WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
Learning to navigate this new crazy world of COVID is challenging for all of us. If you are a Survivor or know a Survivor who is in need of ANYTHING during these critical times please do not hesitate to reach out to WVBHI. If we do not have the resources that they need, we will do everything in our power to help find that resource. We have been calling and checking on Survivors who have been self- quarantining, as well as delivering groceries and other necessities.
DON'T PUT OFF YOUR MAMMOGRAM!
Bonnie's Bus is a mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia, offering breast cancer screening in a comfortable, convenient environment. The Bus serves women who have private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, and under- or uninsured women who qualify for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. Also, uninsured women living in West Virginia who are 40 and older can receive a screening mammogram on the Bus through the generosity of grant funding and donations.
West Virginia Breast Cervical Cancer Screening Program
The WVBCCSP provides clinical breast examinations (CBEs), mammograms, and Pap tests for eligible women, as well as diagnostic testing for women whose screening outcome is abnormal. Since Program inception in 1991, the WVBCCSP has enrolled over 107,000 women and provided more than 209,000 Pap tests, 136,000 mammograms, and 198,000 breast exams.
While screening services are key to early detection, their existence alone is insufficient to achieve a reduction in the illness and death associated with these diseases. As required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the WVBCCSP engages in the following activities in order to implement a comprehensive program:
Screening and Diagnostic Services
Education and Outreach
Partnership and Collaboration
(Surveillance, Quality Assurance, & Technical Assistance)
At Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief Program, we put patient and family peace of mind above all else. We provide direct payment for co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles for patients who need financial assistance. To see if you qualify and there is funding available go to copays.org/patients-family/
The James “Tiger” Morton Catastrophic Illness Commission was created during the 1999 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature to act as a last resort for those in dire need of medical assistance during a life-threatening illness once all other resources are exhausted.
"What is a Catastrophic Illness?" A catastrophic illness means there is an imminent risk of death if assistance does not occur. For more information go to https://www.wvdhhr.org/cic/