Connecticut Department of Public Health. provides mammograms in Connecticut. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Connecticut Department of Public Health. directly by calling (860) 509-8000.
“The mission of the Office of the Healthcare Advocate is to assist consumers with health care issues through the establishment of effective outreach programs and the development of communications related to consumer rights and responsibilities as members of healthcare plans. OHA staff is dedicated not only to serving and assisting Connecticut's healthcare consumers, but also striving to ensure that the products and services available are adequate. This effort requires a multifaceted approach, including direct consumer advocacy and education, interagency coordination of benefits and a voice in the legislative process.”Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health. website
Free mammogram and cervical cancer screenings for women who meet income guidelines
For medically underserved women throughout Connecticut
To significantly increase the number of women who receive breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment referral services
Yes, through the Connecticut Department of Public Health's contracted health care providers located statewide.
Office Visits, Screening and Diagnostic Mammograms, Breast Biopsies, Breast Ultrasounds, Fine Needle Aspirations, Pap Tests, Colposcopies and Colposcopy-Directed Biopsies, LEEP Surgical Consultations, and Clinical Breast Exams.
Below are citations of the external sources verifying how and why this location is listed as a free mammogram agent.
The Connecticut Early Detection and Prevention Program (CEDPP) serves 4,400 women every year. We have helped 70,000 women visit doctors, get mammograms, pap tests, HPV tests, cardiovascular screenings and more.
The Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (CBCCEDP) is a comprehensive screening program available throughout Connecticut for medically underserved women. The primary objective of the program is to significantly increase the number of women who receive breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment referral services. All services are offered free of charge through the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s contracted health care providers located statewide.
As seen on portal.ct.gov on Oct 6, 2021