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February 16th, 2016

BCBS of VA Insurance Guidelines for Breast Pumps

Aeroflow Healthcare is proud to be one of the nation’s leading suppliers of breast pumps- we offer a wide variety of products, and have contracted with many insurance companies to be able to provide the lowest prices (and most excellent customer service) to expecting mommies today. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia is one of the largest insurances we are contracted with, and the majority of their customers are covered by policies compliant with Health Care Reform. Meaning through the BCBS of VA insurance guidelines for breast pumps, you could get a breast pump at little to no cost- see below for more info!

BCBS of VA have health plans that fall into three categories- Bronze (lowest costs, covering around 60% of your health care costs), Silver (average cost, covers around 70% of health care costs), and Gold Plans (high costs, but cover around 80% of your health care costs). You can obtain these policies through your employer, directly, or through the Virginia Marketplace .

BCBS of VA insurance guidelines for breast pumps will typically cover a personal use breast pump for lactating mothers, or a manual pump. Hospital grade pumps, if covered, generally require a prescription, and may only be rented for a period of a few months. Personal use pumps are typically not rented out- they are yours to keep, and generally sufficient for supplemental pumping (if you’re on-the-go or returning to work), or for increasing your milk supply.

Per the Affordable Care Act (which is why the marketplace for each state exists), breastfeeding supplies and equipment should be covered at little to no cost to consumers, as a preventative benefit. This is because of the numerous health benefits of breast milk for babies, and moms! You can find out if your policy is compliant by completing this simple, three-step qualify through insurance form. An Aeroflow Breastpump specialists will contact your insurance company, verify your coverage and network status, and contact you within 3-5 business days with your options. If your policy isn’t compliant, Aeroflow Healthcare has got you covered! We strive to provide the best products at the most competitive rates- check out our breast pumps and accessories at AeroflowMomandBaby.com.

If you have any further questions about BCBS of VA insurance guidelines for breast pumps, please give us a call at 844-867-9890. We look forward to helping you and your bundle of joy!

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