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 About Ladies First screening



Ladies First (formally Breast and Cervical Health Check Program, or BCHC) helps eligible Alaskans get breast and cervical health screenings. Ladi​es First enrollees can get free mammograms and pap tests. Ladies First also pays for diagnostic tests when needed, and helps women get referred for financial support if they need treatment. Learn more about Ladies First:

Thousands of Alaskans are eligible for a free Pap test and Mammogram.

Alaskans ages 21–64 who meet Ladies First income guidelines​​, who do not have insurance, who cannot meet their insurance deductible, or whose insurance does not pay for breast and cervical health screenings may qualify.

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Phone: 1-800-410-6266

Call our Ladies First team anytime you have questions about the program. They can help you:

  • Understand what is covered and how the program works
  • Find out if you’re eligible for Ladies First
  • Enroll you over the phone (takes less than 15 minutes)
  • Find a Ladies First health care provider

Check out our interactive map of Ladies First health care providers.


 Explore the interactive map for Ladies First health care providers:


Since 1995, Ladies First has provided over 148,000 health screening services to over 62,000 Alaskans. More than 585 cases of breast cancer, 62 cases of cervical cancer, and 4,316 pre-cancerous cervical conditions have been diagnosed.

Ladies First is federally funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)