Family planning (birth control) coverage.
The Family Planning SPA offers family planning benefits (birth control coverage) and sexual and reproductive health services at no cost.
You do NOT have to be a certain age to be eligible for Family Planning SPA coverage. It’s possible you can qualify for Family Planning SPA benefits even if you already have health care coverage.
To be eligible for Family Planning SPA in Illinois, you MUST:
*Note: You can get temporary, immediate coverage called Family Planning Presumptive Eligibility (FPPE) for two months while your Family Planning SPA application is reviewed. You will not have to answer any questions about your citizenship status to qualify for FPPE coverage.
With Family Planning SPA coverage, you can get any and all of the following at no cost:
Your Family Planning SPA application may take time to be reviewed. That’s why Illinois also offers Family Planning Presumptive Eligibility (FPPE) benefits. With FPPE, you can get immediate, temporary coverage for family planning related care for up to two months.
To be eligible for FPPE coverage, you MUST have a certain yearly income as an individual, and you must have an Illinois mailing address. You can qualify for FPPE and:
** Note: You will not have to answer any questions about your citizenship status to qualify for FPPE coverage.
Even if your application for Family Planning SPA is not approved, the cost of any family planning related services you received using your FPPE benefits is still fully covered.
You can apply for the Family Planning SPA on the Illinois benefits website, in person, or by phone.