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IUD Cost

How Much Does an IUD Cost?

low costWith Insurance: $10-$160average costWithout Insurance: $210-$800

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small T-shaped plastic birth control device inserted into the uterus during a brief procedure in a doctor's office. There are two types of IUD -- one uses copper and the other, progestin -- and the copper IUD is popular among women who want a non-hormonal form of birth control.

Typical costs:

  • For patients not covered by insurance, an IUD typically costs between $175 and $600 for the device, insertion and a follow-up appointment. Sometimes an appointment for a pelvic exam, where you discuss whether the IUD is right for you, is required before the insertion appointment can be made. This can cost an additional $35 to $200 -- for a total of $210 to $800.
  • For patients covered by insurance, out-of-pocket costs likely include a copay of $10 to $30 for the initial doctors' visit and a similar copay for the insertion, or a percentage of the total cost, usually about 20 percent.
  • Many health insurance plans cover IUDs -- especially those with a birth control coverage rider. In some states, it's mandatory; the Kaiser Family Foundation[1] lists the 26 states that require insurance with prescription drug coverage to include contraceptive devices. On[2] forum, women discuss their experiences with various health insurance plans and IUD coverage.
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What should be included:
  • In the United States, there are two types of IUDs available: ParaGard, which is wrapped with copper to prevent pregnancy and Mirena, which releases low doses of the hormone progestin. Both types of IUD affect sperm movement -- preventing sperm from fertilizing eggs -- and change the lining of the uterus. The IUD with progestin also can prevent ovulation. It is possible that both types might prevent a fertilized egg from implanting. Planned Parenthood[3] has an overview of IUDs.
  • IUDs usually are inserted during a menstrual period, to make the process easier. First, the doctor will run tests to make sure you are not pregnant and do not have any STDs, and might give you a mild pain reliever, such as ibuprofen.The doctor will insert a speculum into the vagina, put antiseptic on the cervix, put the IUD into an insertion tube, which folds down the crossbars of the T-shaped device, and insert the IUD.
  • IUDs are 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy as long as they remain in place; it is important to check after each menstrual period to make sure the string of the IUD is in the same position. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration[4] offers a chart comparing risks and effectiveness rates of various forms of birth control.
Additional costs:
  • Removal of the IUD might be included in original cost, or it could cost as much as $100 to $200.
  • Mirena IUDs need to be replaced every five years and ParaGard IUDs every12 years. The cost of replacement is the same as the original cost.
  • Family planning or health clinics, such as Planned Parenthood, often offer IUDs for a discount to women who qualify, based on a sliding scale. Prices can be more than two-thirds lower than at doctors' offices.
Shopping for an iud:
  • Many gynecologists offer IUDs, so check with your regular doctor. Or, check with Planned Parenthood[5] or other local health clinics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services[6] offers a clinic locator by city or zip code.
  • IUDs are recommended for women in monogamous relationships -- contracting a sexually transmitted disease while using an IUD can cause scarring and lead to infertility -- and who have had at least one child. It also can be used by women who have not had children, but they are more likely to expel it; as many as 10 percent of women who get an IUD expel it in the first year.
  • According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration[7] , risks include: cramps, bleeding, pelvic inflammatory disease, developing a tear or hole in the uterus, lowered sex drive and menstrual changes.
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. Always consult your physician or pharmacist regarding medications or medical procedures.
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IUD was a great decision for our family
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Stephiepie in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.Posted: October 10th, 2018 11:10AM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: UnitedHealth
We got pregnant and weren't ready for another LO too soon so I put it in 3 months PP.
I have never had an issue since. I'm almost at my 5 year point. No complaints at all. Insurance covered it 100%. My LO is a blessing but wished I knew it was covered before I got pregnant.
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Worked for almost 3 yrs
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in San Diego, CA.Posted: November 6th, 2016 07:11PM
Policy/Plan:: Sharp hmoDoctor or Clinic: West coast on/gyn
When I first got my IUD I forot to take the pain meds suggested when I went in it hurt pretty bad but overall it was quick I bled heavily for the first 2 and a half months then had no periods for 3 years! Recently it has been hurting me only now I do not have insurance to cover anything! Be it removal, surgery to get it out of my uterus, anything! I would not suggest getting this if you think you may not have insurance by then time you need it taken out or at any point you may have it in case of complications.
