As of 9/2021

There are helpful resources for individuals with barriers to healthcare access in other sections of this website (testing under “Health Info”, and many under “Communities”) that can also apply to mothers-to-be. Note that Bread for the City (free COVID-19 testing and free primary care) does not offer prenatal care.

In addition, there are many clinics and healthcare centers in the area that take insurance but do not require it. They offer free, discounted, or sliding fee scale payments. This is helpful if for some reason you are not eligible for Medicaid, or while waiting for your application to be processed. Because of COVID-19 many of these health centers are not accepting walk-ins, so it is important to call beforehand. There is more information on the DC Department of Health Website and on each of these healthcare centers’ individual websites:

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