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Question about family planning medicaid and birth control?

If your on family planning medicaid is it true you can only switch birth control methods once a year? Ive been on merina for almost 8 months now. So would I have to wait until next year before I can switch to another birth control?

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Asked by bluerose26 at 6:39 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Health

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  • I have never hear that- not sure why it would matter...

    Answer by skittles1108 at 6:46 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I've never heard of that. Best thing for you to do is call your 1-800 and ask them.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 6:50 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Your best bet for a correct answer is to call them and ask them to explain what your options are!!

    Answer by Morgain at 7:05 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Not true in my area, but i dont know about every state. I can switch til im happy :)

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 7:17 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I would make some phone calls. I don't think they can restrict 1 type of birth control per year. I do think they restrict 1 type per month so that meds aren't over lapped. I guess my thought is not everyone knows what birth control meds they can or can not use.

    Answer by babygoose78 at 9:42 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

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