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