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Important Safety Information

If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain
cancers, don’t use Skyla.
Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic
infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Skyla comes out, tell your healthcare
provider (HCP)... continue reading below

Insurance Coverage

Check with your health insurance to see if you can get Skyla at no cost, including product cost and your placement and removal appointments. Based on the current healthcare law, most insurance plans are required to cover the cost of prescription birth control. For many women, this means no co-pays, no deductibles and no out-of-pocket costs for birth control, including Skyla.1

Learn about your coverage

There are more than 100 health insurance providers that now cover the cost of Skyla, including product cost and your placement and removal appointments. Some of these health insurance providers are*:

  • Aetna®
  • Cigna®
  • Coventry®
  • HealthNet®
  • Highmark®
  • Humana®
  • United®
  • WellPoint®
  • Blue Cross® and Blue
    Shield® (BCBS) *List is subject to change.
     
    The majority of BCBS-affiliated plans.
*List is subject to change.
 
The majority of BCBS-affiliated plans.

Even if your health insurance provider is listed here, the details of your plan may vary. It is important to verify your specific benefits and coverage with your health insurance provider. Remember to ask whether Skyla is covered at no cost under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

If you are having trouble getting Skyla at no cost, visit CoverHer.org or call the National Women’s Law Center at 1-866-745-5487. A variety of resources are available to help you get the coverage you may be entitled to under the ACA.

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Checking your insurance coverage

Contact your health insurance company and follow these easy steps:

  1. Call the customer service number on the back of your insurance card.
  2. Call the customer service number on the back of your insurance card.
  3. Tell them that Skyla is a physician-administered birth control, so it may be covered by your medical benefit instead of your prescription drug benefit. Remember to ask if the cost is covered under the Affordable Care Act.
  4. You may need to provide the J code that identifies Skyla, which is J7301.
  5. If your insurance company says that Skyla is not covered as a medical benefit, then it may be covered as a pharmacy benefit. To find out, call the customer service number on the back of your pharmacy drug card and ask if the Skyla IUD is covered.
  6. When you call your insurance company, remember to get the name of the person you speak with and ask for a reference number for your inquiry.

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Reference: 1. Affordable Care Act Implementation FAQs – Set 12. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website.
http://www.cms.gov/CCIIO/Resources/ Fact-Sheets-and-FAQs/aca_implementation_faqs12.html. Accessed February 27, 2015.
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Skyla Indication

Skyla® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 3 years.

Skyla Important Safety Information
  • If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don't use Skyla. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Skyla comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If Skyla comes out, use back-up birth control.
  • Skyla may attach to or go through the uterus (perforation) and cause other problems. The risk of perforation is increased if Skyla is inserted while you are breastfeeding. Talk to your HCP.
  • Pregnancy while using Skyla is uncommon but can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.
  • Ovarian cysts may occur but usually disappear.
  • Bleeding and spotting may increase in the first 3 to 6 months and remain irregular. Periods over time usually become shorter, lighter, or may stop.

Skyla does not protect against HIV or STDs.

Only you and your HCP can decide if Skyla is right for you. Skyla is available by prescription only.

For important risk and use information about Skyla, please see the Full Prescribing Information.

Mirena Indications & Usage

Mirena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 5 years. Mirena also treats heavy periods in women who choose intrauterine contraception. Mirena is recommended for women who have had a child.

Mirena Important Safety Information
  • If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don't use Mirena. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Mirena comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If Mirena comes out, use back-up birth control.
  • Mirena may attach to or go through the uterus (perforation) and cause other problems. The risk of perforation is increased if Mirena is inserted while you are breastfeeding. Talk to your HCP.
  • Pregnancy while using Mirena is uncommon but can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.
  • Ovarian cysts may occur but usually disappear.
  • Bleeding and spotting may increase in the first 3 to 6 months and remain irregular. Periods over time usually become shorter, lighter, or may stop.
    • Mirena does not protect against HIV or STDs.

      Only you and your HCP can decide if Mirena is right for you. Mirena is available by prescription only.

      For important risk and use information about Mirena, please see the Full Prescribing Information.

Kyleena Indication

KyleenaTM (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 5 years.

Kyleena Important Safety Information
  • If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don’t use Kyleena. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Kyleena comes out, tell your doctor. If Kyleena comes out, use back-up birth control. Kyleena may attach to or go through the uterus and cause other problems.
  • Pregnancy while using Kyleena is uncommon but can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.
  • Ovarian cysts may occur but usually disappear.
  • Bleeding and spotting may increase in the first 3 to 6 months and remain irregular. Periods over time usually become shorter, lighter, or may stop.

Kyleena does not protect against HIV or STDs.

Only you and your healthcare provider can decide if Kyleena is right for you. Kyleena is available by prescription only.

For important risk and use information about Kyleena, please see Full Prescribing Information.