MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health

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MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health

149 North Street
Waterville, ME, 04901
(207) 872-1230
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Frequently Asked Questions about MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health

Is MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health 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, You will be given options to choose a service location during enrollment or re-enrollment.

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) is funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services?
Yes, Maine first received CDC funding in the fall of 1994 and began providing early detection services in 1995.

What The mission of the MBCHP to provide?
They provide breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to underserved women, provide public and professional education, and support community partnerships to enhance statewide cancer control activities.

Who is eligible for this services?
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 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. 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.

MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health provides mammograms in Maine. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact MaineGeneral Medical Ctr - Thayer Center for Health directly by calling (207) 872-1230.

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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