Remember, early detection is the best protection!
What does the Wisconsin Well Woman program cover?
- Breast cancer screenings every year: Clinical breast exam, mammogram
- Cervical cancer screenings: Pap test, pelvic exam, HPV testing
- Certain diagnostic testing as follow-up from abnormal screening results
- Women living in Wisconsin
- Age 45-64 (exceptions include ages 35-44 and having breast symptoms, or over 65 without Medicare coverage)
- Meet the income guidelines
- Women who do not have health insurance, or the insurance they have doesn’t cover routine check-ups and screening, or they are unable to pay the deductible or co-payment
- Submit completed Eligibility and Enrollment Forms to the Local Coordinating Agent for Eau Claire County
Please call with any questions: 715-839-4718
- Enrollment is good for one year
- Once enrolled, you will receive a packet of information on how to use the program
- Annually you will receive a letter asking if you would like to re-enroll. Promptly re-enrollment is recommended to prevent gaps in coverage
- Do not make an appointment until you receive your card
- Contact a participating provider
- Be to tell the provider that you are enrolled in the Wisconsin Well Woman Program
- If you receive a bill for your WWWP screenings, DO NOT PAY IT, it is likely a billing error
If you are enrolled in the WWWP and are diagnosed with breast cancer, cervical cancer, or pre-cancerous cervical lesion you may be eligible for Wisconsin Well Woman Medicaid, this program covers the cost of cancer treatment.
Breast cancer screenings:
- A clinical breast exam is done by a physician who is trained to feel for breast abnormalities and is recommended every year.
- Mammograms make it possible to detect tumors that cannot be felt and are recommended every year for women 40 years and older.
- Pap tests check cells from the cervix for cancer.
- Pap tests with a pelvic exam are recommended every 3 years.
- Human papilloma virus (HPV) is one cause of cervical cancer.
- A Pap test and pelvic exam, along with HPV test is recommended every 5 years.
- Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Rules