How much does a mammogram cost?
Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and almost all private insurance plans now cover annual mammograms, with no co-pay or other out-of-pocket costs. Medicaid also covers mammograms. For uninsured or low-income women, free or low-cost programs are available. Some programs are held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, while others are offered year-round. Call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 to find a program near you.
Source: "Ask the CIS" by the Cancer Information Service.
"Ask the CIS" is distributed by the Cancer Information Service (CIS)
of the Heartland, which serves Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri & Illinois.
The CIS is a program of the National Cancer Institute. Call the CIS
toll-free at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) between 9 a.m. and 4:30
p.m. local time.
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