Tricare Covered Double Electric Breast Pumps

tricare covered breast pumps

Congratulations on becoming a new mom! Motherhood is undoubtedly one of mother nature’s greatest blessings and the Affordable Care Act has made it even more joyous by providing breast pump coverage to lactating mothers. As you may already know, Tricare covers breast pumps and breast pump supplies at no cost for new mothers, including moms who adopt an infant and plan to breastfeed. Tricare considers the unique needs of women as they enter their reproductive age and ensure that they can enjoy the experience of nurturing a baby without worrying about various petty expenses.

A breast pump is a necessity for every modern mother. It allows her to feed her baby without having to leave work or give up on other activities. This is why a number of reputable insurance providers such as Tricare have included breast pumps as part of insurance for moms. We offer quality breast pumps from top manufacturers such Medela, Ameda, Hygeia, Freemie, Evenflo, Nature’s Bond, Ardo and Spectra. We believe in Tricare’s commitment to women’s health and are extremely happy to partner with Tricare to bring moms breast pumps from top manufacturers such as Medela, Ameda, Hygeia, Freemie, Spectra, Evenflo, Ardo, Natures Bond, etc.

Tricare Insurance and Breast Pumps If you opt for Tricare insurance, your breast pump and associated supplies may be covered at no cost to you. Tricare allows you to receive your insurance covered breast pump before or after delivery. To qualify for a breast pump with Tricare, the following criteria must be met:

1. A prescription issued by a Tricare-authorized physician, nurse practitioner, nurse midwife or physician assistant.
2. A clear mention of the kind of breast pump the mother needs (mentioned in the prescription)

Tricare insurance covers the following types of breast pumps:

1. Hospital-grade breast pump
2. Standard electric breast pump
3. Manual breast pump

Standard electric and manual breast pumps TRICARE insurance offers coverage for one standard electric or manual breast pump for every birth (or adoption).

Hospital-grade breast pumps TRICARE insurance offers coverage for electric hospital-grade pumps and related supplies as needed by mothers and babies who are:

  • Kept apart as a result of illness
  • Not able to directly breastfeed due to certain medical reasons

    Tricare insurance states that when the requirement for a hospital-grade breast pump is over, you could get coverage for a standard electric or a manual breast pump by obtaining a new prescription.

    Tricare insurance owners are eligible for a breast pump, supplies, as well as breastfeeding counseling, irrespective of the plan (TRICARE Prime, the US Family Health Plan, TRICARE Standard, TRICARE Reserve Select, and so on.)

    Tricare covers the following supplies for up to 36 months after the birth event

    • Standard power adapters
    • Tubing and tubing adaptors
    • Locking rings
    • Bottles and bottle caps
    • Shield/splash protectors
    • Storage bags
    Tricare Areas Covered
    Moms in the following regions can obtain a breast pump through Lenox Breast Pumps

    Tricare North Region and Breast Pumps
    Tricare North region covered includes Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (Rock Island area), Kentucky (except Fort Campbell), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (St. Louis Area), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

    Tricare South Region and Breast Pumps
    Tricare south region covered includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky (only the Fort Campbell area), Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas (excluding the El Paso area).

    Tricare West Region and Breast Pumps
    Tricare west region covered includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa (excludes Rock Island arsenal area), Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri (except St. Louis area), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas(southwestern corner including El Paso), Utah, Washington and Wyoming

    Ordering a Tricare covered breast pump can be done in three easy steps so you can focus on what's more important, your health and your baby.

    How to Order

    STEP 1 : Order online by selecting your insurance or call us at (866) 474-4356.

    STEP 2 : Select your breast pump and we contact your physician for a prescription.

    STEP 3 : We verify your insurance and ship your breast pump.