Well Woman Healthcheck Program
"Women Caring for Women"
Health Centers, Inc. is proud to be a part of the National Breast and
Cervical Cancer Screening program, known in Arizona as the Well Woman
Healthcheck Program. The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early
Detection Program, operates in all 50 states and is supported by the
Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The program is administered
by the Arizona Department of Health Services Well Woman Healthcheck
Program (WWHP) in Arizona and has been providing women with mammograms,
clinical breast exams and Pap Testing since October 1995.
All women should receive regular cancer screening. The
Well Woman HealthCheck Program wants to help. If you meet the
guidelines below, please call us. We can provide free screening
services. Free treatment is also available for women that qualify*.
To qualify for the Well Woman HealthCheck Program, you must:
- be a woman,
- for breast cancer screening
(mammogram, etc.), be at least 40 years old (any age if you have
symptoms, such as pain, a lump, nipple discharge, an inverted nipple,
- for cervical cancer screening (Pap tests, etc.), be at least 18 years old,
no insurance, have insurance that does not cover these preventive
services, or have insurance that has a high deductible**,
- and not exceed the income guidelines described below.
|Number in household
||Monthly Income 100% FPL
||Annual Income 100% FPL***
||Monthly Income @ 250%
||Annual Income @ 250%
and underinsured women, who are under 250% of the Federal Poverty Level
(FPL) throughout Arizona, may qualify for the Well Woman HealthCheck
Program. Please use the following income guidelines to determine income
eligibility for breast and cervical cancer screening services.
100% FPL is given just for your information. Please be aware that
woman under 100% FPL may qualify for AHCCCS. Under AHCCCS program, they
will receive a more comprehensive care package.
*Women screened by the Well Woman HealthCheck
Program that are under age 65, who are legal residents of the US and do
not have credible coverage may qualify for treatment through AHCCCS.
**High deductible as determined by the Well Woman HealthCheck Program.
***For family units of more than 8 members, add $3,740 for each additional person.
To see if you qualify to receive free cancer
screening through the Well Woman HealthCheck Program, please contact:
Well Woman Health Check Program Coordiantor, Noemi DeCastro, (520)364-1429.