October 18, 2019

Do you know someone who needs but cannot afford a colorectal cancer screening?

At a Glance...

They may qualify for a free screening through the Michigan Colorectal Cancer Early Detection Program if they are:

 

  • Age 50-64 years
  • Low income (<=250% of the Federal Poverty Level)
  • Asymptomatic
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Michigan resident and U.S. citizen

Size of Family Unit

Poverty Guideline

250% of Poverty

138% of Poverty

1

$12,490.00

$31,225.00

$17,236.20

2

$16,910.00

$42,275.00

$23,335.80

3

$21,330.00

$53,325.00

$29,435.40

4

$25,750.00

$64,375.00

$35,535.00

5

$30,170.00

$75,425.00

$41,634.60

6

$34,590.00

$86,475.00

$47,734.20

7

$39,010.00

$97,525.00

$53,833.80

8

$43,430.00

$108,575.00

$59,933.40

Each Additional Member (Beyond 8)

$4,420.00

$11,050.00

$6,099.60

 

Free screening services include:

  • Colonoscopy and prep supplies for average and increased-risk
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) as optional for average risk
  • Clients with a positive FIT in this program will be referred for a diagnostic colonoscopy.
  • Average risk clients with positive (+) FIT results obtained from outside of this program may be eligible for services. Contact an agency for additional details.
  • High risk clients are not eligible, including men and women with significant ongoing gastrointestinal symptoms.

 

Call Christen Walters at 269-425-7135 for additional information.