The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is a Medicaid program for women who have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. BCCP also covers breast and cervical conditions that may lead to cancer if not treated.
Who is eligible?
Have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer;
Are between 40 and 64 years old;
Have an income less than 250% of the Federal Poverty Level;
Have not had a mammogram or Pap smear test in the last year;
Do not have health insurance or it does not cover breast or cervical cancer treatment;
Are not currently enrolled in Medicaid and are not eligible for Medicare; and
Are U.S. citizens or qualified non-citizens.
How does someone apply?
Women's Wellness Connection sites will help eligible women apply.
A nearby WWC site can be found by calling toll-free 1-866-951-WELL (9355) or by visiting Women's Wellness Connection.
Women who were diagnosed outside of WWC should work with an eligible site to complete the enrollment process.
What services are available?
All Medicaid services including breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery
Certain services require prior authorization as described in the Medicaid billing instruction manuals published by the Fiscal Agent.
Presumptive eligibility allows a woman to enroll in Medicaid for a short time before a BCCP Medicaid application is received and processed. The presumptive eligibility form and BCCP Medicaid application must be completed at the WWC site. Presumptive eligibility allows women to start treatment quickly after a diagnosis is made.
Clients eligible for BCCP are exempt from enrollment in Medicaid managed care programs.