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Help us support new fertility bill

Another important family building bill has been introduced in Congress: The Comprehensive Cancer Survivorship Act (CCSA), championed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier. This cancer care bill includes Medicaid coverage … Continue reading

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Right to Build Families Act introduced in Congress

On Dec. 15, 2022, Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Patty Murray (D-WA), along with Congresswoman Susan Wild (D-PA-07), introduced legislation to protect access to IVF for anyone who needs assisted reproductive technology (ART) to build their family. The “Right to … Continue reading

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Bill would ensure equal access to fertility treatments for LGBTQ+ individuals

For many families, the journey to parenthood seems out of reach due to infertility – or simply the inability of individuals and couples to afford treatments in order to get pregnant. Heterosexual couples can save money by deducting the cost … 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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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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Advocacy groups launch campaign to pass NY’s Child Parent Security Act

Family Equality Council has announced the launch of a campaign to advocate for policies in New York State that support families who rely on advances in medical assistance to have children. The Protecting Modern Families Coalition will focus on passage … Continue reading

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RESOLVE urges you to take action

Barbara Collura, President/CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, asks everyone to fight for greater infertility care coverage in New Jersey. She writes: New Jersey has an unprecedented opportunity to help cancer patients and others whose medical treatment may cause … 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 support Sen. Weinberg’s bill

NJ Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen) thinks the laws concerning insurance eligibility for fertility treatments are too restrictive so she is sponsoring legislation to change that. Weinberg, the Senate Democratic Majority Leader, is behind a bill that would expand access to … Continue reading

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