Should I Apply for a Breast and Cervical Cancer Program?

Q:

I’m a woman at age of 46. I want to apply for a breast and cervical cancer program, but I can’t find one in Pennsylvania. Which program is good for me?

A:

Breast cancer rates number 1 on the list of the most common cancers that women have in US. And the number 2 is cervical cancer. Confronting the risk of these two deadly cancers, women can get help by applying for breast and cervical cancer program.

If you live in Pennsylvania, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment (BCCPT) Program administered by the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services should be a good option for you. Yet there is another requirement, you should be uninsured or have no creditable health insurance.

There are two ways for women to apply for this program. You can call 1-800-215-7494 to see if you are eligible after a diagnosis through a Center for Disease Control and Prevention approved by HWP. If you are a medical provider, you can complete the Healthy Woman Enrollment Form at www.pahealthywoman.com.

 

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