· The Healthy Woman Project provides qualified women with comprehensive screening services for breast and cervical cancer.
· In order to be eligible for screening through the Healthy Woman Project, you must be between the ages of 40 and 65, a Pennsylvania resident, a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted immigrant, have no insurance or limited insurance and have an income under 250% of the federal poverty level. For a family of three, this is an annual income of no more than $45,775.
· Women who have been screened through the Healthy Woman Project and diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer may be eligible for treatment through Medicaid. If eligible, you will continue to be eligible for treatment through the duration of your cancer treatment. In addition, Medicaid will cover all of your medical needs including treatment for non-cancer related medical needs.
· For more information, please call the Pennsylvania Department of Health at (877) PA-HEALTH.