Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening

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There are two programs for free screening and treatment for breast and cervical cancer. They are for people with limited income and little or no health insurance. 

Wisconsin Well Woman Program

Free Screening

You can get free breast and cervical cancer screening through the Wisconsin Well Woman Program if you are:

  • A person with breasts, age 40-64,* and
  • You have limited income, and
  • You have limited or no health insurance

* Exceptions:

  • People ages 35-40 who have a current breast symptom
  • People over 65 who do not qualify for Medicare

Eligibility (no immigration status required)

You may be eligible if:

  • You have no insurance, or insurance with a high deductible, and
  • Your income is at or below 250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines:
    • Household size of 1=$37,650
    • Household size of 2=$51,100
    • Household size of 3=$64,550
    • Household size of 4=$78,000
    • Household size of 5=$91,450
    • Add $13,450 for each additional member

The Well Woman Program pays for:

  • Breast exams
  • Diagnostic testing if your screening test results are abnormal
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) tests
  • Mammograms (breast cancer screening)
  • Pelvic exams (if a pap test is done for cervical cancer screening)

How to Apply

By phone (Dane and Rock County ONLY):

English (608) 242-6385 

Español (608) 242-6235

For counties outside of Dane or Rock call 1-800-722-2295 or find the coordinator for your county.

By Mail

Fill out the WWWP Enrollment Form

Print the WWWP Enrollment Form and mail or fax to:

Public Health Madison & Dane County – WWWP
2705 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53704
Fax: (608) 266-4858 (confidential line)

After we get your form, we will contact you. We will give you a list of providers to choose from in Madison, Janesville, and Beloit.

We are committed to a health care system that is respectful of and accessible for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or language. We provide interpretation and can connect you with medical professionals who are culturally competent.

Wisconsin Well Woman Medicaid

Treatment Support 

You may be eligible for Wisconsin Well Woman Medicaid if you’re enrolled in the Wisconsin Well Woman Program and are diagnosed with:

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Precancerous condition of the breast or cervix

You must live in Wisconsin and be a U.S. citizen or qualifying immigrant.

This program covers the same services as Wisconsin Medicaid, whether the service is related to cancer treatment or not. It provides full Medical Assistance benefits for the duration of treatment for breast or cervical cancer. You will not have to pay co-payments.

​​​​Learn more about eligibility for this program.

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