This chapter addresses the following terms of reference for the evaluation:
- assessment of the extent to which the outcomes of the program have met the goals as defined by the objectives of the measure
- whether the program provides outcomes that meet the needs of women requiring an external breast prosthesis following a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer
- opportunities for future improvements or directions to the program.
Feedback from some other stakeholders, in particular breast care nurses and breast prosthesis fitters, is also included in the following discussion of findings.
4.1 Awareness and use of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program
4.2 Participation in the program
4.3 The experience of using the program