Advanced IVF Technology and Affordable IVF Treatment

Embryoscope Timelapse

In late February, the Cleveland Clinic Fertility Center was highlighted in a NBC nightly news story focused on the Embryoscope, which is a state-of-the-art embryo incubator system with time-lapse video capabilities. In a follow-up news article earlier this month, an NBC News medical reporter highlights the advanced technology and ability to monitor developing embryos from […]

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Responsible Blogging for IVF Patients: Be Aware of Scams and Unethical Bloggers!

Unlike professional scientific journals that publish peer reviewed studies or journalists who publish articles with reliable sources for information, “bloggers” can write about topics and make claims that can go unchecked, unreferenced, and can be misleading. Surprisingly, some information pushed out by bloggers via social media can even suggest unethical and unsafe practices. Recently, the […]

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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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Buyer Beware! A Patient’s Guide to Asking the Right Questions When Paying for Fertility Treatment

For many in the United States, advanced treatments for infertility (for example, In-Vitro Fertilization, or IVF) is not covered by their health insurance.  This means that those needing advanced treatment have to pay for the related expenses “out of pocket” if they want to build their family.  The cost of treatment can range from $10,000-20,000 (USD) and is often the […]

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Advocating for Family Building in New Hampshire: Your Voice Matters!

In 1987, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was the first state to mandate that certain infertility benefits be provided by insurance companies.  Since then, fourteen additional States have passed legislation to offer or cover infertility treatment.  However, the last State to mandate coverage for infertility services was CT in 2005 and there is currently no Federal […]

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Making Infertility Treatment More Affordable

Treatment of infertility, for example in-vitro fertilization (IVF), is expensive. How much you pay depends on whether you have insurance coverage for infertility services including IVF, the amount of your co-pay, and of your deductable. For those without insurance coverage, the prices charged for IVF services vary between regions of the country and even within the same city. According to the American Society for Reproductive […]

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IVF Assist: Learn How You Can Qualify for a FREE IVF Cycle!

The major barrier for patients needing IVF without infertility insurance is cost. That is why the Fertility Centers of New England is pleased to announce a new program called IVF Assist. This program is the most cost competitive in New England and should pregnancy not occur after two cycles, the third cycle will be provided […]

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