Screening means regular testing (such as a mammogram or Pap test) to see if a person is healthy or sick.
Breast and cervical cancer screening:• Pelvic exam• Pap test• Clinical breast exam• Screening mammogram
Heart disease and diabetes screening:• Blood pressure check• Cholesterol check• Blood sugar (glucose) check• Health and wellness information
Healthy Behavior Support Services
If you are a woman between 40-74 years old and you are in need of SCREENING tests and a well-woman exam, request a Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire (HLQ) to enroll by:
Medicaid Expansion: Heritage Health Adult expands Medicaid to lower income adults (age 19 to 64) who earn up to 138% of the federal poverty level. Nebraska Medicaid will begin accepting applications for HHA starting August 1, 2020. Benefits will begin on October 1, 2020. For more information or to see if you are eligible please visit the Medicaid Expansion web site.
You will not qualify to get
screening services (regular checks to see if you are healthy) like mammograms or Pap tests because those will be covered by your insurance.
You either need to be a US Citizen OR a permanent resident. If you are a permanent resident, we will need a copy of your residency card to verify your eligibility.
If you are not a citizen or qualified resident, the program cannot provide services. However, you can check with your doctor's office or call the Susan G. Komen Foundation for help at (877) 465-6636.
See the table above for more information. Once you have found out that you are eligible, you must go to one of our contracted providers. Call your doctor's office and ask if they are an EWM provider, or check out the
contracted provider list.
No, but they can enroll in the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program
if they are ages 50 and over.
You can enroll in the State Pap Plus Program by going to one of the contracted providers on the EWM list. Find a doctor's office and call for an appointment. Tell the provider that you need a Pap test or STD testing and you would like to enroll in the State Pap Plus program.
State Pap Plus enrollment forms are online.
You are not eligible for the EWM screening program but you may be eligible for the EWM Diagnostic Program.
No. The EWM screening program only has funds for screening services.
You may be eligible for Nebraska Medicaid to pay for your cancer treatment through a special program called the Women's Cancer program. Only those with no other health insurance are eligible. EWM nurses will contact you to assist with this process.