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HEALTH CARE PROVIDER: Nevada Health Centers Mammovan

Posted: 1:12 PM, Feb 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-04 14:25:55-05
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Nevada Health Centers will participate in the 2nd Live Well Health Fair on March 21 at Boulevard Mall.

WHO WE ARE

Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) is a nonprofit Community Health Center serving the state of Nevada with more than 18 health centers and mobile healthcare services. NVHC was one of the first Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in 1977, as authorized under the Public Health Service Act of 1976. We provide access to quality care throughout frontier, rural and urban areas of Nevada. NVHC is the largest provider of primary care for the uninsured and/or geographically isolated in the state, as well as for those with Medicaid, Medicare or commercial insurance.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE

To help in the fight against breast cancer, the Nevada Health Centers Mammovan is a state-of-the-art mobile imaging unit that travels throughout the state of Nevada, providing mammography screening to those in need. Appointments are REQUIRED to be seen at the health fair on March 21.

Parameters the Mammovan Operates Within:

The Nevada Health Centers' Mammovan is a mobile imaging center, offering state of art mammography found at imaging center across the state. The Mammovan will provide screenings at the health fair.

The Mammovan is licensed and credentialed by the State of Nevada, FDA and American College of Radiology.

The Mammovan can only perform screenings to residents of the State of Nevada.

Must present a legal photo ID issued in Nevada.

For insured patients, please bring your current insurance card.

Mammograms are a preventative screening covered by most health insurance plans. Those with insurance should utilize it as the primary source for billing purposes.

Please call customer service under your health insurance, to make sure you’re covered by the NVHC Mammovan. We accept most insurance plans, Medicaid and Medicare and offer a sliding fee scale for those without insurance. Here is a link to the website where this information is detailed: https://www.nevadahealthcenters.org/paying-for-care/.

For patients who are NOT covered by insurance, you MAY qualify for a “no cost” screening.

We screen women 40 and older without the need for a referral. Women under the age of 39 and men MUST present a “screening referral” from their primary care physician in order to receive a screening.

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CALL 877.581.6266

You must present a government-issued ID at the time of service

LINKS AND SOCIAL HANDLES

Website: https://www.nevadahealthcenters.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NevadaHealthCenters1977/