Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP)

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is a program for women who have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. BCCP also covers breast and cervical conditions that may lead to cancer if not treated.

Who Qualifies?

Women who:

  • Have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer,
  • Are between 40 and 65years old for breast cancer, between 21 and 65 years old for cervical cancer,
  • Have an income less than 250% of the Federal Poverty Level,
  • Have not had a mammogram or Pap smear test in the last year,
  • Do not have health insurance or the insurance does not cover breast or cervical cancer treatment,
  • Are not enrolled in Health First Colorado and are not eligible for Medicare, and
  • Are U.S. citizens or qualified non-citizens.

There are income limits for this program.

BCCP Monthly Income Limits by Family Size **

  • Family size of 1, up to $2,602per month
  • Family size of 2, up to $3,523per month
  • Family size of 3, up to $4,444per month
  • Family size of 4, up to $5,365per month

Information for larger family-size and annual income amounts

Monthly Income Guidelines

**Size of Family Unit supported by Total Gross Household Income. Gross income is money made by individual BEFORE taxes.

Benefits and Services

  • All Health First Colorado services are available, including breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery
  • Prescription drugs, office visits, lab testing, and inpatient care
  • Certain services will need prior authorization

Where Do I Get These Services?

You may see any Health First Colorado provider after you are diagnosed. To find nearby providers call or email the Member Contact Center or look for a provider online.

When Does BCCP Coverage End?

Coverage ends if you:

  • Get other insurance that covers treatment for breast or cervical cancer,
  • Are eligible for another Health First Colorado program,
  • Turn 65,
  • Do not send in the renewal packet on time,
  • Refuse treatment or do not start treatment within the first three months in the program, or
  • Have completed active treatment for breast or cervical cancer

How To Apply

If you were not diagnosed through a Women's Wellness Connection site, please follow the steps outlined in the steplist below to apply.

Application Forms

Women's Wellness Connection sites will help you apply.

If you have questions about this program please contact Jessica.Werner@state.co.us.