East Jefferson General Hospital

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East Jefferson General Hospital

4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA, 70006
(504) 503-6289
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Last-Modified: 2022-01-11 20:57:00

Frequently Asked Questions about East Jefferson General Hospital

Is this a participating center for Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health Program?
Yes.

What is the mission of the Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health Program?
To prevent unnecessary disease, disability, and premature death by providing quality breast and cervical cancer screenings at NO COST to uninsured and underinsured, lower-income women in Louisiana.

Who are qualified for the services?
Eligible women that meet age, income and insurance status guidelines. In addition, a woman must not participate in any program that provides these same services, such as Family Planning in a parish health unit.

Who determines a patient's eligibility for participation in LBCHP?
The screening provider.

Who should be contact if patient is experiencing any breast or cervical symptoms?
Screening providers as they may help you qualify?

What is the age eligibility requirement for cervical cancer screenings?
Women must be between 21 and 64 years of age.

What is the age eligibility requirement for breast cancer screenings?
For breast cancer screenings, women must be between 40 and 64 years old.

Who are to be referred for a diagnostic mammogram?
A woman who by virtue of symptoms or physical findings, regardless of age, is considered to have a substantial likelihood of having breast disease.

Is there an income restriction?
The participant's household income must be at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.

How can I get more information?
Call (888) 599-1073.

East Jefferson General Hospital provides mammograms in Louisiana. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact East Jefferson General Hospital directly by calling (504) 503-6289.

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.

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