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Affordable Care Act and Breastpumps

The Affordable Care Act and Breastpumps

Are you aware you could receive a free breastpump under the Affordable Care Act?  It’s true!  This healthcare reform, widely known as “ObamaCare”, makes many preventive services for women free through most insurance companies.  Some advantages under the Affordable Care Act include but are not limited to contraception and cervical cancer screenings, mammograms and most importantly for you and your new baby…breastfeeding support, counseling, and equipment!  Breastpumps under the Affordable Care Act affects new and expecting moms so let’s get started outlining what it means for you.

The Affordable Care Act and Breastpumps

Written into the Affordable Care Act is a provision that requires insurance companies to provide support, counseling, and equipment for new and expecting moms.  Breastpumps are considered breastfeeding equipment under the Affordable Care Act; however, because the provision does not specify what type of breastpump is to be covered, i.e. manual or electric, it is up to each insurance plan to choose their own coverage guidelines.  The good news is these benefits are available to you during pregnancy and after birth for the duration of your breastfeeding experience.

Insurance Coverage and Reimbursement for Breastpumps under the Affordable Care Act

It can be tricky figuring out your insurance coverage and reimbursement for your breastpump.  Each insurance plan differs in their coverage and getting in touch with your insurance company can prove to be challenging.  The good news is you are not alone in getting your breastpump through insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  Aeroflow Healthcare specializes in helping moms just like you qualify for their breastpump through insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  We take all of the guess work out by verifying your benefits and contacting your doctor for your prescription.  Yes, you will need a prescription!

Do I Qualify for a Breastpump through the Affordable Care Act?

Qualifying for a breastpump through the Affordable Care Act has never been easier.  We understand how stressful this process can be so our promise to you is to make it fast, easy, and convenient.  Head over to the Qualify Through Insurance form and then leave the rest to us.  As always, for immediate assistance give us a call at 844-867-9890.  We’ve helped thousands of moms qualify for a breastpump through the Affordable Care Act and now we look forward to helping you!

 

 

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