If You Don't Have Health Insurance

If you are a New York State resident who does not have health insurance and need treatment for breast cancer, you might be eligible for the Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program (MCTP) or a public health insurance program such as Medicaid or Family Health Plus. The MCTP provides full Medicaid coverage for breast cancer treatment, breast reconstruction following surgery for breast cancer, and other medical expenses for people who meet certain eligibility criteria. People enrolled in the MCTP must use a participating New York State Medicaid provider for all covered medical expenses.

For more information about the MCTP or to find out whether you might be eligible, visit: www.health.ny.gov/diseases/cancer/treatment/mctp/ or call the New York State Cancer Services Program at 1-866-442-2262.

For more information about Medicaid, visit: www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/ or call the New York State Medicaid Help Line at 1-800-541-2831.

For more information about Family Health Plus, visit: www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/fhplus/ or call the Family Health Plus Information Line at 1-877-9FHPLUS (1-877-934-7587).


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