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Get a Paraguard now
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Christin L in Columbia, MO.Posted: August 16th, 2016 11:08AM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: Tricare
Policy/Plan:: TricarePrimeDoctor or Clinic: Dr. Wisdom
30 year old female, never pregnant, got a paraguard IUD placed a month ago when I was 3 days into my period. Placement was easy, took 1000mg advil 1hr prior to appointment, not really painful, more of a weird crampy flutter feeling during sounding and placement, some spotting the first month but no issues. Highly recommend, was scared by all the comments about pain but seems to be highly individual and may be related to placement experience, my provider has placed over 1000 IUDs, took <3min once I was in place and on the table. Free for me but billed insurance $289. Great hormone free, highly effective birth control option, good for 12 years.
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IUD paragard
Amount: $20.00
Posted by: LKS in west hollywood, CA.Posted: April 28th, 2016 02:04PM
With or Without Insurance: withoutInsurer::
I have paragard since one year ago, no kids, 30 years old, the insertion was SO PAINFULL, the first month my vagina smell changed, and the smell of my period OH GOD!! is HORRIBLE, i have never experienced something like that...
The doctor told me that Paragard is innocuous, no side effects just, painful and large periods, but I've had PANIC ATTACKS, ANXIETY, WEAKNESS, TIREDNESS, DEPRESSION, it seems i am suffering COPPER POISONING, please girls if you had this feeling before you should think about the removal, the doctors rarely tell you about COPPER TOXICITY. I was very healthy and now I am living with this, i just realized that the reason was the paragard, there is a lot of evidence about the direct relation between copper and anxiety or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
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Mirena IUD
Amount: $1,575.00
Posted by: Sara Sinclair in bellflower, CA.Posted: February 26th, 2016 05:02AM
With or Without Insurance: with out insuranceInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: DR.Shah
The most sought after birth control method on the market.Very effective reliable ,totally comfortable,you can not feel it at all.Best experience I have had with Birth control as well as IUD.1575.00 dollars includes pap smear prior to procedure .
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Posted by: Mayliz in Fall River, MA.Posted: January 14th, 2016 06:01AM
Policy/Plan:: MassHealthDoctor or Clinic:
Got it inserted at the age 16 without ever having a baby. The gynecologist examed me the day before insertion and had me put a pill inside my vagina to dilate my cervix to facilitate the insertion of the iud the next day.
The moment it was inserted i felt a sharp pinch sort of pain but bearable. Afterwards I had cramps for about an hour but nothing some Advil couldn't help :)
I've had a great experience with it.
During the first whole year I had no period, 2nd year I would get it every 2-3 months but suuuper light. Every year my period would get more regular. Now I'm 21, and I have a few months before I need to replace it, and I have my period every month now but it's never as heavy as it was before getting this. No pregnancy scares either so I'm happy. Planning on getting it again but I moved to Puerto Rico and I've herd public health plans don't cover that here :/ still need to investigate a bit more, if anyone has knowledge on this please let me knoow
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Mirena- no pain, no periods, no worries, no kids
Amount: $214.00
Posted by: Mirena lover in M, VT.Posted: January 1st, 2016 09:01AM
With or Without Insurance: WithoutInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Planned Parenthood
I was 22 when I had mirena put in, never been pregnant, and I am so happy that I did. I had very painful, long, heavy periods before my IUD, and haven't had a single period since. There was some mild pain, more like discomfort, at the insertion, but perhaps I considered it mild since my periods had always so bad so it wasn't anything I wasn't already used to. I had always been sensitive to hormones in the pill (tried many different) with mood swings/depression, but mirena has not affected me at all in the same way. It seems like the hormones just stay in your uterus and don't travel all around your body. Also, I haven't had any weight gain, breakouts, etc. Of course it's not for everyone, but for a-never-been pregnant woman, in a monogamous relationship with a history of horrible periods this has been a perfect fit. Also, Planned Parenthood was so helpful with the price as I was a poor student at the time.
