BCCS: Questions & Answers


What if I have Medicaid?

You are not eligible for BCCS if you have Medicaid.

How will I know if I'm covered by the Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program?

The staff at a Breast and Cervical Cancer Services clinic will meet with you onsite to determine your eligibility. They may be able to confirm your eligibility the same day and provide you with approved services.

How long will I get services?

Services continue as long as you maintain eligibility requirements.


How much will I pay?

BCCS services are provided at no cost to you.

What if I am diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer?

You may be eligible to receive Medicaid benefits from Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer. Contact a Breast and Cervical Cancer Services clinic to see if you qualify for this Medicaid program. You can also use the Find a Doctor tool on this page to find a clinic offering application assistance.  

What if my doctor finds a health problem that isn't covered?

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program pays for the services listed under Benefits. If your doctor finds a problem, you will be referred to another doctor who can treat you. You might have to pay for these services, or you might be able to get free or low-cost treatment. To find a clinic that offers additional healthcare, you can: