It should be easy to get birth control and other important women’s health needs, like breastfeeding supplies and well-women visits, at no cost to you. But sometimes it’s not so easy. If you’re still paying out-of-pocket for your lactation consultation and other health care, use our information below to start getting help.
Step 1: Find out if the health care law has kicked in for your health insurance plan.
Step 2: Still not sure? Here’s how to ask your health insurance company.
Step 3: Use the instructions and template letter below to appeal to your health insurance company if they are incorrectly charging you out-of-pocket costs when they shouldn’t.