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IUD removal costs
Amount: $6,400.00
Posted by: aidsy in Cincinnatti, OH.Posted: November 21st, 2015 12:11AM
With or Without Insurance: withoutInsurer:: NA
Policy/Plan:: NADoctor or Clinic: NA
Wanting advice my fiance has to get some form of IUD removed as she is constantly bleeding menstral cramps etc etc ... and is being asked $3200 down for an apointment then $3200 for the operation 2 weeks later, she is not covered by insurance as it was installed under insurance. She is from Ohio Cinci area ........does this sound right ????
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Amount: $350.00
Posted by: LL in New York, NY.Posted: November 10th, 2015 03:11PM
With or Without Insurance: WithInsurer:: CIGNA
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: doc
The Mirena insertion was fully covered by my insurance... however, the doc recommended I come back for a sonogram checkup to make sure the IUD was placed correctly and not causing any problems. Despite the fact that I was TOLD the sonogram would be covered, it WASN'T, and I was billed $350. I'm going to try to negotiate. So annoying.
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Loved my IUD- Romoved 2 yrs early
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Lisa Flor in San Francisco, CA.Posted: August 18th, 2015 12:08AM
Policy/Plan:: PPO InsurancrDoctor or Clinic: Foctor
I got the IUD after a difficult 3rd labor . It was suggested that I shouldn't have anymore children due to High Risk pregnancy's caused by multiple health issues . I want a family a follow all the rules but back to the IUD. I Love It and want it back. I took it out 2 yrs early and have 6 yr old Kiki and 4 yr old Sammy. Two of my friends had all the bad side affects such as strong bleeding and cramping but I had nothing. I say give it a shot . I'm trying to get mine again . Scared to tie my tubes . Hope this helps . All of our bodies react different.😳 Lisa
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Posted by: Steph1087 in Harrisburg, PA.Posted: April 5th, 2015 07:04PM
Policy/Plan:: United health careDoctor or Clinic: Clinic
I got the paragard two years ago and just found out I'm pregnant with number two! I'm getting a tubal after this bundle of joy.
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Most painful and traumatic experience ever
Amount: $200.00
Posted by: Wiser now in Denver, CO.Posted: November 13th, 2014 04:11PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: Humana
If you have not had children DO NOT get an IUD without injected pain meds (into the cervix). I will never be the same person after what I went through on that horrible day. The doctor (female) that I'd been seeing for 3 years LIED to me and told me it wouldn't hurt and pushed me to not pay for extra pain meds (as I'd originally planned).
I can't tell you this enough gals: they LIE. If you haven't had children this will HURT LIKE NOTHING YOUVE EVER FELT BEFORE. Don't let them brutalize you. GET PAIN MEDS...INJECTED...and more to take home, or don't do it.
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iud.. Mirena
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Posted by: suezanne in waterbury, CT.Posted: July 8th, 2014 05:07PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer::
i love the mirena so much i had it after my frist daughter took it out to have my sencond and i got it again no periods.. spot sometimes but hardly ever. both times. love it. 2007 my first one then the second one in 2012
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: dahmino408 in San Jose, CA.Posted: July 4th, 2014 02:07AM
Policy/Plan:: Copper IUDDoctor or Clinic: Planned Parenthood
Insertion was the most painful experience I've ever been through. Then again, I'm 18 with no kids so maybe that had something to do with it I'm not sure. But anyway, the doctor did her thing but I had severe cramps right after the procedure was done. It was so bad & the pain lasted an hour. But after it went away, the rest of my day was normal. Sex with the bf didn't hurt, I had some expected bleeding, but all was fine. Now as I lay in bed typing this, its hurting a little in the front where it would be, hope thats not a bad sign or anything. Still waiting on how it effects my periods etc.
