Free and Low-Cost Mammograms are available at:
St. Thomas Community Health Center
1020 St. Andrew Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 529-5558
Access Health Louisiana
Phone: Call Center 866-530-6111
West Jefferson Medical Center
Women’s Imaging and Breast Care Center
4521 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 349-2104
Mary Bird Perkins at St. Tammany Parish Hospital Cancer Program
1202 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 898-4000
Phone: (888) 616-4687
*provides mobile mammography screenings
Daughters of Charity Health Centers
3201 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
CAGNO – Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans
824 Elmwood Park Blvd. Suite 154
New Orleans, LA 70123
Phone: (504) 733-5539
*provides qualified breast cancer patients financial assistance with medications, medical bills, insurance premiums, COBRA fees, co-pays and breast cancer related medical bills.
~ Government Resources ~
Health Insurance Marketplace: 1-800-318-2596 | www.healthcare.gov
Louisiana Medicaid Application: 1-888-342-6207 | new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/237
Medicare Application: 1-800-633-4227 | www.cms.gov
Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213 | www.ssa.gov/
Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program: 1-888-599-1073 | lbchp.org/
DMV handicap tag application: dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/DPSForms.nsf/. Click Driver’s License then click Physician’s Certification of Mobility Impairment. Form must be completed by doctor and then turned in to the DMV for a handicap license and hang tag.
~ Transportation ~
Road to Recovery: 1-800-227-2345 | www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/road-to-recovery. Transportation to and from treatment.
- Southeastrans: 1-855-325-7626
- Aetna Better Health: 1-877-917-4150
- Amerigroup: 1-866-430-1101
- AmeriHealth Caritas: 1-888-913-0364
- Louisiana Healthcare Connections: 1-855-369-3723
- United Healthcare Community Plan: 1-866-726-1472
Medicaid Non-emergency Ambulance
- Aetna Better Health: 1-855-242-0802
- Amerigroup: 1-877-440-4065 x35792
- AmeriHealth Caritas: 1-888-913-0364
- Louisiana Healthcare Connections: 1-866-595-8133
- United Healthcare Community Plan: 1-866-886-4081
Angel Flight: 918-749-8992 | www.angelflight.com/patients/. Free air transportation for medical appointments.
Patient Airlift Services: 1-888-818-1231 | afids.palservices.org/flight-request. Free air transportation for medical appointments.
Pilots for Patients: 318-322-5122 | www.pilotsforpatients.org. Free air transportation for medical appointments
~ Lodging ~
- New Orleans 504-219-2200
- Houston 713-706-5640
- National hotline 1-800-227-2345
~ Medication and Copay Assistance Programs ~
Drug Manufacturer patient assistance programs: Google drug manufacturer’s name and patient assistance program.
Needy Meds: 1-800-503-6897 | www.NeedyMeds.org
Partnership for Prescription Assistance: 1-888-477-2669 | www.pparx.org
Patient Advocate Copay Foundation: 1-866-512-3861 | www.copays.org
Prescription Assistance: www.rxassist.org
~ Financial Assistance ~
Cancer Care, Inc.: 1-800-813-4673 | www.cancercare.org. Provides information and financial resources.
Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition: www.cancerfac.org. Assistance with locating financial resources in your area.
My Good Days: www.mygooddays.org. Financial and medication assistance.
The Pink Fund: 1-877-234-7465 | www.ThePinkFund.org. Basic living expenses for breast cancer patients who have lost income during active treatment.
~ Organizations Providing Support ~
Cleaning for a Reason: www.cleaningforareason.org/. Professional service will clean home of a patient battling cancer one time for free.
Green Chef: www.warriorsinpink.ford.com/more-good-days-resources/more-good-meals. Will provide 2 food deliveries each containing healthy ingredients and instructions for cooking up to three meals for two.
Legal Help National Cancer Legal Services Network: www.nclsn.org/
LiveStrong Foundation: 1-855-220-7777 | www.livestrong.org/. Provides patient navigation and other resources.
~ Educational Information ~
Komen for the Cure: Komen Help Line | 1 (877) GO KOMEN | www.komen.org. Breast Cancer organization providing information, support, and community fundraising opportunities