MRH’s B.C.U.P.S. Program Offers Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection & Support
Are you a
woman over the age of 40, or do you have a family history of breast cancer, but
don’t meet the age criteria for screening? If you answered “yes” to either one
of those questions, Marlette Regional Hospital recommends that you consult with
your primary care provider about scheduling an annual digital mammogram
screening through the B.C.U.P.S. program.
Cancer Understanding Prevention and Screening (B.C.U.P.S.) program is in place
to financially assist patients in acquiring important screening mammograms and
diagnostic testing services such as a diagnostic mammogram, breast ultrasound,
or an ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. B.C.U.P.S. program screenings and
testing services are performed at the Gordon and Gayle Miller Foundation
Women’s Imaging Center at Marlette Regional Hospital.
that have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are currently undergoing
treatment, B.C.U.P.S. provides grant funding and applicants are eligible to
reapply for funding every 6 months. Grant funding is available to residents of
Sanilac, Tuscola, Lapeer, and Huron Counties based upon current program
do not have health insurance coverage or those who are underinsured
(limitations with coverage, large out-of-pocket deductible, younger than age
criteria for screening, etc.) may qualify for screening and testing services
through the B.C.U.P.S. program.
financial constraints, lack of health insurance, or a high deductible prevent
you from having life-saving testing and screenings. For more information about
the B.C.U.P.S. program, please call 989-635-4000 or visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
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