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What are my options if I am pregnant but do not have health insurance?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Pregnancy is considered a preexisting condition if you do not have health insurance when you become pregnant. If you expect a smooth pregnancy and delivery, you can consider a birthing center, which typically costs less than a hospital. You can also apply for Medicaid, which offers help to low income families if you are eligible. You may also consider a discount medical plan, like AmeriPlan, that help reduce the costs associated with medical treatments.

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