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Female physicians report insurance barriers to fertility treatment

An opinion article published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology evaluated cost and access barriers to fertility care among female physicians, with researchers proposing solutions that may help make the process more feasible and inclusive. “Facing an infertility diagnosis while … Continue reading

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RESOLVE program reaches 1 million lives covered by insurance

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association celebrates one million covered lives through its Coverage at Work program. This free program empowers people, whose health insurance is provided by their employer, to talk to their HR benefits managers about adding benefits and coverage that help … Continue reading

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Sen. Booker behind bill to increase access to infertility treatment

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) re-introduced a bicameral bill to expand health insurance coverage of infertility treatment and services recently. The Access to Infertility Treatment and Care Act would require more health insurers to provide coverage for … Continue reading

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88% would change jobs for fertility benefits: study

Carrot Fertility, a global fertility benefits provider for employers, released a new report recently examining the effects of fertility and family forming in the workplace. The report, Fertility at Work, was developed in collaboration with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association … Continue reading

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COVID is making fertility benefits more popular

According to an article in Employee Benefit Advisor, the COVID-19 pandemic may have a bright spot: more fertility benefits offered by employers. The article states that there has been “a surge in utilization” for benefits like egg freezing, adoption, surrogacy … Continue reading

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Pushing the VA to cover more women for fertility treatment

“In order to receive VA reproductive health care benefits, veterans must have suffered a service-connected injury, be married, and be able to supply their own eggs or sperm. Surrogacy is not covered,” says an article in USA Today. That excludes unmarried veterans, … Continue reading

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AP: Even With Ruling, Workplace Still Unequal for LGBTQIA+ Workers

“Even with this week’s Supreme Court ruling, the workplace will be far from equal for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans,” says a story from the Associated Press about the landmark ruling issued June 15. “While the nation’s highest court … Continue reading

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New NJ law strengthens coverage for infertility treatment

In a major victory for everyone seeking fertility care, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Jan. 13, 2020, that will strengthen insurance coverage for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and other medically necessary treatments that impede their ability to … Continue reading

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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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