Insurance coverage battle for breast-feeding benefits still an issue

Breast Pumps Obamacare insurance coverage

Nursing moms are struggling to obtain the payments that are promised to them through the Affordable Care Act. A group of women in Illinois are currently battling with their insurers over the issue of insurance coverage for breast feeding and related health services, as is required by the health care reform of 2010. The moms are saying that their insurers are denying claims that request full payment for lactation consultants. Many women find that certified lactation consultants provide invaluable advice and relief when they are first learning how to breast-feed…

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