Recent US federal government legislation and government-funded programs help breastfeeding be more accessible to mothers and babies.
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, breastfeeding services and supplies are covered without cost sharing in health plans starting August 1, 2012. Learn more about coverage guidelines and durable medical equipment suppliers partnering with Ameda who support this breast pump insurance benefit.
Through the Women’s Infants and Children (WIC) Program, some states may offer breastfeeding support and reimbursement under certain circumstances. Learn more.