United Healthcare Class Action Lawsuit

The new mother is asking for help and you know you could be of assistance. When she asks about insurance and payment, you tell her that lactation support, as a women’s preventative health service, is required to be provided under the Affordable Care Act. Nonetheless,...

Licensure and MLCA

Project Licensure is a committee formed from MLCA. The original goal was, and remains, licensure for IBCLCs. However, we’ve come to see that licensure is just one step. The larger set of goals is • to enable lactation work to be financially viable • to support access...

Class Action Lawsuit Settled in Favor of Lactation Support

Too often, families have been denied the benefit of comprehensive breastfeeding and lactation support. This despite the fact that the Affordable Care Act requires it, with no co-pay, deductible or cost to families. Recently a class action settlement was reached that...