Agency and Staff Login: Password:. Breast and cervical examinations and mammograms for uninsured or under insured, low-income eligible women ages 50 to 64 years old. Uninsured low income women ages Or under insured with insurance that doesn't cover mammograms. Must be a Florida resident.
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Breast Cancer Awareness
The Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program MCTP is a Medicaid program for eligible persons who are found to be in need of treatment for breast, cervical, colorectal or prostate cancer and in some cases, pre-cancerous conditions of these cancers. Once an individual is enrolled in the MCTP, full Medicaid coverage is provided for an initial period of enrollment as determined by the type of cancer or pre-cancerous condition being treated. Recertification is required yearly, if the individual is still in need of treatment, at which time eligibility is reassessed. Enrollees must receive services from a Medicaid enrolled provider in order to have their services covered. MCTP coverage is limited to the individual enrollee and cannot be extended to family members or dependents. Breast Cancer: To be eligible for Medicaid coverage for the treatment of breast cancer or pre-cancerous breast conditions under the MCTP, applicants must be:.
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We compared WHN women and 13, other breast cancer patients in Massachusetts diagnosed from to Results : Compared to other breast cancer patients reported to the MCR, WHN women were just as likely to be diagnosed at an advanced stage III or IV , treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy, and treated with complete mastectomy versus partial mastectomy. Conclusions : Women diagnosed with breast cancer through a NBCCEDP in Massachusetts had similar stage and treatment patterns as other breast cancer patients in the state, except for the use of radiation therapy. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
Oct 22, at am by pj. In — alone, more than 13, women were screened, and of that number, were diagnosed and referred to cancer treatment. Thanks to funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Legislature, 17 lead county health departments are funded to manage our program locally in all Florida counties. We work with over health care providers who provide free or low-cost services.