TRICARE now covers breast pumps

TRICARE Now Covers Breast Pumps

TRICARE has updated their breast pump policy and now, as of July 1, 2015, they will cover breast pumps and supporting supplies in full for new mothers and mothers who adopt an infant and plan to breastfeed. TRICARE had been ordered by lawmakers to include this coverage as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.

Prior to this update, TRICARE was only covering the rental of a hospital grade breast pump when separation of mom and baby occurred due to illness. TRICARE will now cover a manual, electric, or hospital grade breast pump as long as members have a written prescription that specifically indicates which type of breast pump the member needs. TRICARE’s breastfeeding support benefit is considered to be preventive care; therefore the equipment and supplies covered under this benefit are covered in full not subject to any co-payments or deductibles.

Aeroflow Healthcare Breastpumps is an authorized TRICARE durable medical equipment provider. We are here to help make obtaining your breast pump and supporting supplies through insurance a quick and easy experience. In order to get the process started just head over to our website and fill out the Qualify Through Insurance form. One of our highly knowledgeable breast pump specialists will contact your insurance company and confirm your breast pump coverage. Once your coverage is confirmed Aeroflow Healthcare Breastpumps will call you within 3-5 business of completing the form to go over all of your benefit details. If you do not already have a prescription from your TRICARE-authorized physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or nurse midwife, Aeroflow Breastpumps will send one for you. Once we receive the prescription we will be able to place your order and ship your breast pump to your home free of charge. It really is that simple!

Aeroflow Healthcare Breastpumps offers the top name brands including Medela, Ameda, Hygeia, Spectra, Tomy, Nuk, Lansinoh, Evenflo, and more. We also offer a wide variety of breast pump accessories such as breast pump bags, power accessories, hands free pumping kits, and more.

Aeroflow Healthcare Breastpumps is honored to help troops and military family members obtain their free breast pump through insurance so that new mothers can still provide the best nutrition for their babies even when separation from mom and baby occurs. We look forward to helping you find the breast pump that best suits your needs!


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