Doctor visits & tests

Recommended services for women.

Assessments, screenings and counseling

BRCA risk assessment and genetic counseling/testing

Risk assessments for women with family history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer. Women who test positive should receive genetic counseling and, if indicated after counseling, BRCA testing. BRCA testing is covered once in a lifetime. 

Breast cancer counseling

At your doctor’s discretion for women at high risk of breast cancer who may benefit from chemoprevention

Breast cancer screening

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) or mammogram covered once every 2 years for women ages 50-74. Begin at age 30 for those at high risk or at doctor’s discretion.

Contraceptive counseling and contraception methods

FDA–approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, education and counseling.

Note: Some employers may exclude contraceptives from their health plans. To find out if your plan includes this service, please contact your employer or call Customer Service at the number listed on the back of your member ID card.

Depression screening

During physical exam. Also, recommended for all pregnant and postpartum women.

Domestic violence and intimate partner violence screening and counseling


HIV counseling and screening

Adults up to age 65. Screen older adults if at high risk.

Osteoporosis screening

Women 65 and older. Younger women who are at high risk.

Cervical cancer screening, Pap and HPV test

Pap test once every 3 years for women 21-61 years old or a Pap test with an HPV test every 5 years for women ages 30-65

Sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention counseling and screening

Annual screening and counseling for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis for women who are at high risk

Urinary incontinence screening


Well-woman visits (physical exams)

One visit every 1-3 years