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Is your fertility treatment covered by insurance?

One of the many benefits of being a patient of Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey is that we accept most health insurance plans. In fact, we accept more than 20 insurance carriers here at RSCNJ. To see which ones, … Continue reading

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Did you know New Jersey mandates infertility coverage?

Only 16 states in the U.S.—including New Jersey—currently have laws requiring health insurance companies to provide coverage for infertility treatment. The insurance mandate states that any insurance provider who provides pregnancy-related benefits must also cover infertility treatment and IVF costs. … Continue reading

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposes requiring insurance coverage of fertility care

New York Senator and U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand recently proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a “Family Bill of Rights” that would also help with adoption and medical care. “My new proposal, the … Continue reading

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Six questions to ask your employer about fertility benefits

Nearly one out of every eight couples in the U.S. are affected by infertility. During National Infertility Awareness Week, in April, Good Morning America put the spotlight on infertility stories to help demystify and destigmatize all paths to parenthood. In … Continue reading

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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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