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Program: Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Agency: LAWRENCE & MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - YALE NEW HAVEN HEALTH


Resource Number: 17331535
Description
Free breast cancer and heart disease screening program for uninsured or underinsured women ages 40-64, or under age 40 with symptoms and/or specific risk factors. Free cervical cancer screening for uninsured or underinsured women ages 21-64 who qualify for a clinical breast examination and a Pap test. Women must have income at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level to be eligible for the screenings. Women diagnosed through this early detection program can receive free treatment for the cancer or pre-cancerous condition through a special Medicaid coverage group. A woman qualifying under this Medicaid group is eligible for full Medicaid benefits, not only those relating to the diagnosed cancer or pre-cancer condition. Coverage under this group may remain in effect for as long as the woman continues to meet the following five eligibility factors:
1) Must have been screened for breast or cervical cancer under the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
2) Must be otherwise uninsured
3) Must be under age 65
4) Must be resident of Connecticut and a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
5) Must not be eligible for Medicaid as a member of a mandatory categorically needy coverage group









Program Phones:
860-442-0711 ext. 2197Voice

Main Contact
Guadalupe Cuellar
Coordinator
gcuellar@lmhosp.org

Website: www.lmhospital.org

Location information
LAWRENCE & MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER EARLY DETECTION PROGRAM  
Location: 365 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT 06320
(Map)

Site Phones:
860-442-0711 ext. 2197Voice
860-444-5143Fax

Hours of operation
Site Hours:
M,T,W: 8am-2pm

Site Hours:

Open:
Closed:
Mon
08:00am
02:00pm
Tue
08:00am
02:00pm
Wed
08:00am
02:00pm



Program Delivery
Eligibility: MAMMOGRAM & HEART DISEASE SCREENING: Women ages 40-64, or under age 40 with symptoms and/or specific risk factors;
CLINICAL BREAST EXAM AND PAP TEST: Women ages 21-64;
FOR BOTH SCREENINGS: Must have income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level; Must have no insurance or insurance that does not provide coverage for Pap tests or mammograms or have a high insurance deductible
NOTE: Program sites will determine eligibility, including risk assessment
MEDICAID COVERAGE GROUP: Must have been screened for breast or cervical cancer under the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program; Must be otherwise uninsured; Must be under age 65; Must be a resident of Connecticut and a US citizen or eligible non-citizen; Must not be eligible for Medicaid as a member of a mandatory categorically needy coverage group
Program Fees: No fee
Defined coverage area(s), for the Program offered at selected Site:
CT-New London County


Custom fields
GenderFemales only
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Minimum Age21
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Maximum Age64
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Unpublished NotesNOTE: Women who have been diagnosed or referred for further testing and treatment by private providers can be RETESTED by the Early Detection program and may then be eligible for medical treatment through Medicaid.
Categorized as:
Cancer Detection * Breast Cancer
Cancer Detection * Cervical Cancer


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