Calais Regional Hospital24 Hospital Lane
Calais, ME, 04619
Last-Modified: 2021-06-10 10:51:53
MBCHP will pay for a breast and/or cervical cancer screening office visit performed at one of our designated network service locations. You will be given options to choose a service location during enrollment or re-enrollment.Your office visit must be performed at the service location you choose during enrollment/re-enrollment AND include one of the following preventive cancer screening services:
a Clinical Breast Exam and/or;
a Pelvic exam and/or;
a Pap test alone or;
a Pap test and high-risk HPV test (HPV co-testing)
MBCHP will pay for a screening Mammogram (at MBCHP participating Mammography locations).
The Maine CDC Breast and Cervical Health Program (MBCHP) is funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), and with Maine General Fund dollars. Maine first received CDC funding in the fall of 1994 and began providing early detection services in 1995. The mission of the MBCHP is to provide breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to underserved women, to provide public and professional education, and to support community partnerships to enhance statewide cancer control activities.
In order to be eligible to enroll in the MBCHP for breast and cervical cancer screening services, you must meet the following criteria:
Be a Maine woman age 40 or older*, and
Have household income less than or equal to 250% of the current Federal Poverty Level (FPL), and
Have no health insurance, or health insurance that does not cover mammograms or Pap tests (preventive cancer screening services), or has high deductibles, co-insurance, co-pays, or premiums.
Women receiving Medicare Part B or MaineCare benefits are not eligible for MBCHP. (Mammograms and Pap tests are covered under these programs.)
* Limited openings for women age 35-39 who have seen a doctor and need additional tests for a possible breast or cervical cancer OR if you have not had a Pap in 5 or more years.
Enrollment in the screening program provides coverage for screening services for one year. Each year you will be given an opportunity to re-enroll in the screening program as long as you continue to meet MBCHP eligibility requirements.
Calais Regional Hospital
Calais Regional Hospital exists to provide and plan patient care, educational and restorative services that meet our customers’ expectations, commensurate with available resources.
Calais Regional Hospital provides mammograms in Maine. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Calais Regional Hospital directly by calling (207) 454-9203.
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.