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Women's Health Check Program

New Income Guidelines effective 01/25/2018WHC_New

Breast and cervical cancer sceenings are important for women.

The purpose of the Women's Health Check (WHC) Program is to provide breast and/or cervical cancer screenings for women who meet the following qualifications:


The Women's Health Check Program is for women who:

  1. Are U.S. citizens or U.S. residents (with at least five years of residency);
  2. Do not have any other resources such as health insurance, Medicare Part B, or Medicaid that covers mammograms or Pap tests;
  3. Do not have income above that shown in the following chart;
Persons in Family Unit
Yearly Income
Monthly Income
1 person
2 people
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people
8 people

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $8,640 for each additional person.

4. And are one of the following:

  • Women aged 50 - 64 for Pap test, clinical breast exam and mammogram or
  • Women aged 21 - 49 for Pap test.
  • Women over age 65 who are NOT eligible for Medicare or cannot afford Medicare
    Part B.
  • Limited enrollment and services available for uninsured women who meet these additional criteria:
    • Uninsured women age 40 -49 at high risk (personal history) and/or symptomatic
      for breast cancer.
    • Uninsured women age 21 - 39 symptomatic for breast cancer.
What Does the Women's Health Check Program Cover?
The Women's Health Check program covers regular cancer screenings for qualifying women. The program covers the following services:
  • Annual clinical breast exam;
  • Annual mammogram;
  • Pap Test every three years; and
  • Diagnostic services, if needed.

For More Information
For more information about the Women's Health Check Program or to see if you qualify for the program, please contact:

Women's Health Check Program
Eastern Idaho Public Health
1250 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401
Phone: (208) 533-3209

You may also visit the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's website for more information on the Women's Health Check Program.

Elderly CoupleState of Idaho Women's Health Check Site


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