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National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Healthcare > National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

 

Program Description:

The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) helps low-income, uninsured, and under-served women gain access to lifesaving screening programs for early detection of breast and cervical cancers. The NBCCEDP program provides clinical breast examinations, mammograms, and Pap tests for eligible women who participate in the program as well as diagnostic testing for women whose screening outcome is abnormal. The NBCCEDP is currently available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 4 U.S. Territories, and 13 tribes and tribal organizations.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a woman aged 40 ĘC 64 for breast cancer screening services or a woman aged 18 ĘC 64 for cervical cancer screening services AND you must characterize your financial situation as low income (living 250% below the federal poverty level) and be uninsured or underinsured. Other qualifications may apply.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

 

Program Contact Information:

To find out where you can get a free or low-cost mammogram and pap test contact your local breast and cervical cancer program at:
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/cancercontacts/nbccedp/contacts.asp

Telephone:
1-800-CDC-INFO

 

Managing Agency:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/




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