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Every Woman Matters

At Good Neighbor, Every Woman Matters

Every Woman Matters (EWM) is a federally funded program that pays for office visits associated with Pap tests, pelvic exams, clinical breast exams and lab fees.  Age appropriate mammography is covered as well as a limited number of diagnostic tests. 

EWM provides services to medically under-served women 40-74.  EWM provides screening and diagnostic tests, public education, professional education and training, surveillance, evaluation and quality assurance activities.

What is the Every Woman Matters (EWM) screening program? 

Screening means regular testing (such as a mammogram or Pap test) to see if a person is healthy or sick. 

Breast and cervical cancer screening:
• Pelvic exam
• Pap test
• Clinical breast exam
• Screening mammogram

Heart disease and diabetes screening:
• Blood pressure check
• Cholesterol check
• Blood sugar (glucose) check
• Health and wellness information

How do I know if I qualify for the program?

  • Females Only
  • 40-74 years old
  • Must meet Income Guidelines 
  • Must be uninsured
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (must provide front-back copy of Permanent Residency card)
  • Open to anyone who meets above criteria

Income Guidelines Effective July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023