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Details for Service Breast and Cervical Cancer Control
Service Name Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program Name Treatment for At-Risk Adults
Goal Provide outreach, support and services to individuals and families identified as being at risk of compromised health and safety to eliminate or reduce those risks.
Objective Assure that adults at risk of compromised health and safety receive assessment and treatment services to mitigate those risks.
Division Division of Public Health
Service Description

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control (BCCCP) pays for screening to detect breast and cervical cancer in North Carolina women who are:

-Low -income (250 percent of the federal poverty level or below).

-Uninsured or underinsured.

-Between the ages of 40 and 64.


The service pays for clinical breast examinations, mammograms and pap tests as well as diagnostic services and medical referral and follow-up as appropriate.  There is an increased emphasis on reaching African American, American Indian and Latina women because of increased rates of breast and cervical cancer in these minority groups. 
Services are provided by local health departments, community health centers and hospitals in 82 sites across the state.



Web Site www.bcccp.ncdhhs.gov Year First Initiated 1992
Available State Wide No Geographic Area Served BCCCP services are available in ninety-four (94) counties: Alamance, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rutherford, Sampson, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wilkes, Wilson, Yancey
Grants Provided Yes Competitive Bidding Yes
Competitive Bidding Details Request for Applications (RFA's) are sent out to prospective providers who have non-profit status.
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility Yes
Income Eligibility Method Low income women (250% of the federal poverty level or below), uninsured and underinsured between the ages of 40 to 64.
Income Eligibility Type Household income not to exceed 250% of the federal poverty level.
Whose Income Eligibility Household income is used to determine eligibility.
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified Yes
Income Verified Method Verification of income is based on local provider policy.
Income Criteria Income eligibility criteria is established by Federal Poverty Guidelines and program standards.
Income Eligibility Change 7/1/2006
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change Income eligibility was 200% of FPL prior to 7/1/06.
Income Eligibility Other None

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
40 64

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Public Law Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0