Doctor visits & tests

Recommended services to receive when you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Assessments, screenings and counseling

Bacteriuria screening with urine culture

Between 12 and 16 weeks gestation or during first prenatal visit if later

Breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling

Lactation support and counseling to pregnant and postpartum women, including costs for rental of breastfeeding equipment

Depression screening

Recommended for pregnant and postpartum women who are at increased risk of depression. Note: Counseling services will be covered at 100% for perinatal women at risk for depression effective February 1, 2020.

Gestational diabetes screening

Women 24 – 28 weeks pregnant and those identified as high risk for gestational diabetes.    Women with a history of gestational diabetes, who have not been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, should be screened for diabetes as early as 4 weeks postpartum, but no later than one year postpartum.

Hematocrit or hemoglobin screening

During the first prenatal visit

Hepatitis B screening

During the first prenatal visit

HIV screening

All pregnant women during each pregnancy

Iron-deficient anemia screening

On a routine basis

Rh incompatibility screening

On first visit and follow-up testing for women at high risk

Routine maternity care

Routine prenatal and postpartum visits for all pregnant women

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening

Screening and counseling for chlamydia and syphilis