Free Breast Pump through Insurance with Tricare in Okinawa
Tricare Breast Pump Coverage in Okinawa
TRICARE will cover a free breast pump with Tricare in Okinawa with no out of pocket cost or co-pay for you. This includes mothers who adopt a baby and plan to breastfeed.
It’s much easier to get Tricare breast pump coverage in Okinawa with the help of The Breastfeeding Shop. Depending on the specific needs of you and your baby, one breast pump may be a better fit for you than another. Each pump has its own perks — whether that’s noise reduction, powerful suction, or lightweight portability. Instead of taking the time to research the various pumps that are available through insurance, reach out to us. We can provide you with all the information you need to make a well-educated decision about your Okinawa breast pump. We’re just a call or a few clicks away.
Get Your Free Breast Pump with Tricare in Okinawa
– Covered 100%
In order to qualify for Tricare Breast Pump coverage in Okinawa, 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
Although, some high-end pumps will require an upgrade fee.
Types of Breast Pumps Tricare Covers
Manual and Standard Double Electric Breast Pumps
TRICARE Breast Pump coverage in Okinawa 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.
Tricare Coverage for Breast Pump Supplies
Tricare will cover breast pump supplies in Okinawa 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