Breastfeeding Insurance & Reimbursement
Get your questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and insurance-covered breastpumps answered!
What is the ACA? Does this apply to me?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010. There are many parts of the ACA, but one of the most valuable is that ACA requires health plans to cover breastfeeding support and supplies. Many health plans began implementing this coverage on or after August 1, 2012.
Questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace?
October 1, 2013, marks the first day for open enrollment of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Questions? Here are a few helpful resources:
- Kaiser Health & The Washing Post answer FAQ's
- Healthcare.gov: 10 Ways to Get Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace
- Kaiser Foundation: The Simplest Explanation of Obamacare. Ever.
- CNN's Obamacare Open Enrollment: Here's Everything You Need to Know
- Consumer Reports published the Health Law Helper online tool to learn about options
- CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services): Printable resources and materials
- Health Insurance Basics
- HealthyChildren.org: The Affordable Care Act - What Your Family Needs to Know
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