What We Do

We encourage you to visit Health Imperative’s Web Site (http://www NULL.healthimperatives NULL.org/reprohealth/marthas-vineyard-family-planning) for complete & up-to-date information!

Our clinic provides the following array of services:

  • Gynecological Exams
  • Pregnancy Testing and Options Counseling
  • Birth Control/Contraceptive Information, Counseling, and Supplies
  • Rapid HIV Testing, Counseling, Risk Assessment, Education and Referrals
  • Testing, Education, and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Urinary Tract Infections, and Common GYN problems
  • Emergency Contraception “ECP” or “Morning After Pills”
  • Breast Exams and Self-Exam Education
  • Pap Smear and Pap Test Follow-up
  • Screening for Anemia, High Blood Pressure, and Diabetes
  • Referrals for other Health Risks and Concerns
  • Male Reproductive Health Exams

All services are provided by licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and a professionally trained counseling staff.

We also offer the following birth control options:

  • Condoms (Male and Female)
  • Oral Contraceptives (“The Pill”)
  • Orthro Evra Patch (“The Patch”)
  • Emergency Contraception (EC, “The morning after pill,” Plan B, etc.)
  • Diaphragm
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Implanon (Single Rod)
  • Depo Provera (“The Shot”)
  • Fem Cap
  • Vaginal Contraceptive Film, Foam, and Jelly
  • Nuva Ring
  • Vasectomies available by referral – please ask about our reimbursement program funded by the Martha’s Vineyard Friends of Family Planning
  • Tubal ligations by referrals

We do not deny access to services based on anyone’s ability to pay.
The Clinic accepts the following types of insurance:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
  • BMC Boston Health Net
  • Celticare
  • Children’s Medical Insurances
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Medicaid/MassHealth/Commonwealth
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Network Health
  • Tufts
  • United Health

The Clinic also offers Community-Based Services
Education programs for schools, community groups and agencies.  Topics include the following:

  • Pregnancy Prevention
  • HIV/STD Prevention
  • Sexuality and other Reproductive Health Issues

The Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning Clinic is supported by Federal and state funds, patient fees, Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard, Inc. and donations.