Account for Family Planning


Program Information

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) received funds during both the 80th and 81st Legislative Sessions in support of reproductive health activities outlined in Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 442.710 to 442.745, inclusive, to provide family planning and/or other specified services in Nevada to persons who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining such services because of poverty, lack of insurance or transportation, or any other reason.

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      Program Services and Procedures Offered

      The following services and procedures are offered through the Account for Family Planning: 

      • The provision of education by trained personnel concerning family planning.

      • The distribution of information concerning family planning.

      • The referral of persons to appropriate agencies, organizations, and providers of health care for consultation, examination, treatment, genetic counseling and prescriptions for the purpose of family planning.

      • The distribution of contraceptives, the installation of contraceptive devices and the performance of contraceptive procedures approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, which must be limited to:

          º Voluntary sterilization for men and women

          º Surgical sterilization implants for women

          º Implantable rods

          º Copper-based intrauterine devices

          º Progesterone-based intrauterine devices

          º Injections

          º Combined estrogen- and progestin-based drugs

          º Progestin-based drugs

          º Extended- or continuous-regimen drugs

          º Estrogen- and progestin-based patches

          º Vaginal contraceptive rings

          º Diaphragms with spermicide

          º Sponges with spermicide

          º Cervical caps with spermicide

          º Condoms

          º Spermicide

          º Combined estrogen- and progestin-based drugs for emergency contraception or progestin-based drugs for emergency contraception; and Ulipristal acetate for emergency contraception

      • The provision of or referral of persons or preconception health services and assistance to achieve pregnancy.

      • The provision of or referral of persons for testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

      • The provision of any vaccinations recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Health and Human Services or its successor organization.

      Individuals who qualify for family planning services:

      • Have low income or

      • No income or

      • No health insurance or

      • Underinsured

      • No transportation or

      • Lack of reliable transportation

      • Require assistance obtaining information about whether and when to have children.

      • Require testing or preventative service regarding sexually transmitted infections.

         

         

          Contact Us

          4150 Technology Way, Suite 210
          Carson City, NV 89706
          Phone: 775-546-8498
          Fax: 775-684-5998

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