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BCCP Program Eligibility

In general, Ohio women are eligible for the Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) if they meet the following criteria:

  • Low income (live in households with incomes equal to or less than 2 times [200 percent of] the poverty level - see table below),
  • Do not have health insurance, and  
  • Are 40 years of age or older to receive Pap tests and clinical breast exams, or
  • Are 50 years of age or older to receive mammograms (women age 40 to 49 years can also receive a mammogram if indicated by a clinical breast exam, family history or other factors).

2014 Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines

Persons in Household*

Poverty Guidelines

200% of Poverty Guidelines for BCCP use**

200% monthly equivalent

200% weekly equivalent

1

$11,670

$23,340

$1,945

$449

2

$15,730

$31,460

$2,622

$605

3

$19,790

$39,580

$3,298

$761

4

$23,850

$47,700

$3,975

$917

5

$27,910

$55,820

$4,652

$1,073

6

$31,970

$63,940

$5,328

$1,230

7

$36,030

$72,060

$6,005

$1,386

8

$40,090

$80,180

$6,682

$1,542

For each additional person, add

$4,060

$8,120

$677

$156

*Household is defined by the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project as the woman, her legal spouse and any dependents. 

** All women enrolled in the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) must have an income that is equal to or lower than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Income is defined by the BCCP as gross salary and wages, tips, alimony, child support, public assistance, disability, unemployment, Social Security, SSI, interest, retirement fund checks and pension.

SOURCE: Federal Register January 22, 2014.
 

Last Reviewed: 10/22/2014