Coverage of Gynecological Care and Contraception
Gynecological services are vital for women throughout their lifetimes. Pap smears, breast exams, counseling, and contraceptive care are important preventive services, but women often do not get these at levels recommended by experts. This fact sheet summarizes coverage of gynecological care and contraceptives. It focuses on women’s use of services, types of providers, and types of insurance. Special emphasis is given to uninsured women and those with Medicaid coverage.
also of interest
- Medicaid at 50: Marking a Milestone for Women's Health
- Abortion Coverage in Marketplace Plans, 2015
- Women and Health Care in the Early Years of the ACA: Key Findings from the 2013 Kaiser Women's Health Survey
- Medicaid's Role for Women Across the Lifespan: Current Issues and the Impact of the Affordable Care Act