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Amount: $500.00
Posted by: Manderz in Little Rock, AR.Posted: April 9th, 2014 08:04AM
With or Without Insurance: Clinic did not take insuranceInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Little Rock Family Planning Services
I had the Paragard IUD placed during a procedure and did not feel anything. My periods were heavier and cramps became stronger over time. I had this IUD removed in 2012 (7 years inserted) and became pregnant within 8 months. I prefer the Paragard because it lasts twice as long as the Mirena and has no horrible hormones. I am getting another one inserted after I deliver my baby girl in a few weeks. My current doctor has no account with Paragard, but I plan on ordering one myself, even if I have to pay for it, because it's worth it.
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Paragart is the best.
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Ana Ach in Fremont, CA.Posted: February 7th, 2014 08:02PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: United Healt Care
I have a depression since my delivery in 2011, because i have hypothyroidism and a just a little peace of an ovary so, a lot of problems with my hormones and i used the Paragard and take medication and i feel really great. No hormones is the best for me.
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Posted by: Jojojo in Bridgewater, NJ.Posted: July 29th, 2013 08:07AM
Policy/Plan:: Oxford united healthcareDoctor or Clinic: Somerset OBGYN
I was charged by CVS $225 which was trying to double dip! Be aware. I called the insurance (medical not Rx) and they told me that it was fully covered already and CVS supposed to reinburse me the $$$. Do many phone calls with different operators and I got my money back! Don't give up with most insurance it's 100% but they are trying to double dip so be aware of that.
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Mirena IUD
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Lindsey in VA in Kingsport, TN.Posted: July 22nd, 2013 09:07PM
With or Without Insurance: WithInsurer:: United Healthcare
I got my Mirena IUD in March 2008. (Yes, I know it needs to be replaced. I'm getting to that...)

I have no children, but, due to some problems, had 2 DNCs before the IUD went in. It wasn't as painful as either of those, but yes, it did hurt. They give you like a Motrin 800mg before you go in, but I would suggest taking something stronger (if you know what I mean) if you can get it before you go! It isn't pleasant at all!

I bleed for several weeks and hurt like heck! I had to go back and have several ultrasounds and rechecks to make sure it was in the right place. It was so I toughed it out. Evenutally, the pain went away. Now, I barely have a period ... once every 3 or 4 months and it is sooo light! No cramps! No mood swings! Great!

Now, I am getting ready to have it removed, and, pending that I can find a cheap, cheap income-based clinic (since I am now unemployed and no insurance at all!), I want to have it replaced. It has been perfect preventing pregnancy! Definitely recommend it if you can tough out a few days of cramps, spotting, and a little bit of pain. It's well worth it if you are not looking forward to the pain of childbirth .. which I have heard is hideous!!!
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Have iud need round two
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Caitie in Ft Worth, TX.Posted: July 17th, 2013 10:07PM
Policy/Plan:: With then -without nowDoctor or Clinic: Private - planned pare hood
I've had the mirena for 5 years and I'm going thru the process of getting another iud. I remember it hurt a little and I spotted. But it went away and I've been period free maybe 4 years. - I'm looking in to the paraguard - I like the 12 years over the 5. Even if I have to have a period again.
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Posted by: jackie11131 in ny, NY.Posted: March 21st, 2013 08:03PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: united healthcare oxford
Hey guys i want to know how much iud costs with united health care oxford in ny! let me [email protected]
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Posted by: lesliemarie in fallbrook, CA.Posted: February 12th, 2013 08:02PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: womens health clinic
i had paraguard inserted on 2007 until now 2013. i have had several problems with it. i only have one sexual partner but i seem to get vaginal infections often!!! i have had it all. fishy smell, discharge, vaginal dryness. embarrassing to keep going to the clinic with a different problem... i really don't like it. but it has been the only birth control to be the best. i have tried it all, gained a ton of weight with the rest... dont like paraguard much,,, and considering a removal,,,,
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Amount: $50.00
Posted by: L\'Ori in Norcross, GA.Posted: February 7th, 2013 09:02AM
With or Without Insurance: WithInsurer:: Kaiser
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Kaiser
Got it at the age of 22 (no kids), the insertion process was a bit painful i started cramping a bit when she was measuring my uterus then the majority of the cramping came when the insertion tube was put in. Taking really deep breathes helped some but I still felt terrible. I cramped the rest of the day not as bad and then slightly the next day. My first cycle having mirena was half the flow (only needed liners) BUT it lasted 2 weeks straight. After that I spotted maybe 5 times & my cycle was light & back to a decent length (3-5 days). I would suggest waiting like a week to have intercourse though. My mirena slipped down some months later (7 months) so It had to be removed (u cough, they pull its out didn't feel a thing) I loved not worrying about taking a pill every day & will be getting another one soon :)
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Posted by: monkeysmom2000 in Youngstown, OH.Posted: December 12th, 2012 05:12PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: Anthem/Aetna
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Doctor
I love it. I have had it for five years. Am getting it removed next week and a new one put in. Getting it in was mildly uncomfortable but tolorable but then I nearly passed out, not from pain but just for some wierd reason. I have had hardly any bleeding at all in five years. AWESOME!!
