Tricare Breast Pump Coverage Irvine Free through Insurance
Breast Pump Coverage Through Tricare in Irvine
TRICARE will cover breast pumps and breast pump supplies in Irvine. New mothers will not have to pay out of pocket costs or co-pays. This includes mothers who adopt a baby and plan to breastfeed.
Breast pump covered 100%
In order to qualify for Tricare Breast Pump Coverage Irvine Free through Insurance , you need to have a prescription from an authorized Tricare doctor, physician, nurse practitioner, or nurse-midwife. Your prescription must say which type of breast pump you need. Most moms get a prescription for a standard double electric breast pump; however, it could be for any of the following:
- Hospital-grade breast pump
- Standard electric breast pump
- Manual breast pump
Types of Breast Pumps
Manual and Standard Double Electric Breast Pumps
TRICARE Breast Pump coverage in Irvine includes a manual or standard double electric breast pump per birth event (birth or adoption). This means that you are eligible for a new breast pump with each new baby!
Hospital-Grade Breast Pumps
Tricare will cover a hospital-grade breast pump and supplies for mother under the following circumstances:
- Mother and baby and separated because of sickness
- The mother cannot breastfeed the baby because of medical reasons
Once the hospital grade breast pump is no longer needed, it may be possible to get coverage from Tricare for a standard double electric breast pump.
Although, some high-end pumps will require an upgrade fee.
Tricare Coverage for Breast Pump Supplies
Tricare will cover breast pump supplies in Irvine for up to 36 months after the baby is born or as needed. The following breast pump supplies are covered:
- Breast pump Tubing and tubing adapters
- Breast pump power adapters
- Shield/splash protectors
- Locking rings for bottles
- Bottles and bottle caps
- Breast Milk Storage bags
How to get your pump and supplies
You can purchase the supplies out of pocket at a local store and submit a claim to get reimbursed. Or you can place an order for your supplies online. Click here for our breast pump supplies order form. We have everything from Medela and Spectra pump parts to storage bags and compression garments for moms.
When you order a breast pump or breast pump supplies through The Breastfeeding Shop you will have no out of pocket cost. We ship your breast pump and supplies directly to you and it typically arrives in less than a week! We bill Tricare and take all the work away from you.