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WISEWOMAN: Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (WISEWOMAN)

Who We Are:

A heart disease and stroke prevention health screening and lifestyle education program for women enrolled in the South Carolina Best Chance Network Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Our Goal:

  • Provide opportunities to improve foods choices, physical activity/exercise and stress management
  • Prevent and control heart disease, stroke and other chronic diseases (e.g. cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, obesity and arthritis)

What We Do:

  • Provide screenings at no cost to those who qualify
  • Take blood pressure
  • Measure cholesterol
  • Check blood sugar (glucose/A1C)

Who Qualifies for Services?

  • Must participate in the Best Chance Network (BCN), S.C. Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (SCBCCEDP).
  • Be 40-64 years old

A woman qualifies for BCN if she:

  • lives in South Carolina
  • is between 21 and 64 years old
  • has no health insurance or is underinsured (minimal insurance)
  • has insurance deductibles (out of pocket expenses) of $1,000 or higher
  • has insurance that does not cover diagnostic services
  • meets income eligibility guidelines (see below)

Best Chance Network (BCN)
Income Eligibility Guidelines for
6/30/17 – 6/29/18

Family Size
Annual Income

1

$30,150 or less

2

$40,600 or less

3

$51,050 or less

4

$61,500 or less

5

$71,950 or less

6

$82,400 or less

7

$92,850 or less

8

$103,300 or less

NOTE: For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $10,450 for each additional person.

Are you Eligible for WISEWOMAN Services?

If you or someone you know may qualify for WISEWOMAN services, please call the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Hotline (BCN / WISEWOMAN) at 1-800-450-4611.

To become a WISEWOMAN Provider or to find out about a provider near you, call the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Hotline (BCN / WISEWOMAN) at 1-800-450-4611.

To speak to the program manager or staff about guidelines or issues with the WISEWOMAN program: Contact the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at (803) 898-1615.