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Red Lake Nation IHS Hospital and Comprehensive Health Services

Sage Screening Program - Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Red Lake Hospital and Clinic

24760 Hospital Dr, Redlake, MN, 56671

Distance: 1124 Miles

(218) 679-3316

Website

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/cancer/sage/screening/index.html

Service Details

Description

The statewide free breast and cervical cancer screening program provides screening and follow up services to uninsured and underinsured women to increase the number of age-appropriate women who are screened for breast and cervical cancer.


The following services are free of charge to eligible women at participating facilities across the state.


Screening services:
* Office visit for breast and/or cervical exam
* Annual screening mammogram (breast exam required)
* Pap smear every three years for women age 21 to 29 and every five years with High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) co-test for age 30 to 65


Diagnostic services:
* Office visit for breast or cervical services (results counseling or breast surgical consult)
* Diagnostic mammogram
* Fine needle aspiration of breast lump, including pathology reading
* Colposcopy, including biopsy
* Endometrial Biopsy (when done as a follow up for specific Pap result)
* Breast ultrasound
* Outpatient breast biopsy


Additional Information

This location primarily serves Red Lake members.


Features

  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 

Eligibility

Women who meet all the criteria are eligible:
* Breast - Age 40 or older (see age exception below)*
* Cervical - Ages 21 to 65
* Have no insurance or are underinsured**
* Meet income guidelines - see table at https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/cancer/sage/services/index.html


* The Sage Program recognizes that breast services may be indicated in a woman under 40 if she has breast symptoms or a family history of breast cancer (self, parent, sibling, child). Sage will cover the office visit, screening or diagnostic mammogram, breast ultrasound, breast surgical consult or outpatient breast biopsy.


** Underinsured includes: Insurance that does not cover screening or insurance with unmet deductibles or copayments and women on Medicare where there are uncovered expenses associated with the office visit, Pap, or mammogram.


Women who are on either MinnesotaCare or Medical Assistance are not eligible for Sage (those programs cover these screening services).


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
American Indian women only.


Application Instructions

To assist in determining eligibility and scheduling an appointment for a free breast and cervical cancer screening appointment at a participating Sage clinic, call toll-free 1-888-6-HEALTH or (888) 643-2584.


Area Served

Primarily serves Native Americans living in Beltrami, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, Koochiching, Marshall, Pennington, Polk and Roseau Counties.


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 679-3912
FAX (218) 679-0181
Little Rock Health Station (218) 679-3717
Redby Health Station (218) 679-3391

Last Update

6/14/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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