Insurance Coverage Varies Even in States with an Infertility Mandate

Insurance Coverage Varies Even in States with an Infertility Mandate

Affording Infertility Treatments Having a child is expensive. If you are having difficulty conceiving, as 15% of those desiring a baby do, then the financial obstacles can be prohibitive. This is especially true for those working in states who do not have a mandate for employers to cover fertility treatment options. Insurance coverage varies even […]

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Access To Fertility Clinics

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In the United States, it would be easy to assume that all patients have access to infertility treatment. In fact, approximately 25 million women in the U.S. have limited or no access to fertility clinics. While there are over 500 IVF clinics in the U.S., the vast majority (greater than 85%) are in metropolitan areas, […]

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Financial Constraints Remain A Major Barrier

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Financial constraints remain a major barrier for those seeking fertility care. The rate of single successful deliveries is the goal but this should be attained in the most expedient and cost-effective manner possible. Fertility programs abound often leaving those needing therapy bewildered as to where to go and to whom to see. Patients usually come […]

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How Much Does IVF Cost?

This post was originally published on June 30, 2015 and updated on January 13, 2020. Over the last forty years in the United States, health care spending by individuals has increased 30-fold, from around $350 per person in 1970 to well over $10,000 per person in 2017[1]. With these costs showing no sign of slowing […]

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How IVF Assist Made One Couple’s Dream Come True

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Ashley and Rick are your typical American couple in their early thirties. She’s a registered nurse and he is a submarine mechanic for the Navy. They were ready to start growing their family and found FCNE and our IVF Assist program. Here’s how IVF Assist made one couple’s dream come true in their own words. […]

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Does the Affordable Care Act Translate Into Affordable Fertility Benefits?

Affordable Care Act Fertility Benefits

The impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are not yet understood, with the majority of law taking effect this year.  What remains to be clarified is the role of fertility benefits allowed.  Does the Affordable Care Act translate into affordable fertility benefits? If it is anticipated that patients would gain the […]

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Fertility Treatment Financing

Prior to 2008-2009, several large National banks offered fertility treatment financing options for patients through a credit card or loan. However, in the years following the U.S. financial crisis and destabilization of the economy, several banks and lenders stopped offering fertility treatment financing. This trend generated a decreased number of options for patients needing a […]

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FCNE Announces Partnership with CapexMD Fertility Financing

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The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce its affiliation with CapexMD Fertility Financing. We also recently announced the grand opening of our Boston Fertility Center. CapexMD works exclusively with fertility clinics and patients to provide financing for fertility treatment. Their narrow focus allows them to tailor loans to the unique needs of fertility […]

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Do Rock-Bottom IVF Prices Lead to Rock-Bottom Success Rates?

Louise Brown is perhaps the most famous all of children born the result of IVF. Two of the greatest pioneers in the field, Dr. Patrick Steptoe and Dr. Robert Edwards, worked diligently to afford this first success. Prior to the conception of Louise Brown, eighty (80) other attempts of pregnancy had failed. From these foundations, […]

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Financing Fertility Treatment: Don’t Spend More Than What is Needed!

Recently, there have been several reports on the cost of IVF treatment and taking out loans to pay for treatment. After all, as noted in this July 2012 article, it’s not uncommon to take out loans for a car, purchase of a home, college education, and even fertility treatment to create a family. The American […]

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