WAC 388-462-0020

Effective July 1, 2001

WAC 388-462-0020 Breast and cervical cancer treatment program (BCCTP) for women--Client eligibility

  1. Effective July 1, 2001, a woman is eligible for categorically needy (CN) coverage under the BCCTP only when she:  

    1. Has been screened for breast or cervical cancer under the center for disease control (CDC) breast and cervical cancer early detection program (BCCEDP); 

    2. Is found to require treatment for either breast or cervical cancer or for a related precancerous condition;

    3. Is under sixty-five years of age;

    4. Is not eligible for another CN Medicaid program;

    5. Is uninsured or does not otherwise have creditable coverage;

    6. Meets residency requirements as described in WAC 388-468-0005;

    7. Meets Social Security Number requirements as described in WAC 388-476-0005; and

    8. Meets the requirements for citizenship or U.S. national status as defined in WAC 388-424-0001 or "qualified alien" status as described in WAC 388-424-0006 (1) or (4).

  2. The certification periods described in WAC 388-416-0015  (1), (4), and (6) apply to the BCCTP. Eligibility for Medicaid continues throughout the course of treatment as certified by the CDC-BCCEDP.

  3. Income and asset limits are set by the CDC-BCCEDP.

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