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Posted by: Ariana in Weatherford, OK.Posted: August 20th, 2012 10:08AM
With or Without Insurance: WithoutInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Health Dept Covered ItDoctor or Clinic:
I have never had a child, and having my mirena put in made what was formerly a 10 on my personal pain scale (4 hours of tattoo) into a 7. There was no anesthetic or anything, and I was out of commission for about 24 hours afterwards taking otc nsaids round the clock. For about 2 weeks afterwards I would have random spasms in my uterus that hurt about a 5. I have now had it in 11 months and have decided to have it removed. After the first two months I began having periods only about once every three months, which lasted half as long as they naturally do. It was very convenient not having to take a pill or change out the nuvaring. I did not have mood swings or anything on mirena, but I did have a worsening of my acne, my body holds a lot of water weight all the time, and I have gained 35 pounds since it was put in despite my diet improving and exercising now. I am having a paragard put in instead, and I dread the removal and insertion of the new one desperately, but the peace of mind at
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Mirena IUD
Amount: $1,800.00
Posted by: Mallory in Beaver, PA.Posted: May 17th, 2012 07:05AM
With or Without Insurance: With InsuranceInsurer:: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Dr. McCormick
I had Mirena put in almost a year ago. It was a smart decision for me because I am in law school and no longer have to worry about having a period. I do get occasional mood swings and break outs the week my period would normally come. However, I received a bill from my provider stating that the insurance covered NOTHING! I was made aware that it might not cover the entire IUD but never in my wildest dreams thought I would be paying $1800 for the entire procedure. I was charged by my doctor over $900 for the procedure, costs I was not expecting, nor was I ever informed would come about. I also was charged for the Mirena device, $844. My advice is to thoroughly ask your doctor what they will charge in the event the insurance does not cover the device. These are charges that I will continue to fight due to the fact my doctor never told me about those charges even after I asked AND my doctor was the one to recommend this device!
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Posted by: Htown Diva in Houston, TX.Posted: May 15th, 2012 07:05PM
With or Without Insurance: WithInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Dr Jacqueline Brown
I got the IUD after having my first child in 2010. And I wanted something a little more reliable...I absolutely love it. No problems, no complications, I had heavy bleeding at first but my cycles are normal and only last about 3 days. Best form of birth control I've had since I started using birth control 15 years ago.. My daughter will be 2 in a couple months and no mishaps on this end..
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Posted by: ldbb8 in Las Cruces, NM.Posted: May 7th, 2012 10:05AM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: Lovelace
I had my IUD put in after the birth of my third child. It wasn't painful at all, that I remember. I had it in with no problems until my third child was 3, and I gave birth to my 4th. The IUD came out 10 days before my youngest daughter. When the Dr. told me I was pregnant, I asked him how that was possible with an IUD in. He said IUD's are only 99% effective. :) My daughter is determined, that's for sure. We love her and are thrilled she got past the IUD!
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Posted by: a user in Omaha, NE.Posted: April 14th, 2012 01:04PM
With or Without Insurance: With outInsurer::
Anyone know of a place I can go to get my iud out In Omaha nebraska
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Amount: $0.00
Posted by: tabitha in omaha, NE.Posted: March 6th, 2012 09:03PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer::
ive had the mirena for a little over a year. ive noticed moodiness when my period is about to start and some (5 to 7 lbs) weight gain. i really think there is something to the weight gain issue which is why i googled it :(. i will probually leave it in for awhile longer and work out :/.
