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317:35-21-1.Oklahoma Cares Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment (BCC) program

[Revised 09-01-19]
(a) The Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000 (BCCPTA) allows states to provide Medicaid to uninsured women under age sixty-five (65) who are in need of treatment for breast and/or cervical cancer. A medical eligibility evaluation is performed through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP).  If the evaluation determines the woman is in need of treatment for breast and/or cervical cancer, including pre-cancerous conditions and early stage, recurrent or metastatic cancer the case is forwarded to Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) for final medical eligibility determination.

(b) To receive Breast and Cervical Cancer (BCC) Treatment services, the woman must meet all of the following conditions.

(1) The woman must have been screened for BCC under the CDC Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program [see Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 317:35-21-3] established under Title XV of the Public Health Service Act, and upon screening examination found to be in need of treatment, including an abnormal finding that is potentially indicative of a cancerous or precancerous condition or found to have an early stage, recurrent or metastatic cancer of the breast or cervix. (see OAC 317:35-21-5).

(2) The woman must:

(A) not have creditable insurance coverage that covers the treatment of breast or cervical cancer (see OAC 317:35-21-4),

(B) not be eligible for any other categorically needy SoonerCare eligibility group,

(C) be under sixty-five (65) years of age,

(D) be a US citizen or qualified alien (see OAC 317:35-5-25 for citizenship/alien status and identity verification requirements),

(E) be a resident of Oklahoma,

(F) declare her Social Security number,

(G) assign her rights to Third Party Liability if she has insurance that is not creditable, and

(H) declare her household income for the purpose of determining eligibility for services under the SoonerCare program.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.