Insurance carriers being called to task for failure to cover breastfeeding benefits

Class Action Lawsuit for ACA Breastfeeding Violations, from Chimicles & Tikellis LLP

Chimicles & Tikellis LLP has filed four landmark class action lawsuits against insurance carriers for failing to provide, cover, and administer comprehensive lactation benefits to all eligible plan participants and beneficiaries as a no-cost preventive service in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. The cases were filed from October 2016 through January 2017.


Published by Margot Mann

A lactation consultant since 1986, representative to the United Nations for the International Lactation Consultant Association for 32 years, past president of the New York Lactation Consultant Association, Vice President for External Affairs for the International Lactation Consultants Association and current faculty of Pediatrics Department, Columbia University. It is a privilege to assist mothers and babies nurse so they can cuddle up and enjoy each other optimally. The extraordinary health benefits to mother, baby and health costs savings to society are nice side benefits to facilitating a most pleasurable way of feeding one's babies.

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