One of the most exciting pieces of the Affordable Health Care Act was the expansion of coverage for women, to include free preventative care, breastfeeding support and breastpump coverage. But all is not going well: a 2015 report from the National Women’s Law Center states that many insurers are NOT meeting this obligation to cover breastfeeding supplies and support.
Back in May, Dr. Kathleen McCue testified for Senator Patty Murray’s office on the violations that IBCLCs are experiencing and what services are not receiving reimbursement. In addition, the National Women’s Law Center is working hard to correct these oversights and deficiencies.
So what can you do?
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