The purpose of this program is to provide contraceptive (birth control) services to eligible residents, and related reproductive health care that is part of regular birth control services.
Eligible residents who are at least 15 years of age wanting contraceptive and reproductive care services.
Overview: Wisconsin women and men seeking contraception are now able to get confidential family planning health care services and supplies through the Family Planning Only Services. The goal of the FPOS is to stop unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Birth control methods, supplies and family planning health care services which includes:
Use the checklist below to see if you might qualify.
*Monthly income limits:
One-person household $2,975
Two person household $4,011
Three person household $5,046
If you answered "yes" to all of the statements above, there is a good chance you may qualify for the Family Planning Only Services.
Any Medicaid-certified provider can offer the FPOS services. If you are a current UWW student you may also receive services from:
University Health & Counseling Services
710 Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190
Family Planning Only Services requires the following information be provided with your application for enrollment or renewal:
1. PROOF OF IDENTITY (current Drivers License, Student ID, US Military ID, State ID)
2. PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED IF YOU WERE NOT BORN IN WISCONSIN you will also need ONE of the following for proof of U.S. Citizenship:*
*These forms of ID can take up to 3 months to obtain. Please do NOT apply to the program if you do not have acceptable documentation.
3. PAYROLL STUBS FOR THE FULL 30 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR APPLICATION
4. IF YOU ARE AN ALIEN CITIZEN, MUST RESIDE IN THE U.S. FOR 5 YEARS AND HAVE A "GREEN" CARD
For more information on the Family Planning Only Services call University Health and Counseling Services at (262) 472 1300 menu option 6
You are eligible for FPOS services after you receive your “About Your Benefits” letter and FORWARD HEALTH card in the mail. The letter will confirm your dates of eligibility in the program. Be aware that the approval process can take 6-8 weeks to complete. You will be responsible to pay for any services received until you are approved.
To receive FPOS services at UHCS, you must be currently enrolled at UWW, present your FORWARD HEALTH card at each FPOS appointment and maintain a current address and telephone number with UHCS.
In order to receive services at UHCS you must:
If you show up for your Family Planning clinic appointment without your Forward/Forward Health card you will have to reschedule your appointment. You must bring your card to the rescheduled appointment before you may receive services to be paid for by the Family Planning Waiver Program (FPWP).
The timing of receiving services is critical for your services to be paid for by the FPWP. Please note the time periods below.
If you have a current medical order for prescriptive contraception and are currently enrolled in the FPWP, you can receive: 3 months of prescriptive contraceptives (pills, patch or ring) every 78 days. A Depo injection every 90 days.
If you are currently enrolled in the FPOS, you can receive:
If other reproductive health issues arise, ask your provider about what other tests, treatments and medication may be paid for by the FPWP.
If you have questions call 262-472-1300 and press option 6 for billing and insurance.
The monthly limits for eligibility for the FPOS have changed. Check to make sure that you are still eligible.
This site is not meant to replace the advice of a health care or counseling professional. You should not rely on any information on these pages, or information generated for you by this site, to replace consultations with qualified professionals regarding your own specific situation. Some links take you to a source outside of UHCS. The owners of that site, not UHCS, are responsible for the content.
Last Updated: 01/21/16