Coverage at Work?
- Infertility in the Workplace: How do I approach my employer about taking time-off from work for medical treatment of infertility?
- Health Insurance 101. What is public insurance vs. private insurance? What is a mandate to cover vs. a mandate to offer? And what is ERISA? Understand the ins and outs of health insurance coverage.
- Questions to Ask Regarding Health Insurance Policies (PDF Document). When choosing a policy or reviewing an existing policy, decide what you are looking for in a plan, paying specific attention to covered benefits, exclusions and restrictions as they relate to reproductive health services and infertility diagnosis and treatment.
- State Coverage. Currently only 15 states require insurance coverage for infertiltiy treatment, and laws vary widely. Learn which states offer coverage, and what is included and what is excluded.
- No Coverage through Work? Arm yourself with facts and data and then use the sample letter we provide to persuade your employer to offer insurance coverage for infertility.
- Did you successfully convince your employer to provide insurance coverage for inferility treatment? If so, we’d like to hear from you.
- State by State Infertility Numbers. Infertility affects 7.3 million Americans of childbearing age. Get the state-by-state breakdown.
- Insurance Coverage Facts. Recent studies indicate that including comprehensive infertility coverage in insurance benefits may actually reduce costs and improve outcomes.
Thank you to the following individuals for contributing to the content and development of this section of the RESOLVE website: Lee Rubin Collins, Belle Degenaars, Marymichele Delaney, Tarun Jain, MD, Joann Mirgon and Renee Whitley.