MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus

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MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus

150 Dresden Avenue
Gardiner, ME, 04345
(207) 626-1736
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Last-Modified: 2022-06-07 06:04:04

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

Frequently Asked Questions about MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus

Is MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus a MBCHP participating location?
Yes, it is.

Is MBCHP will pay for a breast and/or cervical cancer screening office visit performed at one of our designated network service locations?
Yes, MBCHP will pay for a breast and/or cervical cancer screening office visit performed at one of our designated network service locations

What are the 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).

Is MBCHP will pay for a screening Mammogram (at MBCHP participating Mammography locations)?
Yes,

Is The Maine CDC Breast and Cervical Health Program (MBCHP) 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?
Yes, Maine first received CDC funding in the fall of 1994 and began providing early detection services in 1995.

What MBCHP provide?
This program provides breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to underserved women provides public and professional education and supports community partnerships to enhance statewide cancer control activities.

Who is eligible for this program?
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 a 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.

What 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.

Is enrollment in the screening program provides coverage for screening services for one year?
Yes, 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.

MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus provides mammograms in Maine. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact MaineGeneral Medical Center - Gardiner Campus directly by calling (207) 626-1736.

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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