Louisiana Medicaid: Breast milk storage bags are now covered as durable medical equipment
Effective Feb. 1, 2022, breast milk storage bags are covered as durable medical equipment for lactating UnitedHealthcare Community Plan members. Coverage is retroactive. You don’t need to take any action. We’ll reprocess impacted claims when our system is updated.
How to submit future claims
Give your patient a signed prescription or other supporting documentation for lactation
Use Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) K1005
Note: Bags are limited to 100 per month. One month supply is 1 unit.