Wesconnett Health Services5150 - 9 Timuquana Road
Jacksonville, FL, 32210
Frequently Asked Questions about Wesconnett Health Services
What program does this clinic participate in?
The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.
How does The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP) help patients?
They make it easy to get the breast and cervical cancer screenings doctors recommend.
What is the cost for screenings?
Free or low cost if you meet program eligibility requirements.
What is the single most effective method of early detection of Breast Cancer?
Mammography, since it can identify cancer several years before physical symptoms develop.
What are the services included in the program?
1. Breast and cervical cancer screening exams (clinical breast exams, mammograms, and Pap tests) to approximately 5 percent of the at need population as funding allows. 2. Diagnostic funds are reserved for women screened through the program. 3. Care coordination to all clients with abnormal exams. 4. Women screened through the program and diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer are referred to the Florida Medicaid Program for eligibility determination. 5. Paid breast and cervical cancer treatment through Medicaid for eligible women screened through the program.
What are the age eligibility requirement?
Women ages 50-64.
Do I need to have insurance to be eligible?
Is there an income restriction?
Does requirements vary?
Yes. Requirements may vary based on location.
How to know the specific county's requirements?
Call your local health department to see if you meet your specific county's requirements.
Do they accept lower age limits or if any other programs that meet your needs are available?
If you have symptoms, but do not fit the age requirements, check with your county to see if they are accepting lower age limits or if any other programs that meet your needs are available.
How do cancers be treated effectively?
Cancers can be treated more effectively if they are found early, and Screening for Life can help you get the tests you need at the recommended times.
Wesconnett Health Services provides mammograms in Florida. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Wesconnett Health Services directly by calling (904) 253-1120.
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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