Appointments and Cost

Out-of-pocket Costs

We understand that out-of-pocket costs are a big concern and play an important factor in your decision. You can expect to pay about $250-600 for the abortion pill depending on if you chose a video visit or come into a center while the carafem procedure costs $550-700 depending on which location you visit. Additionally, our staff will work with you to check with your insurance company to see if they will cover your costs — just call us 24 hours in advance of your appointment to get the process rolling.

Abortion Appointments

Abortion Pill: $450-600, depending on location
carafem Procedure:  $550 – 700 depending on location
Video Visit for the Abortion Pill by Mail: $250 – 375

An appointment for the abortion pill with carafem is usually less than an hour-long, while an appointment for the carafem procedure takes about 90 minutes. Both types of appointments include a pregnancy test, ultrasound, blood work, and contraceptive counseling, as well as the abortion itself. You will have plenty of time to ask your practitioner questions and go over the educational materials you will receive. Please bring an ID if you plan on using insurance.

We will help verify whether your insurance policy covers our services, and we can also help you file private insurance. If you do not have medical insurance, you will be offered the opportunity to apply for discounts on the cost of service.

When you call, we will discuss all your options. In the meantime:

  • To check your eligibility for having an abortion at carafem, please click here.
  • For more information about the abortion pill, please click here.
  • For more information about the carafem procedure, please click here.
  • To see reviews of our centers, please click here.
  • To find a carafem health center near you, please click here.

Have you thought about birth control? At carafem, we want you to leave with a plan and protection. Please check out our birth control options — we’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

Birth Control Appointments

Appointment Fee: $50 one-time fee + cost of your contraception

What to expect during your appointment: An appointment for birth control at carafem usually takes less than an hour, and includes ample time to ask your practitioner questions and review the educational materials you will be given. Please note that you do not need an appointment to pick up (external) condoms or emergency contraception (EC). If you would like a prescription for oral contraception (birth control pills), to receive the birth control shot, or have an IUC inserted, then you will need to make an appointment. Please bring an ID.

Support on your schedule: To schedule an appointment, call us day or night.
Insurance: We now accept Cigna, Blue Cross, Aetna, United Healthcare, and Maryland Medicaid. (Consider contacting your insurance provider prior to your appointment with us to see if your policy covers our services.)

Birth Control Options & Cost:

Birth Control Costs
Condoms $3 / six
Birth control pills $15 / month
Depo Provera $100 / injection
Emergency contraception (EC) $25 / each
Abortion pill $450-600, Depending on location
Abortion pill $250-375, At Home Abortion Pill Care
Implant fees vary (oftentimes covered by insurance)
Intrauterine Devices (IUC / IUD) fees vary (oftentimes covered by insurance)


At most locations, carafem participates with several insurance companies and we are happy to help you use your health insurance in our office. Because each insurance company offers different plans, and benefits vary from plan to plan we must be able to verify what your insurance will pay towards an abortion, IUD or implant before you are seen.

Please make sure you have talked to our staff at least 24 hours before your appointment by calling us at 855-Say-Cara and providing your insurance information. This way we can confirm how much of our fees may be covered by your insurance, and what will need to be paid out of pocket.

Medicaid accepted in some locations. carafem may be able to accept medicaid depending on location.