Pennsylvania Department of Health - HealthyWoman Program

PA Department of Health


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General Information
Description of ServiceFree services for those meeting the eligibility standards include:

Clinical breast examination;
Mammogram;
Pelvic examination and Pap smear; and
Follow-up diagnostic tests for an abnormal screening result.
Geographical AreaPennsylvania; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureCall the hotline.
 
Client Information
Eligibility1. Age: Breast screening and diagnostics - Women 40 through 64
Cervical screening and diagnostics - Women 21 through 64

NOTE: Younger women may be eligible if they have symptoms. You may be eligible if you are 65 or older and do not have Medicare Part B.

NOTE: Women under 40 who have been assessed by their health care provider to be at high risk for breast cancer may be eligible for HealthyWoman services. High risk includes genetic mutations, family history and some other factors. Talk to your health care provider for more information.

NOTE: Transgender individuals may also be eligible.

2. Residency: A woman must live in Pennsylvania.

3. Income: A woman is eligible for the HealthyWoman if her family’s gross household income is at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty annual guideline.

4. Insurance status: A woman must be uninsured or underinsured



An underinsured woman is one who has health insurance, but it does not cover the breast or cervical diagnostic services offered by HWP or who is financially unable to pay any required deductible or co-payment.

· A woman enrolled in Medicare Part B or Medicaid is not eligible.
· A woman with Medicaid Family Planning Program benefits only is considered to be underinsured and is eligible for HealthyWoman.
 
Availability
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Contact Information
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Main Phone 800-215-7494
Web Address www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Womens%20Health/HealthyWomen/Pages/Healthy%20Woman.aspx#.Wr59YC74-M9
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Affiliated Program: PA Department of Health
This Service: Pennsylvania Department of Health - HealthyWoman Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Breast Self Examination Instruction (LH-2700.1000)
Mammograms (LF-4900.1500-500)
Pap Tests (LF-4900.1500-650)