Well - Women's Preventative Care

We encourage our female members to get regular preventative care services. Well-Women’s Preventative Care services and other preventative care and screening services are available without copayment or cost-sharing. An Annual Well-Woman Preventative Care visit will help identify health problems and promote healthy lifestyle habits that reduce the risks of some health problems. These Well-Women Preventative services include, but are not limited to: 

  • A physical wellness exam that assesses overall health
  • Clinical breast exams and mammograms
  • Pelvic Exams, cervical cancer screening including pap smear.
  • Immunization including the availability of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as recommended by the CDC and your provider.
  • Testing as appropriate for your age and risk factors. 
  • Initiating referrals for further testing, care and treatment if needed

Additional screenings and counseling which focus on minimizing health risks and maintaining a healthy lifestyle may include topics such as:

  • Nutrition, physical activity and elevated body mass index as an indicator of possible obesity.
  • Tobacco and substance use, abuse and dependency.
  • Depression screening.
  • Interpersonal and domestic violence.
  • Sexually transmitted infections and HIV.
  • Colorectal cancer screenings.
  • Family Planning Services and Supplies.
  • Preconception counseling with discussion about a healthy lifestyle before and between pregnancies, which includes (Reproductive history and sexual practices).
  • Healthy weight; diet, nutrition & folic acid intake, and the use of nutritional supplements.
  • Physical activity or exercise.
  • Oral Health Care.
  • Chronic disease management.
  • Emotional wellness.
  • Tobacco, substance (caffeine, alcohol, marijuana and other drugs), including prescription drug use.
  • Recommended intervals between pregnancies.

Call our Customer Care Center if you need help finding a doctor or if you need assistance in scheduling free transportation to and from your medical appointments. 

Preventative and Well Care Services

Female members have direct access to preventative and well care services from a Primary Care Provider or a Gynecologist within the Contractor’s network without the need for a referral.
Maternity care services include, but are not limited to:

  • Identification of pregnancy
  • Medically necessary prenatal services
  • Treatment of pregnancy related conditions
  • Labor and delivery services
  • Postpartum care
  • Related services such as outreach, education, and family planning services