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 & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope 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:

Breast & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope
204-787-2970
Toll-free: 1-866-561-1026 
Web: cancercare.mb.ca