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SimpliFed will provide lactation support services to military families

ITHACA, NY, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Simplified, the telehealth platform dedicated to infant nutrition and parenting support, today announced that it will begin supporting military families and the health of their babies with lactation support telehealth services as part of of the TRICARE program. The new support is part of a Department of Defense demonstration project to support new TRICARE babies and families. As part of the program, SimpliFed has contracted with Humana Military (TRICARE East) and Health Net Federal Services (TRICARE West) to provide virtual breastfeeding support to improve maternal and child health outcomes. TRICARE’s Childbirth and Breastfeeding Support Demonstration went live on January 1, 2022 and will run through 2027.

“SimpliFed is honored to work with Humana Military and Health Net Federal Services to serve TRICARE families,” said Andrea Ippolito, CEO of SimpliFed. “We aim to meet parents where they are, increase access to care through telehealth, and improve maternal and child health outcomes through inclusive and supportive infant feeding services. without judgement.”

Under the program, TRICARE families receive six lactation consultant appointments per birth at no cost to them. Parents can access SimpliFed’s baby feeding experts through the company’s telehealth platform from the end of pregnancy and throughout their breastfeeding journey. Parents simply text BOOB to 888-458-1364 or call SimpliFed at 844-799-0538 to schedule an appointment.

In the coming months, SimpliFed will host events to share information about the program at U.S. military bases across the country.

For more information on SimpliFed, please visit www.SimpliFed.com.

ABOUT SIMPLIFIED
Simplified is a telelactation company that provides non-judgmental breastfeeding support to parents while breastfeeding their baby. Parents connect to our network of baby feeding experts from the comfort and safety of home through SimpliFed’s secure, HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform. SimpliFed’s mission is to create a new model of optimal nutrition by building trusted relationships with parents, partnering with payers and healthcare providers, and changing policies, practices and stories. to promote health and economic equity, starting with baby’s first foods. More information can be found at: https://www.simplified.com/.

Carson Quinn at ZindseyMEDIA on behalf of SimpliFed
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