How Much Does Generic Birth Control Cost?

How much does birth control cost?

The Pill usually costs between $0–$50 a month, depending on the type.

Many health and family planning clinics (such as Planned Parenthood) sell birth control pills for less.

And birth control pills and doctor visits are covered by many health insurance plans.

Where can I get birth control for free?

Some free clinics and community health centers, like Planned Parenthood, offer low- or no-cost birth control.

Is birth control covered by health insurance 2019?

Because of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), most insurance plans must cover all methods of birth control at no cost to you, including the pill. However, some plans only cover certain brands of pills or generic versions. Most Planned Parenthood health centers accept Medicaid and other health insurance.

Do generic birth control pills work?

Generic birth control is just as effective as the brand name version because they have the same active ingredients. These inactive ingredients sometimes cause side effects in some women, but they do not affect the efficacy of the generic birth control.