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Women's Health Medicaid Program

The Women's Health Medicaid Program (WHMP) is a partnership of the Georgia Department of Human Resources and the Georgia Department of Community Health to provide treatment for breast and cervical cancer and cervical pre-cancer to eligible women. WHMP was established in July of 2001 by the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000 with matching funds appropriated through the Georgia Cancer Coalition.

Services

  • Breast and cervical cancer and cervical pre-cancer treatment.
  • Full coverage Medicaid that includes the full range of services not only cancer treatment.
  • Services continue until all cancer treatment has been provided.

Eligibility

  • Must be financially eligible for the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
  • Must be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer or cervical pre-cancer (CIN II or III)
  • Must be under 65 years of age
  • Must have no health insurance coverage and not otherwise eligible for Medicare or Medicaid
  • Must be a Georgia resident who is a U.S. citizen or qualified alien

How to access services

Any uninsured, low-income woman who has been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer should go to the county health department in their county of residence. Information regarding the program can also be obtained from the Georgia Cancer Control Section by e-mail cancercontrol@dhr.state.ga.us or by telephone 404-657-6611.
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