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Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment (IMPACT)

IMPACT covers men age 18 and older with prostate cancer with no medical insurance or other government program. Family’s income must be at or below $2,010* per month. No legal residency requirements.

For more information, click here or call (800) 409-8252.

Who can get it?

  • Men age 18 with a prostate cancer diagnosis without medical insurance, and do not qualify for Medi-Cal or Medicare

How much does it cost?

  • No cost

What is required?

  • California residence
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have little or no health insurance
  • Family income currently at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($2,010*) per month
  • Have had an abnormal DRE or elevated PSA
  • Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer

What is covered?

  • Prostate cancer treatment for an initial 12 months
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • External beam radiation therapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hospital care
  • Most medications
  • Nurse case management
  • Nutrition counseling

Where do I go for care?

  • L.A. County DHS hospitals and clinics
  • Any IMPACT-approved provider

Where do I apply?

  • Call (800) 409-8252, Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm

* Monthly income level above is based on the April 1, 2017 Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) for a family size of one.