Prosthetic and Orthotic Program

Who is eligible?

Manitoba residents who require prosthetic or orthotic services, as prescribed by a medical practitioner, and do not have the costs paid through other provincial or federal programs are eligible to receive benefits through the program.

What is covered?

In most cases, Manitoba Health and Seniors Care will reimburse the cost of:

  • Limb prosthetic devices and services
  • Limb and spinal orthotic devices and services

Devices and services provided by a person who is certified as a prosthetist or orthotist by the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists may be eligible.

How many claims can be made?

One device every two years can be claimed unless there has been a medically diagnosed change in prescription or the initial device is damaged beyond repair.

Is there a deductible?

No deductible is required.

How do I submit a claim?

Claim forms can be sent to Manitoba Health and Seniors Care by the suppliers of prosthetic and orthotic devices.

Manitoba Health and Seniors Care
Ancillary Programs
300 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3M9

204-786-7365 or 204-786-7366
Toll free:
1-800-297-8099 ext 7365 or 7366
FAX: 204-786-6634
TTY/TDD Relay Service: 204-774-8618 outside Winnipeg: 711 or 1-800-855-0511