Get Your Breast Pump Covered by Insurance!!

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Get Your Breast Pump Covered by Insurance!!
Fri, 08-23-2013 - 12:29pm

Whether you're going back to work or have responsibilities that mean you need to be away from your baby for a few hours, a powerful and efficient breast pump can make all the difference to help you continue breastfeeding. But double electric pumps like the popular Medela Pump in Stylecan come with a daunting price tag of around $300. 

That's one reason why a new regulation, which went into effect August, has been put in place requiring insurance companies to cover breast pump rental and lactation consultants -- without co-pays or deductibles. Translation: you can now rent a breast pump gratis! Even better -- some insurance companies may cover the cost to purchase one.

How to Get Your Breast Pump Covered by Insurance- http://www.ivillage.com/how-get-breast-pumps-covered-insurance/6-a-477000

Awesome!  Have you called your insurance company yet to see if you have coverage?

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