St. James Parish Hospital

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St. James Parish Hospital

1645 Lutcher Ave
Lutcher, LA, 70071
(225) 746-2953
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Frequently Asked Questions about St. James Parish 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 are those that meet age, income and insurance status guidelines.

What if a woman participate in any program that provides these same services?
She is not eligible especially if she has a 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?
Contact one of our providers if you are experiencing any breast or cervical symptoms, as this may help you qualify.

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

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.

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

Does the Federal Poverty Level and the LBCHP's maximum allowable income are adjusted annually.
Yes.

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

St. James Parish Hospital provides mammograms in Louisiana. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact St. James Parish Hospital directly by calling (225) 746-2953.

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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