OB/GYN Services in Alameda County

Paying for OB/GYN services

  • Health insurance should cover these services- sign up through Covered California!
  • Signing up for FamilyPACT might be another avenue to lower costs more quickly, such as during non open enrollment times or for people who aren't eligible for health insurance. Covers specific OB/GYN things, excluding abortions!
  • Pregnancy Insurance

There's usually a Planned Parenthood around- you can search by city or zipcode. But, clients are going to be first talking to a call center- they will ask for address and phone number! If client doesn't have one, have them ask to be routed directly to the center where they want services to set up the appointment.

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Family Planning

Emergency Contraception

check out this emergency contraception website!! You can also call 1-888-668-2528 but basically refers you to the website.
Plan B type pills are now available for someone over 18 at chain drugstores- some by prescription and some over the counter! OTC at Walgreens is about $50 though.
Lower cost options might be Planned Parenthood, other community health clinics.

Signing up for FamilyPACT might be another avenue to lower costs more quickly, such as during non open enrollment times or for people who aren't eligible for health insurance.

Birth Control

Sign up for FamilyPACT
You can refer to a community health clinic, such as Lifelong, Tri-City Health Center, Axis Community Health, La Clinica, Native American health center.

  • Ann Chandler (Website). Thursday, 5:30-6 pm. First Saturdays from 11 am - 2:30 pm. It says for established clients already and to make appointment!!! (510) 981-5350.
  • Family Planning Associates Medical Group (Website). (510) 899-7099 or 1-877-883-7264. 400 29th Street, Suite #301, Oakland, CA 94609. Monday, 8 am - 4pm, Tuesday 1:30 pm- 5 pm, Wednesday, 2 - 6 pm. Does a financial screening for at least Medi-cal, may have other financial assistance programs. Otherwise | prices are as listed. Does not seem very discounted.

Pregnancy Tests

  • Axis Community Health (Website) has free/low cost pregnancy tests in Livermore and Pleasanton. Walk in service, they will enroll you during the appointment. If pregnant, can call 925-462-1755.

Pregnancy Options

What ACPHD has to offer!

Prenatal care

Check out community health clinics in Alameda. They will take Medi-Cal, and can issue temporary Medi-Cal for pregnant women.

  • Alta Bates Summit Perinatal Center. 350 30th Street, Suite 205, Oakland. (510) 869-8425. Can accept Medi-Cal, will issue temporary Medi-Cal for pregnant women.
  • Axis Community Health (Website) in Livermore and Pleasanton. Walk in service, they will enroll you during the appointment. If pregnant, can call 925-462-1755.

Abortion

Call the toll-free Alameda County Public Health Clearinghouse information line 1-888-604-INFO (4636) for referrals.

  • Family Planning Associates Medical Group (Website). (510) 899-7099 or 1-877-883-7264. 400 29th Street, Suite #301, Oakland, CA 94609. Monday, 8 am - 4pm, Tuesday 1:30 pm- 5 pm, Wednesday, 2 - 6 pm. Does a financial screening for at least Medi-cal, may have other financial assistance programs. Otherwise | prices are as listed. Up to 9 weeks of pregnancy
  • Planned Parenthood, Mar Monte. (510) 300-3800. Locations in El Cerrito, West Oakland, Richmond, SF . up to 9 weeks of pregnancy for the abortion pill, in-clinic at SF and Richmond
  • Highland hospital- Women's Services, Alameda Health System. (510) 437-4778. 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland. May quality for Presumptive Eligibility Medi-Cal, cash. Up to 12 weeks of pregnancy, call before 8-9 weeks if possible.
  • Family Planning Specialists. (510)268-3720. 200 Webster Street, Suite 100, Oakland CA 94607. Are a Presumptive Eligibility Medi-Cal Provider, can grant immediate, temporary Medi-Cal coverage to low-income pregnant patients. Insurance, cash, credit. Call first to verify. Up to 21 weeks + 6 days of pregnancy
  • Women's Options Center, SFGH. 415-206-8476, 1001 Potrero Ave, SF. Does surgical abortion from gestation - 23 weeks, pill abortion; sliding scale, won't turn anyone away, regardless of county or ability to pay!

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