Breast prosthesis subsidy

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The Breast Prosthesis Service Payment is payment to people who have undergone a partial or full mastectomy, either unilateral or bilateral, and/or have undergone a lumpectomy, have congenital needs, or have had failed reconstructive surgery, as specified by a specialist or general practitioner (GP).

Your entitlement is $613.33 (GST incl) per side for a four-year period. You may claim any amount up to the total amount of $613.33 (or $1226.66 for bilateral) at any time during the four-year entitlement period.

Note: The entitlement period begins on the date you make your first purchase from a supplier and ends four years from this date.

Claim forms are available free through Wickliffe Ltd on 0800 259 138, you will need to provide your payee number.

Government approved suppliers of prosthesis and mastectomy bras:

  • Naturalwear  – Janice 0800 622 397
  • S-specialists – Carla Bourne 07 348 0338, 021 450 132
  • Understatement Lingerie fashion 07 343 7911

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