Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program
Oklahoma Cares is a partnership of the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA), the Cherokee Nation, the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS). This program provides treatment for breast and cervical cancer and pre-cancerous conditions to eligible women.
To qualify, a woman must:
be screened under the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) and have an abnormal screen, requiring further diagnosis and/or treatment services;
have qualifying low income and not otherwise be eligible for SoonerCare;
have no other insurance covering Breast and Cervical Cancer (BCC) diagnosis or treatment (Note: medical care programs of the Indian Health Services (IHS) or tribal organizations are not considered creditable insurance);
be under the age of 65;
declare her Social Security number;
assign her rights to Third Party Liability.
Breast and cervical cancer and pre-cancer diagnosis and treatment;
SoonerCare coverage that includes the full range of services (not only cancer treatment);
SoonerCare eligibility may be continued until the woman is either financially ineligible or no longer needs treatment.