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.
The Mastectomy Prostheses Program is available to residents who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy and need a conventional mastectomy prosthesis.
Effective 1 January 2023, the program provides a rebate up to a maximum of $300 per prosthesis once every 2 years.
Additional Financial Assistance for Breast Mastectomy Prostheses
This assistance provides additional financial assistance for breast mastectomy prostheses for residents who have income up to $30,000 per year, effective 3 January 2023:
- payment up to $450 per prosthesis with a maximum of $750 once every 2 years
- payment of up to a maximum of $75 for the purchase of a supporting bra once every 2 years
Complete the application form (PDF 98 kB)
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.
Toll-free: 1-866-553-0585 (in Nova Scotia)
Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.