(1) The Department of Human Services shall provide medical assistance to a woman who:
(a) Is screened for breast or cervical cancer through the Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program operated by the department;
(b) As a result of a screening in accordance with paragraph (a) of this subsection, is found by a provider to be in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer;
(c) Does not otherwise have creditable coverage, as defined in 42 U.S.C. 300gg(c); and
(d) Is 64 years of age or younger.
(2) The period of time a woman can receive medical assistance based on the eligibility criteria of subsection (1) of this section:
(A) On the date the department makes a formal determination that the woman is eligible for medical assistance in accordance with subsection (1) of this section; or
(B) Up to three months prior to the month in which the woman applied for medical assistance if on the earlier date the woman met the eligibility criteria of subsection (1) of this section.
(b) Ends when:
(A) The woman is no longer in need of treatment; or
(B) The department determines the woman no longer meets the eligibility criteria of subsection (1) of this section. [2001 c.902 §2]
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