Affordable Care Act

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.

ACA and Insurance Plan Coverage Q & As

What is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?

What are details on the Affordable Care Act rules pertaining to Preventive Services for Women?

When do breastfeeding services and supplies need to be covered?

Is this coverage subject to deductibles and co-pays?

What lactation services and supplies are covered?

How does a health insurance plan deliver breastfeeding supplies to a member?

Do these requirements vary by state?

Where can I access additional information?