BCCS Client Eligibility

You may qualify for breast or cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you:

  • are a Texas resident;
  • are a woman ages 18‒64;
  • have an income at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level; and
  • do not have health insurance or are underinsured.

High priority populations most at risk for developing breast or cervical cancer are as follows:

  • Breast cancer: Ages 50-64 years
  • Cervical cancer: Ages 21-64 years

You may qualify for MBCC if you meet all the following criteria:

  • Have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer
  • Need treatment for a breast or cervical cancer
  • Live in Texas
  • Are a U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant
  • Are age 18-64 years
  • Do not have health insurance
  • Have an income at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level

Federal Poverty Level

200% FPL Table
Household Size Monthly Maximum Gross Family Income

1 Person

$2,127

2 People

$2,874

3 People

$3,620

4 People

$4,367

5 People

$5,114

6 People

$5,860

7 People

$6,607

8 People

$7,354

For households with more than 8 people, add $747 monthly for each additional person.

Screening and Diagnostic Services Qualifications

You may qualify for free or low-cost breast or cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Live in Texas
  2. Do not have health insurance
  3. Are age 18 or over
  4. Have income up to 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level

Additional Eligibility Criteria

Breast Cancer Screening Services

  • Age 40-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare

Breast Cancer Diagnostic Services

  • Age 18-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare

Cervical Cancer Screening Services

  • Age 21-64 years
  • Over age 64 years with and has had cervical cancer or moderate-to-severe cervical dysplasia and not eligible for Medicare

Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Services

  • Age 18-64 years
  • Over age 64 years and not eligible for Medicare