NH Free Cancer Screening Program

Did you know that women with low income can receive free screening for breast and cervical cancer through New Hampshire’s “Let No Woman Be Overlooked” Program?

The New Hampshire Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Services (DHHS) program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women who meet certain eligibility requirements. The screenings are offered at many health care sites including NH hospitals and physician offices.

General Requirements for Free Screenings

All women ages 18 to 64 must:

  • Be without health insurance or have insurance coverage that does not pay for screening tests, and
  • Have income less than 250% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Additional Requirements by Specific Service and Age

Women under age 40 are eligible for:

  • a clinical breast exam, pelvic exam and Pap smear, and
  • a mammogram when a breast lump is found during a clinical breast exam or a breast self exam.

Women ages 40 to 64 are eligible for:

  • a clinical breast exam, pelvic exam, Pap smear and mammogram.

Women age 65+ are eligible for:

  • a clinical breast exam, pelvic exam, Pap smear and mammogram when not eligible for the Medicare program or not enrolled in Medicare Part B.

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