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States act to safeguard young cancer patients’ fertility

A growing number of states now require health insurance plans to cover fertility services when medically necessary treatment jeopardizes fertility, according to an article in Kaiser Health News. “New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill, and advocates in New York plan … Continue reading

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We can help lower the cost of infertility care

The biggest barrier to receiving treatment for infertility is often the cost. According to a recent article in US News and World Report, “The financial implications of infertility are often as stress-inducing as the emotional and physical strains.” The article, which … Continue reading

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ASRM sends out updated bulletin regarding improved infertility coverage in NJ

On May 1, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine sent out an updated bulletin concerning New Jersey law that improves and expands infertility coverage. It states: “Today, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law legislation (A1447/S1398) improving the existing … Continue reading

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Dr. Ziegler offers expert commentary to the New York Times and NJTV

Two lesbian couples in New Jersey are suing the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, claiming discrimination against their sexual orientation. The couples were denied coverage because of a mandate that requires most women under age … Continue reading

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Great news!

Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey is pleased to tell you that we are now a participating provider with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Our center, which also accepts most of the other major insurers, combines a commitment … Continue reading

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Are insurance concerns keeping you from seeking treatment?

Fertility issues affect women of all races and sexual orientations, but a recent study has found that white, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women. The researchers discovered that lack … Continue reading

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Are you covered?

On October 1, states will begin enrolling people into the new insurance programs under the Affordable Care Act, with actual coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2014. Will fertility care be included? The National Women’s Law Center has examined each state’s requirements … Continue reading

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All about insurance laws

What are your state’s laws regarding insurance coverage for infertility care? The American Society of Reproductive Medicine has compiled each state’s laws on its website. Here are the links: • New Jersey • New York • Connecticut

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