Telehealth platform aims to increase access to birth control for the nearly one in five women in D.C. who are on Medicaid.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2022 — Twentyeight Health, a telehealth company increasing access to sexual and reproductive care for women from underserved communities, today announced that it is accepting Medicaid in D.C. for birth control.
“Nearly one in five women in DC receives health care coverage through Medicaid, and yet only a fraction of doctors accept new Medicaid patients,” said Amy Fan, co-founder of Twentyeight Health. “As we expand our Medicaid coverage to D.C., we will help more women access the high-quality, affordable telehealth services for birth control that everyone deserves.”
In addition to accepting Medicaid, Twentyeight Health has pursued a number of other initiatives focused on increasing access to birth control, including:
Twentyeight Health offers the pill, patch, ring, shot, emergency contraception, internal condoms (FC2), and COVID-19 tests. To learn more, visit www.twentyeighthealth.com.
About Twentyeight Health
Twentyeight Health is a mission-driven women’s health organization expanding access to reproductive and sexual health services through high quality telemedicine care, a convenient online platform, and affordable options. Starting with birth control, Twentyeight Health is available in more than 30 states across the U.S., serving more than 85 percent of women of reproductive age. Twentyeight Health has received multiple awards for the company’s impact, including Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Next 1000, Top 50 in Digital Health by Rock Health, the NYC Digital Health 100, and Verywell Health’s Best Birth Control Delivery Services.
To learn more, visit www.twentyeighthealth.com.