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Wisconsin Well Woman Program

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  • A free statewide breast and cervical cancer screening program for women ages 45-64.
  • Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Coordinated by the WI Well Women Program office through Portage County Health and Human Services Public Health Division covering Clark, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Portage, Taylor and Wood Counties.
  • Applicants must enroll through a Regional Coordinating Office.
  • Overview Video *(DHSWI video)


  • No insurance or major medical with high deductible.
  • Income at or below 250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Household size of 1 = up tp $31,900
Household size of 2 = up to $43,100
Household size of 3 = up to $54,300
Household size of 4 = up to $65,500
Household size of 5+ = call for additional family members

  • Age - women ages 45-64, breast and cervical screening services
  • Exception:  women under 45 who have a current symptom may be eligible for breast services - you must contact coordinator first.


WWWP African american womanPLEASE NOTE:  If you choose to have services not covered by WWWP at your appointment you will be responsible to pay for those services.

(Only when related to screening for WWWP services)

  • Preventative Medicine New Client office visit
  • Preventative Medicine Established Client office visit


  • Breast exam (manual exam performed during office visit)
  • Mammogram (breast x-ray) - 3D mammograms are now acceptable
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Other breast biopsy may be covered with prior approval.  Please contact the WWWP office at 715-345-5776 if you need additional breast services.


  • PAP test
  • Pelvic exam (only if PAP tests is also performed)
  • Colposcopy (with or without biopsy)
  • Other cervical biopsy services may be covered with prior approval.  Please contact the WWWP office at 715-345-5776 if you need additional cervical services.

WWWP does not pay for blood tests or prescription medication.

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PLEASE NOTE:  Enrollment must be completed and approved through a WWWP Regional Office prior to contacting any WWWP provider for screening services.

WWWP Enrollment can be completed by phone for Clark, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Portage, Taylor, and Wood Counties.  Call:

English and Spanish - 715-345-5776 

Hmong 715-345-5768

When WWWP Coordinator processes your enrollment you will be called or mailed a copy of the enrollment form and informed that you are either eligible for services or ineligible..

Questions?  Call Kathy Groshek, Program Coordinator, at 715-345-5776.