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BCCS Eligibility

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You may qualify for free or low-cost breast or cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you:

  1. Live in Texas, and
  2. Do not have health insurance; and
  3. Are age 18 or over; and
  4. Have income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level  (see table below)

You may qualify for Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer (MBCC) if you:

  1. Have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer; and
  2. Need treatment for a breast or cervical cancer; and
  3. Live in Texas; and
  4. Are a U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant; and
  5. Are age 18-64 years; and
  6. Do not have health insurance; and
  7. Have income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (see table below)
200% FPL Table
Household Size1
Monthly Maximum Gross Family Income
1 Person
$1,962
2 People
$2,655
3 People
$3,348
4 People
$4,042
5 People
$4,735
6 People
$5,428
7 People

$6,122

8 People

$6,815

1For households with more than 8 people add $677 monthly for each additional person.

You may qualify for free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you meet the general eligibility criteria above and are:

Breast Cancer Screening Services:

  • Age 40-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare

Breast Cancer Diagnostic Services:

  • Age 18-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare

Cervical Cancer Screening Services:

  • Age 21-64 years
  • Over age 64 years with and has had cervical cancer or moderate-to-severe cervical dysplasia and not eligible for Medicare

Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Services:

  • Age 18-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare

High priority populations most at risk for developing breast or cervical cancer:

Breast cancer screening: Ages 50-64 years
Cervical cancer screening: Ages 21-64 years

If you think you may qualify, go to www.txclinics.com to look up a clinic near you to get services.

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Breast and cervical cancer treatment information

Cancer Information, resources and support

Last updated August 21, 2015