Other programs

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Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP) for Women (S30):

This federally-funded program provides health care coverage for women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer or a related precancerous condition. Eligibility is determined by the Department of Health's (DOH) Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program (BCCHP). DOH is responsible for screening and eligibility, while HCA administers enrollment and provider payment. Coverage continues through the full course of treatment as certified by the BCCHP.

A woman is eligible if she meets all of the following criteria:

  • Screened for breast or cervical cancer under BCCHP
  • Requires treatment for either breast or cervical cancer or for a related precancerous condition
  • Is under age 65
  • Is not covered for another CN (Categorically Needy) Apple Health program
  • Has no insurance or has insurance that is not creditable coverage
  • Meets residency requirements
  • Meets social security number requirements
  • Meets citizenship or immigration status requirements
  • Meets income limits set by the BCCHP.

For further information, see the Department of Health website.

Foster Care/Adoption Support/Former Foster Care (D01, D02, D26):

This program provides CN coverage to children receiving foster care or adoption support services. This program also provides CN coverage to individuals up to age 26 who turn 18 or age out of foster care in Washington State.

Medical Care Services (A01):

This state-funded program provides limited health care coverage to adults meeting incapacity requirements who are not eligible for Apple Health programs with CN, MN or ABP scope of care and who meet the income and resource standards for this program. Individuals over age 65 who are qualified immigrants within their 5-year bar and nonqualified immigrants are eligible for MCS if they meet income and resource requirements.

Refugee (R02, R03):

The Refugee Medical Assistance program (RMA) provides CN coverage to refugees who are not eligible for Apple Health programs with CN or ABP scope of care and who meet the income and resource standards for this program. RMA is a 100% federally funded program for persons granted asylum in the U.S. as refugees or asylees. Individuals enrolled in RMA are covered from the date they entered the U.S.

Eligibility for refugees/asylees that have been in the United States for more than twelve months is determined the same as for U.S. citizens.

Immigrants from Iraq and Afghanistan who were granted Special Immigrant status under Section 101(a)(27) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) are eligible for Medicaid and Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) the same as refugees.