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Family Planning Extension Program

What is the FPEP?

The Family Planning Extension Program (FPEP) provides up to 26 months of additional access to family planning services for women, regardless of immigration status, who were on Medicaid while they were pregnant, but lost Medicaid coverage when the pregnancy ended. FPEP services can be provided by NY State Department of Health-funded family planning providers.

Who is eligible?

  • You must have been pregnant within the last 2 years
  • You must be a New York State resident
  • You must have been enrolled in full Medicaid/Prenatal Services through Medicaid when pregnancy ended (It does not matter how the pregnancy ended)
  • You must have lost Medicaid after the pregnancy ended and have no other insurance coverage

How to Apply

You can go to a Family Planning Services Provider enrollment assistance.

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