Help with the cost of an external breast prosthesis after breast cancer surgery. You can get up to a maximum of $400 for each prosthesis.
- you’re enrolled in Medicare
- you’ve had breast surgery as a result of breast cancer
- you haven’t purchased and claimed under this program in the past 2 years
Eligibility & payment rates
Who can get money back
To get a reimbursement under this program you must be enrolled in Medicare and have had breast surgery as a result of breast cancer.
How much you can get back
You can claim a reimbursement of up to $400 for an external breast prosthesis for each breast.
What are the time limits for claiming a reimbursement
You can claim for prostheses you bought after 1 July 2008 even if you had your breast surgery before then.
Check if you’re eligible before you start your claim.
- find out what you need before you start your claim
- start your claim
- submit your claim
- wait for us to assess your claim and tell you the results
Other breast cancer information
There are other breast cancer support services to help you.
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