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painfully confuse
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: atlanta girl in east point, TN.Posted: February 29th, 2012 09:02AM
With or Without Insurance: with insuranceInsurer::
Policy/Plan:: wellcareDoctor or Clinic:
I got mind after my third baby surprise me. Its been painful every since. I hate it. Looking now to get ir remove. I have no insurance now. I had it since march 2008. It gotta come out soon anyways . I have headache,faint spells, and sex can be painful.
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Mirena vs. Medicaid
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: AliceW in Wheat Ridge, CO.Posted: February 27th, 2012 02:02PM
With or Without Insurance: Insurer:: Medicaid
Policy/Plan:: Doctor or Clinic: Westside womans Care
Well, after the worst 5 years of my life since having Mirena installed its time for this lil' sucker to come out.
Firstly, in 5 years I have gained 40lbs. I do not take responsibility for this weight!:( I eat healthy, work out and STILL cant drop this weight.
I have suffered severe lower abdomal and back pain, weird phobias have popped up (I can no longer drive through tunnels, snowboard or barely handle a stressful situation without having a panic attack). Arg. But without insurance what am I supposed to do?
Ok, subject of the matter, If you recieve this while on Medicaid they will drop you post 6 weeks to having your baby. They do not give any sort of "allowance" to cover the biannual checkup that you are supposed to have and if you are gainfully employed when it is time for removal, they will not help in the cost of having it removed.
So here I am 5 years later, the iud is MIA and my insurance wont cover the ultrasound or d&c to have it removed. (rightfully so, I didnt have them when it was installed)
Here's the best part,
Now the clinic that installed the IUD wont remove it because they "forgot" to file one bill to Medicaid and because I filed bankruptcy 4years ago they never got paid & cant come after me.
So, moral of the story.. if your on Medicaid, dont take the IUD offer. Its my opinion that this form of contraception is for women who expect no life changes for 5 years. Before you get it honestly consider the idea that alot changes in 5 years. Are you in a marriage that will last 5 years? Will you have insurance and have regular doctor visits?
These Medicaid doctors do a great job pushing the IUD but if they are not going to see it through to the end then its not worth the risk.
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Amount: $25.00
Posted by: a user in Las Vegas, NV.Posted: January 22nd, 2012 11:01PM
With or Without Insurance: with insuranceInsurer::
I had to have a form of birth control with no hormones since I developed blood clots after having my baby. Insertion was pretty painful so far only mild cramps. I feel like i can feel it during sex but its only been a few weeks since i got it so hope its just temporary feeling.
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Not for everyone
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: MommaKay in Grove, OK.Posted: January 11th, 2012 04:01PM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: state insurance
Policy/Plan:: state insuranceDoctor or Clinic: private
I am on my 2nd IUD and it works. I had my first taken out after 3yrs and got pregnant shortly after. I have my second one in now and it works BUT I am the person that when something has side effects it really does effect me. I get break outs, have had weight gain, and I get the occasional crampiness feeling. I also spot from time to time. All in all it works. I don't like taking pills and I hate shots so it was either this or condoms and I can't afford another child at this time. I have friends that have the IUD and love it and never have spotting or any other problems ::: and I have friends that like me have the break outs and irregular periods. Just keep in mind it isn't for everyone.
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Beware of insurance coverage
Amount: $575.00
Posted by: acquiescek in Des Moines, WA.Posted: December 15th, 2011 11:12AM
With or Without Insurance: withInsurer:: aetna
Policy/Plan:: PPODoctor or Clinic: Highline Three Tree
Called before getting the Mirena, was told it was covered @100% after my co-pay. Have had the Mirena for a couple months now, and have minor cramping and spotting but not enough for me to want to remove it. Just got the bill for $560 last night. When I called this morning they said it was due to my deductible, which is $500. When I pointed out I was still being charged more than $500 they said I just need to submit at appeal. This is why I call ahead before just about anything and check with insurance to make sure I can afford it, and it looks like THAT isn't even reliable anymore... I can't afford healthcare in America, even with "good" insurance!!!
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