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5 Ways HAP Helps New Moms and Moms-To-Be

Planning for a baby is an exciting time. It can also be overwhelming and you’re bound to have lots of questions. While we can’t help you pick a baby name, we can help simplify your health plan. Below are some ways we can help so you can focus on what’s really important: your growing family.

Number 1 Guaranteed coverage

Maternity care and childbirth are essential health benefits under the Affordable Care Act.* Under health care law, pregnancy can’t be considered a pre-existing condition. This means you can get coverage even if you’re pregnant before your health plan’s start date.
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  In addition to prenatal care, most HAP plans cover breast pumps, supplies and other breastfeeding support.

Number 2 Tips by trimester

Our maternity page will guide you through your pregnancy journey. We have instructions for everything from choosing an OB-GYN to adding your baby to your health plan. You can also use this blog to read stories such as:

Number 3 Postpartum depression care

Mental health coverage, including care for postpartum depression, is offered by all HAP plans. We can help you find a behavioral health specialist to talk to about treatment. Call (800) 444-5755 to speak with a HAP managed care specialist.

Number 4 Support for NICU/Special Care Nursery babies

HAP partners with ProgenyHealth to support premature and medically complex newborns. ProgenyHealth works with plans, providers and families throughout a NICU or Special Care Nursery baby's first year of life. The program offers coordination of follow-up care and 24/7 support from a neonatal nurse case manager. Their services are free of charge for HAP members but the peace of mind is priceless.

Number 5 Resources to keep baby healthy

We’ll help you make the transition from pregnancy to parenthood. Use our find a doctor tool to search for pediatricians in your network. Bring our immunization tracker to each visit to keep track of your little one’s health milestones.

Read more maternity stories:

Your Pregnancy Resource Center: Essential Articles for Parents-to-Be

Being pregnant can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help.



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