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BCCS Eligibility

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The Texas BCCS program offers low-income women, ages 18-64, access to screening and diagnostic services for breast and cervical cancer.

Eligible Population

To qualify, a woman must be:
  • Low-income (at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines).
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Age 40 – 64 years for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services 
  •  Age 21 – 64 years for cervical cancer screening services
  • Age 18 – 64 years for cervical cancer diagnostic services
High Priority Populations:
  • Breast Cancer: Ages 50-64
  • Cervical Cancer: Ages 21 - 64 years

Eligible Income - 2013 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines (200%)

Family Size
Annual Maximum Gross Family Income
Monthly Maximum Gross Family Income
1 Person
$23,340
$1,945
2 People
$31,460
$2,622
3 People
$39,580
$3,299
4 People
$47,700
$3,975
5 People
$55,820
$4,652
6 People
$63,820
$5,329
7 People
$72,060
$6,005
8 People
$80,180
$6,682

For households with more than 8 people, add $8,120 annually and $677 monthly for each additional person.

 Effective April 1, 2014


Breast and cervical cancer screening services are available through health care providers across Texas. A list of contractors and the counties they serve is available on the Locate Services page

Last updated April 11, 2014