Coverage of Prenatal Vitamins/Folic Acid


Dear Provider:

Effective retroactively for dates of service on and after October 1, 2015, Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) covers over-the-counter and prescription prenatal vitamins for all women planning on becoming pregnant or capable of pregnancy in order to provide a daily vitamin supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg of folic acid, according to the recommendation of the United States Preventative Services Task Force.