Baltimore County Department of Health/Womens Cancer Protection Program

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Baltimore County Department of Health/Womens Cancer Protection Program

6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, MD, 21212
(410) 887-3456
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Last-Modified: 2021-12-01 03:33:16

Frequently Asked Questions about Baltimore County Department of Health/Womens Cancer Protection Program

What does the Women's Cancer Protection Program provide?
They provide free mammograms, clinical breast exams, and Pap tests for Maryland residents who are income-eligible and are not covered by health insurance for these services.

What are their eligibility guidelines?
Must be a Maryland residency. Must not have health insurance to cover the cost of the screening. Must be women age 40 to 64. Must not exceed income limitation.

Baltimore County Department of Health/Womens Cancer Protection Program provides mammograms in Maryland. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Baltimore County Department of Health/Womens Cancer Protection Program directly by calling (410) 887-3456.

Free Mammograms

Not all facilities that offer free mammograms are completely free to everyone. Many diagnostic testing locations are free, some locations require that you meet income eligibility criteria. Call and ask before making an appointment or fully read the description information we provide.

Sources

Below are citations of the external sources verifying how and why this location is listed as a free mammogram agent.

  • As seen on www.baltimorecountymd.gov on Oct 5, 2021

    Information taken directly from the baltimore county website:

    Women's Cancer Protection Program

    The Women's Cancer Protection Program provides free mammograms, clinical breast exams and Pap tests for Maryland residents who are income eligible, and are not covered by health insurance for these services. Diagnosis and treatment services are also available through the Baltimore County Breast and Cervical Expanded Services Program and the Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Program.

    All services are provided by private medical professionals in the Baltimore area and scheduled by the nurse case-management staff once individuals are determined to be eligible for the program.
    Eligibility Guidelines

    Maryland residency
    Do not have health insurance to cover the cost of the screening
    Women age 40 to 64
    Do not exceed income limitation
  • As seen on www.lifebridgeblogs.org on Oct 5, 2021

    Blog entry about the Women's Cancer Protection Program:

    What is the Women’s Cancer Protection Program?
    Since 1992, the Women’s Cancer Protection Program (WCPP) has provided free mammograms, clinical breast exams, and Pap tests to eligible Baltimore County women. Through contracts with private medical providers for services, over 1,875 cancer screenings are performed each year. In the history of WCPP, many women have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer and referred for treatment. When the mammogram, Pap, or breast exam is bnormal, case management public health nurses assist women with their follow‐ up.

Recent Comments:

  • User:

    This is the first time I saw this and I wanted to try it out, because it's close to me and I keep forgetting my appointments for my mammograms and pap smears all the time.

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