Every Woman Matters (EWM) is a federally funded program that pays for office visits associated with Pap tests, pelvic exams, clinical breast exams and lab fees. Age appropriate mammography is covered as well as a limited number of diagnostic tests.
EWM provides services to medically under-served women 40-74. EWM provides screening and diagnostic tests, public education, professional education and training, surveillance, evaluation and quality assurance activities.
Enroll online, if you meet eligibility guidelines, in the Every Woman Matters SCREENING Program: ENROLL NOW AHORA MISMO
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 can enroll in the Every Woman Matters Program (EWM) and/or the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program (NCP) by calling (800) 532-2227 to request a Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire (HLQ) or you can click on the "ENROLL NOW" button below to fill out the online HLQ.
ENROLL NOW AHORA MISMO
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Women's Health Initiatives (WHI) was established in 2000 by the Nebraska Legislature to improve the health of women in Nebraska by fostering the development of a comprehensive system of coordinated policy analysis, strategic planning, education and technical assistance.
Additionally, the Women's Health Advisory Council (WHAC) was created for the purpose of advising and serving as a resource for the Women's Health Initiative.
SOURCE: Nebraska Revised Statues §71-701 through §71-707 .
The Breast & Cervical Cancer Advisory Committee advises the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on the operation of the federal early detection grant (Every Woman Matters) for breast and cervical cancer. The group meets several times each year in-person or via online conferencing.
Individuals wishing to join the Committee should review the following documents and contact Every Woman Matters at (800) 532-2227.
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