Did you know that you can qualify to get a FREE breast pump through your insurance? Changes in the laws have opened the door to nursing moms, IF you can navigate the red tape and hurdles involved.
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Luckily, AeroFlow, a leading distributor of breast pumps and accessories, has made that process much, much easier. Simply fill out their Qualify Through Insurance form and in 3-5 days, a specialist will be in touch to discuss your eligibility and the pumps you are qualified for – ones that are specifically covered by YOUR insurance.
How is that for easy?
Right after my eldest was born, I would have cried for a service like this. Instead, I jumped through the hoops my insurance required and ended up renting a hospital grade pump from a local distributor. It wasn’t as bad as it could have been, but when learning the ins and outs of having a newborn, not to mention the rush of post birth hormones, it was a stress I really didn’t need.
Eventually, I bought my own pump, which I still have. It cost me several hundred dollars I couldn’t really afford to spend, but knowing that I could pump and freeze breastmilk made it worthwhile. The ACA went into effect shortly after, paving the way for insurance companies to finally and in many cases, fully, cover Breast Pumps. Previously, you could get some coverage (like I did) but the qualifications were difficult and rejection was common. Those changes have yet to be rescinded, meaning that as of right now, YOU can still qualify for a free breast pump through your insurance – or one for just the cost of a co-pay.
How AeroFlow can help you get a free breast pump
This company specializes in helping families get the lactation equipment they need, for the best price possible. Often, this will mean a free breast pump. Other times, it will mean you pay just a co-pay, depending on your insurance. They do all the haggling and research for you.
The Qualify Through Insurance inquiry form has 3 parts:
- Your email and birthdate
- Mother’s Information
- Insurance information and Primary Doctor contact
That’s it! Once you fill those out, AeroFlow does the rest!
What an AeroFlow Breast Pump Specialist can do for you
Once you fill out their Qualify Through Insurance form, an AeroFlow Breast Pump Specialist gets to work by:
- Contacting your insurance and verifying Breast Pump Coverage
- Contacting and obtaining a prescription from your Doctor
- Recommending the best breast pump for YOU – one that fits your lifestyle and breastfeeding goals
- Recommending certain accessories and supplies, ones that will improve your breastfeeding experience and work with your needs
- Contacting your insurance to ascertain coverage of said accessories and supplies
- Billing your insurance provider for your breast pump
- Then shipping your breast pump to your door, free of charge
All in all, this is a fantastic service that can save you both time and money – not mention the massive headache that comes with navigating the hurdles yourself.
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How about you?
Have you received your breast pump yet? Did you go through insurance, use a service or buy one flat out yourself?
Leave a comment – let’s talk!
I got the Medela breast pump from mine. I love it! This was a good read.
Awesome! Which Medela did you get?
I have the Medela pump in style portable. The backpack one