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. With these costs showing no sign of slowing […]
Access to Fertility Treatment
Infertility is a disease. An estimated one out of six couples attempting pregnancy will have fertility challenges. A major barrier for infertile patients needing infertility treatment is the financial cost. It is important to know if you are struggling with this issue, you have options and you are not alone. Both the World Health Organization […]
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 […]
Financial Constraints Remain A Major Barrier
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 […]
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 […]