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Where to get a breast pump

Where to get a breast pump 2018-01-11T00:18:54+00:00

The Affordable Care Act (ACA): Breast Pump Coverage

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health plans to cover breastfeeding support and supplies (breast pump).  This applies to private and commercial insurance carriers.

Breast pumps may be rented or purchased.  Rental pumps are generally not covered by insurance unless the baby remains hospitalized after the mother has been discharged and has medical needs. The purchase of a breast pump is covered under ACA. You may call your insurance carrier customer service number for more information and to determine if they require you to use a preferred supplier/vendor.  

There are several Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers in the Rochester area who carry breast pumps, as well as numerous National Durable Equipment Suppliers.

Neb Doctors /Pediatric Medical Supply, Inc.

  • 2511 Browncroft Blvd., Suite 101, Rochester, NY 14625
  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am – 5 pm; phone continually monitored; pumps delivered to home or hospital (including weekends)-free of charge
  • Multiple Provider Network- Excellus BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, Fidelis: will obtain authorization (3 days)
  • 585-381-3060
  • Margaret@nebdocs.com

Your Care Medical/ A to Z Medical

  • 2160 Penfield Rd., Penfield, NY 14526
  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am-5:30 pm, Saturday: 10 am-1 pm
  • Will next day ship to your home for a small fee
  • 585-377-5350/Fax: 585-377-3471
  • amy@yourcaremedicalsupply.com

Nu-Life Medical Equipment and Supplies, Inc.

  • 7300 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd, Suite #2, Fairport, NY 14450
    • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am-6 pm, Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
  • 1435 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618
    • Hours: Monday through Friday: 10am-2 pm, Saturday: 9am-12pm
  • Delivery available to hospital or home
  • 585-672-5105 Fax: 1-800-433-0692
  • Nulifemedical12@gmail.com                                                    

Westside Medical

  • 765 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14624
  • Hours: Monday & Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am – 5 pm
  • 585-227-8750 X 103/Fax: 585-277-8563
  • ACNETTNIN@WMSUPPLY.COM

United Medical Equipment

  • 3670 Mt. Read Blvd., Rochester, NY 14616
  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am – 5 pm; Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm
  • 585-360-4900/ Fax: 585-360-4908

Fonte Health Care Solutions

  • 892 East Ridge Road, Rochester (Irondequoit), NY 14621
  • 585-338-1000/Fax: 585-338-2696

Wildflower Birth & Postpartum Support 

  • 585-880-5387

National Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Suppliers

MVP – Corporate Lactation Services (MVP & MVP option subscriber ONLY, no RX needed)

  • 1-888-818-5653
  • www.corporatelactation.com OR enroll@corporatelactation.com
  • Mothers are eligible to receive a breastpump a couple of months in advance
  • Call to check coverage or enroll online
  • MVP only carries Medela products, several pump options are available
  • Usually a pump is covered completely, sometimes there is a copay 80%/20% or 50%/50% depending on the plan, they will be notified of coverage via phone or e-mail
  • Lactation program available – phone based program with a Certified Lactation Consultant, includes a prenatal call, a few calls after delivery and then the consultant will follow until weaning.

Byram/United Healthcare

  • 1-877-773-1972 OR 1-877-902-9726
  • Will provide a double electric breast pump 30 days prior to due date
  • Need to call or go online at
  • Most of the time the pumps are covered 100%, if there is a co-pay, they will receive a phone call or e-mail prior to shipment
  • 6 choices – all are double electric
    • Freemie – hands free pump
    • Hygeia – comes with a tote bag – parts need to be ordered online
    • Medela – PNS Advanced Starter Set – does not come with the tote bag, parts available locally
    • Spectra S2 Plus – hospital strength – only available in pink color
    • Lansinoh – parts available locally
    • Ameda – comes with tote bag

Care Centrix – 1-877-466-0164

CarePoint Medical 1-800-935-7270

McKesson Patient Care Solutions 1-844-727-6667  

NR Healthcare: 1-844-727-6667  

Breast Pump Rental (for providing milk for a baby with a medical need)

Most insurance plans cover the full rental cost of a hospital grade double electric pump when a baby remains hospitalized for certain medical needs after the mother has been discharged.  When the baby remains hospitalized, a prescription will be needed for the pump rental.  The prescription will cover a rental breast pump for a baby with:  prematurity (less than 32 weeks), neurologic disorder, genetic abnormality, anatomic or congenital malformation requiring surgery.  The hospital lactation consultant can assist you and answer any questions you may have.

Hospital Grade Double Electric Breastpump “Rental” locations

  • Walgreen’s Pharmacy
    • 430 Spencerport Rd., (Gates) Rochester, NY 14606
    • 585-247-1710
    • Hours: Open 24 hours, Sunday through Saturday.
    • $59.99 mo.; ($50 mo. deposit); Kit $47.00
    • Will not submit insurance form – you will need to pay and apply to insurance for reimbursement
  • Wegman’s Pharmacies
    • 2833 West Ridge Road, (Greece) Rochester, NY 14626 (Ridgemont Plaza),
      • 585-723-6020
      • $50.00 mo.; No kits
    • 2157 Penfield Road, Penfield, NY 14526
      • 585-248-3060
      • $50.00 mo., Kit $30.00
    • Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday:  8:30 am – 9 pm; Saturday through Sunday: 8:30 am – 6 pm
    • Wegman’s will not submit insurance form – you will need to pay and apply to insurance for reimbursement