|What is Every Woman Matters? |
Every Woman Matters can help women get their health examinations. The program is for women between the ages of 40 and 74 years of age, who have limited or no health insurance, and have a low to moderate income.
Enrollment Forms English Spanish
How do clients qualify?
- Women must be between the ages of 40 and 74 years of age
- They must not be enrolled in an HMO (Health Maintenance Organization)
- They must not be enrolled in Medicare Part B
- They must not be enrolled in Medicaid
- They must fulfill Income Eligibility Guidelines (2013-14)
- Every Woman Matters pays for the following screening services:
- Clinical breast exam (CBE), according to guidelines
- Screening Mammogram, according to guidelines
- Pap test, according to guidelines
- Pelvic exam yearly if done with a CBE, according to guidelines
- Blood Pressure Check, according to guidelines
- Height/Weight Check, according to guidelines
- Lipids/Triglycerides Check, according to guidelines
- Glucose or A1c if previously diagnosed with diabetes, according to guidelines
Every Woman Matters also pays for other follow up tests for women ages 40 through 74 including:
- Diagnostic Mammogram
- Breast Ultrasound
- Repeat Clinical Breast Exam
- Referral for breast lump evaluation
- Fine Needle/Cyst Aspiration of the Breast
- Ultrasound Guided Cyst Aspiration/Fine Need Aspiration
- Breast Biopsy of any kind
- Colposcopy-directed Biopsy
How does your facility become an Every Woman Matters provider?
All providers in the state have an opportunity to participate in the Every Woman Matters program. If you are interested, please call us at 800-532-2227 and ask for Provider Contracts. Or, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All providers who participate agree to:
|What are the benefits of becoming an Every Woman Matters provider? |
- Free or low-cost educational opportunities
- Professional and continuing education information
- Marketing of your facility to a health network of over 50,000 women
- Being part of a health network of over 750 providers and many community partners
- Reminders to your clients about checkups
- Opportunity to build your community by being a resource to low-to-moderate income women by providing necessary women’s health screening services
- Case management services for clients with abnormal test results
Nebraska Medical Association Speaker’s Bureau
In coordination with the Nebraska Medical Association, and the Nebraska Health and Human Services System, a Women's Health Speaker Bureau is being formed. Throughout the year the agencies receive numerous requests for physician speakers, and we want you to help us a build diverse group to speak on women's health in Nebraska.
As a volunteer speaker, you will always have the option of declining an invitation. We will not ask you to travel to another community unless you indicate that you are willing to do so. We regret that we do not have funding to reimburse you for travel expenses.
If you are interested, please read the Welcome Letter and fill out the Speaker Form below.
Providers please note: Timely Submission of Claims and Documentation Policy
Claims for services provided during a previous Fiscal Year (FY ends June 30) are no longer accepted after August 31 of the same calendar year (i.e., if a bill is received by EWM on December 10, 2004 for services received on June 20, 2004, it is not payable and the provider cannot bill the client). Notification is sent by the EWM Billing Staff of the deadline annually. If the claim was for a service that EWM would have paid with proper documentation, the provider may not bill the client.
Claim Status Form, 28KB Payment Status Form, 28KB
CDC Expert Panel Results on Technologies for the Screening of Breast & Cervical Cancer
Every Woman Matters is funded through a federal grant, The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC convened two independent expert panels for assessment of technologies and recommendations for reimbursement guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer and the early detection of cervical cancer. The following technologies were reviewed:
-Film Mammography (conventional)
-Full field digital mammography
-Computer Aided Detection (CAD)
-Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
-HPV testing (as a replacement of and as an adjunct to screening cytology)
Both a summary of the Reimbursement Policies Expert Panel Recommendations and the entire body of the White Papers from the Expert Panels on Technologies for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer are available below.*
Cervical Cancer White Paper - Summary, 53KB
Cervical Cancer White Paper - Full Version, 230KB
Breast Cancer White Paper - Summary, 45KB
Breast Cancer White Paper - Full Version, 133KB
* Refer to the Every Woman Matters Program Provider Contract Manual for Specific Age and Compensation Guidelines.