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Are You Covered?

Manitoba Breast Prosthesis (MBP) Program

 
Who is eligible?

Eligible Women for The Manitoba Breast Prosthesis (MBP) Program:

  • Are Manitoba residents;
  • Have had a single or bilateral mastectomy; and
  • Do not have the costs paid through other provincial or federal programs.
What is covered?

The MBP Program provides financial support to help Eligible Women access a wide selection of breast prostheses and bras post-mastectomy.

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living defines the roles, responsibilities and requirements of the MBP Program, and provides funding to CancerCare Manitoba Breast Cancer Centre of Hope (CCMB) to administer the program.

What claims can be made?

An Eligible Woman may choose to claim:

  1. A benefit every two years of:
    1. Up to $400 per prosthesis to a total of one prosthesis for a single mastectomy; or
    2. Up to $400 per prosthesis to a total of two prostheses for a bilateral mastectomy; and,
    3. Fifty dollars ($50) towards the purchase of a bra, OR

  2. A benefit every four years of:
    1. Up to $800 per prosthesis to a total of one prosthesis for a single mastectomy; or
    2. Up to $800 per prosthesis to a total of two prostheses for a bilateral mastectomy; and,
    3. One hundred dollars ($100) towards the purchase of a bra.
Is there a deductible?

No deductible is required.

For more information about how to participate in The Manitoba Breast Prosthesis Program, please contact:

CancerCare Manitoba Breast Cancer Centre of Hope
(204) 788-8080
Toll-free: 1-888-660-4866 
E-mail: hope@cancercare.mb.ca
Web: www.cancercare.mb.ca/mbpp