Breast Prostheses Program

The Breast Prostheses Program provide financial assistance to residents of all ages who are eligible for MSI coverage.

The Breast Prostheses Program provide financial assistance to residents who need a prosthesis and the services of a qualified prosthetist for breast (mastectomy) prostheses. Only the services and products of approved providers are eligible for coverage.

Mastectomy Prostheses

The Mastectomy Prostheses Program is available to residents who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy and need a conventional mastectomy prosthesis.

The program provides a rebate up to a maximum of $150 per prosthesis once every 2 years.

Financial Assistance for Breast Mastectomy Prostheses (Canadian Cancer Society)

This assistance provides additional financial assistance for breast mastectomy prostheses for residents who have been approved for the coverage by the Canadian Cancer Society. Eligible residents can receive an additional:

  • Payment of up to a maximum of $300 per prosthesis once every 2 years
  • Payment of up to a maximum of $40 for the purchase of a supporting bra once every 2 years

To apply

Complete the application form (PDF 98 kB)

Contact

For information on eligibility and coverage provided, please contact the MSI Office at 1-866-553-0585. A referral is typically required for prostheses services, so please discuss these programs with your physician.

MSI Programs

Toll-free: 1-866-553-0585 (in Nova Scotia)

Phone: 902-496-7011

Telephone hours: 
Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MSI@medavie.ca

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