TRICARE will cover breast pumps and breast pump supplies with no out of pocket cost or co-pay for new mothers. This includes mothers who adopt a baby and plan to breastfeed.
In order to qualify for Tricare Breast Pump coverage in Richmond, 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:
Types of Breast Pumps
Manual and Standard Double Electric Breast Pumps
TRICARE Breast Pump coverage in Richmond 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:
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. Check out this article if you're not sure if you should get an open or closed-system pump.
Tricare Coverage for Breast Pump Supplies
Tricare will cover breast pump supplies in Richmond for up to 36 months after the baby is born or as needed. The following breast pump supplies are covered:
How to get your Tricare covered breast pump supplies in Richmond
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.
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. And we offer all sorts of the best breast pumps. We have Lansinoh and Medela as well as BabyBuddah and many more.