FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility requirements? 

All women enrolled in the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) must have an income that is equal to or lower than 250% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Income is defined by the BCCP as gross salary and wages, tips, alimony, child support, public assistance, disability, unemployment, Social Security, SSI, interest, retirement fund checks and pension. Household is defined by the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project as the woman, her legal spouse and any dependents.

What if I have health insurance with a high deductible or no mammogram coverage? 

The Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) provides screenings for women who have no health insurance

What kind of screenings are provided? 

Cervical Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Services

  • Age 21-64 years old
  • 250% or below of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Uninsured
  • Ohio resident

Breast Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Services

  • Age 25-39 with a physician report abnormality or other factors
  • Age 40-64
  • 250% or below of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Uninsured
  • Ohio resident

How do I enroll? 

Call 330-926-5750 or 1-800-381-2489 for a 10 minute telephone interview. Once enrolled you will receive in the mail a packet of information about the BCCP including a consent form that must be signed and returned before services begin. 

Can you help pay for my health care bills? 

The project pays only for approved screenings and you must be qualified and enrolled before services begin. All Services must be scheduled by project staff in order to qualify for payment.

 

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