You may qualify for free or low-cost breast or cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you:

  1. Live in Texas, and
  2. Do not have health insurance; and
  3. Are age 18 or over; and
  4. Have income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level  (see table below)

You may qualify for Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer (MBCC) if you:

  1. Have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer; and
  2. Need treatment for a breast or cervical cancer; and
  3. Live in Texas; and
  4. Are a U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant; and
  5. Are age 18-64 years; and
  6. Do not have health insurance; and
  7. Have income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (see table below)
200% FPL Table

Household Size1

Monthly Maximum Gross Family Income

1 Person

$1,980

2 People

$2,670

3 People

$3,360

4 People

$4,050

5 People

$4,740

6 People

$5,430

7 People

$6,122

8 People

$6,815

People

$7,509

10 People

$8,202

11 People

 $8,895

12 People

 $9,589

13 People

 $10,282

14 People

 $10,975

15 People

$11,669

1For households with more than 15 people add $694 monthly for each additional person.

You may qualify for free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services if you meet the general eligibility criteria above and are:

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

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

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

If you think you may qualify, go to the Healthy Texas Women website to look up a clinic near you to get services.