Ochsner Medical Complex - River Parishes1900 W. Airline Hwy.
Laplace, LA, 70068
Frequently Asked Questions about Ochsner Medical Complex - River Parishes
What does the Ochsner Medical Complex - River Parishes provide?
They are a participating Center for the Louisiana Breast & Cervical Health Program.
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.
How to be eligible on their program?
Eligible women are those 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. The screening provider determines a patient's eligibility for participation in LBCHP.
What are their eligibility guidelines?
1. Age: Women must be between 21 and 64 years of age to qualify for cervical cancer screenings. For breast cancer screenings, women must be between 40 and 64 years old. 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 to be referred for a diagnostic mammogram. 2. Income: The participant's household income must be at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level. The Federal Poverty Level and the LBCHP's maximum allowable income are adjusted annually.
How to find out if you qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram and Pap test and where to get screened
Please call their number call (888) 599-1073.
Ochsner Medical Complex - River Parishes provides mammograms in Louisiana. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Ochsner Medical Complex - River Parishes directly by calling (985) 240-4454.
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.