Getting a pump covered by your health insurance

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Registered: 09-21-2011
Getting a pump covered by your health insurance
Mon, 03-18-2013 - 1:01pm

Just wanted to check in with the W&P mommies out there to see if people are having successes and/or challenges getting pumps covered by health insurance now that they are classified as durable medical equipment.

Good news, bad news--let us know please.  Whatever you have learned or been through will undoubtedly be helpful to someone else here.

And here are some resources that might be helpful to you.

http://www.ivillage.com/how-get-breast-pumps-covered-insurance/6-a-477000

http://www.aetna.com/individuals-families-health-insurance/healthier-living/womens-health/breastfeeding.html

http://www.bluecrossma.com/national-health-care-reform/news-updates/news/preventive-health-services-women.html

http://www.medelabreastfeedingus.com/breastfeeding-insurance