Free Breast, Cervical, Heart Disease and Stroke Risk Factor Screenings

   

Call To Enroll

 
 
1-800-992-1817 ext. 1.
For other languages
call 1-888-202-3301.

 

Breast cancer is sometimes found after symptoms appear, but many women with breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why regular breast cancer screening is so important.
 -- American Cancer Society, 2020
 

The Breast and Cervical Health Program (BCCHP) provides breast and cervical cancer screenings. The best protection is early detection. Don’t let a lack of insurance or money stand in your way of valuable cancer screenings that can save your life. This program provides free breast exams, cervical exams, HPV and pap smear tests to eligible women.

The WISEWOMAN (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation) program helps women understand and reduce their risk for heart disease and stroke by providing services to promote lasting heart-healthy lifestyles. The program works with low-income, uninsured and underinsured women ages 40-64 years who are BCCHP eligible. Currently enrolling in Clark County only. Please contact 1-800-992-1817, ext. 2 for information. 

If you are currently uninsured or poorly insured for these tests, and cannot afford these important screenings, you may be eligible for free services through the Breast and Cervical Health Program. 

The program serves women who:

  • Don’t have insurance
  • Don’t qualify for Apple Health
  • Have a lower income 
  • Meet the age guidelines
  • Have a high deductible for follow-up cancer testing
  • Live in Skamania, Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Lewis, Pacific, Thurston, Grays Harbor, and Mason Counties

To Enroll:

1-800-992-1817 ext. 1. For other languages, call 1-888-202-3301.

You may be eligible for Apple Health: Apple Health is a free Washington State insurance plan for Adults and families. The eligibility is based on income, family size, and citizenship status. Income levels are based on 138% of the federal poverty level please call for eligibility.

For Medical Providers:

If you would like more information regarding BCCHP program services, guidelines and eligibility, please contact the case manager at 360-514-1653. Fax patient referrals to 1-360-514-1664.  

For BCCHP eligibility:

​Family Size ​250% FPL Annual ​250% FPL Monthly
​1 $31,900 $2,658
​2 $43,100 $3,592
​3 $54,300 ​$4,525
​4 $65,500 $5,458
 

Go to https://www.wahealthplanfinder.org or call 1-855-923-4633 to check your eligibility and apply. Enrollment for Apple Health is available all year round.

For further information please contact us at:

P.O. Box 1600, Vancouver, WA 98668
Email Kathleen Pyper, Program Manager, at kpyper@peacehealth.org

Funding Source: The Washington State Department of Health administers the program through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state funding: http://www.doh.wa.gov/bcchp

Supportive links

www.cdc.gov
www.cancer.org
www.cdc.gov/wisewoman