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.
Check out this quick video for an overview of the program and our application process.
Thanks to the Wisconsin Medicaid Family Planning Only Services (FPOS), you might qualify to receive these services at no cost.
Eligible residents who are at least 15 years of age wanting contraceptive and reproductive care services.
Overview: Wisconsin residents 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.
* This income limit is effective February 1, 2021. The income limit is based on federal guidelines, which may change each year.
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, including UHCS:
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 (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. Immigrants may be asked to show USCIS documentation.
3. PAYROLL STUBS FOR THE FULL 30 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR APPLICATION
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.
For more information on the Family Planning Only Services, call University Health and Counseling Services at (262) 472-1300, and press option 4.
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 4.