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disintegration D❤L 2 kids; Sunnydale, CA, United States 2746 posts
1st Apr '13

disintegration

loser mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, ,, Norway 10902 posts
status 1st Apr '13

My co-worker has BC/BS of Kansas. Right now, they will cover a manual pump.

Emily Dickinson 18 kids; Indiana 57844 posts
1st Apr '13

I have Anthem BcBS and they cover any pump up to 100% as long as I go through an in network medical grade distributor.

D❤L 2 kids; Sunnydale, CA, United States 2746 posts
1st Apr '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting loser mom:</b>" My co-worker has BC/BS of Kansas. Right now, they will cover a manual pump. "</blockquote>




From what I read on BCBS of Il's website is that they cover manual ones but the lady I talked to said they're not complying.

loser mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, ,, Norway 10902 posts
status 1st Apr '13
Quoting Vicarious✩[10 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting loser mom:</b>" My co-worker has BC/BS of Kansas. Right now, ... [snip!] ... From what I read on BCBS of Il's website is that they cover manual ones but the lady I talked to said they're not complying."



Who's not complying?? The insurance company??

D❤L 2 kids; Sunnydale, CA, United States 2746 posts
1st Apr '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Emily Dickinson:</b>" I have Anthem BcBS and they cover any pump up to 100% as long as I go through an in network medical grade distributor."</blockquote>



Lucky!! Everybody in my BF'ing group had their pump covered by insurance.

D❤L 2 kids; Sunnydale, CA, United States 2746 posts
1st Apr '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting loser mom:</b>" Who's not complying?? The insurance company?? "</blockquote>




The insurance company. They said after July the might start covering manual. Hopefully the lady I talked to has the wrong information.

Mrs.O! 18 kids; your moms ass, HI, United States 21528 posts
1st Apr '13

I have HMSA ...I called my insurance company and they told me in our state insurance has to cover a breast pump whether they pay for all of it or half of it...just so happens my insurance pays for all of it!....so my doctor gave me a prescription, I went to target and got a madela electric instyle pump...

F♥K♥R 3 kids; Missouri 694 posts
1st Apr '13

Bcbs of Arkansas just called me today so see if I delivered yet. I only have 60 days to put in for my Medela pis. I called in February and they told me it was only a manual, so they upgraded in the last month or so! I am so happy except I already bought mine for $250 and can't return it since I opened it. So now I have a back up which is really nice.

loser mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, ,, Norway 10902 posts
status 1st Apr '13
Quoting Vicarious✩[10 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting loser mom:</b>" Who's not complying?? The insurance company?? ... [snip!] ... company. They said after July the might start covering manual. Hopefully the lady I talked to has the wrong information."


How confusing. :(



If their policy RIGHT NOW is to cover manual pumps, and they won't... it might be worth a phone to the state insurance commissioner.



The co-worker I mentioned..... her policy will cover UP TO the cost of a manual, so if she wants an electric, she'll have to pay the difference.

EasyComeEasyGo 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Maryland 8030 posts
1st Apr '13

I have Kaiser, they fully cover an electric breast pump, but that's all i know so far. I will find out more when I am ready to get one!

loser mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, ,, Norway 10902 posts
status 1st Apr '13
Quoting F ♥ K:" Bcbs of Arkansas just called me today so see if I delivered yet. I only have 60 days to put in for my ... [snip!] ... except I already bought mine for $250 and can't return it since I opened it. So now I have a back up which is really nice."


Will your insurance reimburse you at all??

F♥K♥R 3 kids; Missouri 694 posts
1st Apr '13
Quoting loser mom:" Will your insurance reimburse you at all??"


No I bought it at Target and they dont have you go through anyone like the hospital or a normal store they just send it 7 days after baby gets here. They were very sympathetic about my situation which doesn't help money wise but they weren't asses about it. It just sucks I bought my pump after they told me I would only get a manual and going back to work I need a double electric.

D❤L 2 kids; Sunnydale, CA, United States 2746 posts
1st Apr '13

I'm getting ready to call my insurance company again to figure out why they won't cover the pump.

loser mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, ,, Norway 10902 posts
status 1st Apr '13
Quoting F ♥ K:" No I bought it at Target and they dont have you go through anyone like the hospital or a normal store ... [snip!] ... It just sucks I bought my pump after they told me I would only get a manual and going back to work I need a double electric."



Aww :( But at least you have a back-up!




I don't know what my insurance covers. Probably NOTHING because I don't have any benefits to cover OB/Prenatal care. :evil::evil: