Podcast Episodes Oct 23, 2021
Podcast Episodes Oct 23, 2021
Press Releases and Bulletins Oct 19, 2021
Concerns about the risks of COVID-19 to pregnant women and their fetuses, lack of family support during labor and worries about job security or finances all contributed to decisions to suspend trying to conceive from March 2020 to April 2021.
Press Releases and Bulletins Oct 18, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of healthcare and caused a great deal of psychological stress among patients and temporary barriers to traditional care, leading to questions about the impact of the pandemic on fertility and assisted reproductive treatments. However, the results of three studies presented at ASRM’S 2021 Scientific Sessions show that with proper precautions, outcomes before and during the pandemic remained very similar in several aspects of infertility care – including egg retrieval and IVF cycles.
Press Releases and Bulletins Oct 17, 2021
Historically, Black and Hispanic women have been less likely to receive fertility treatment compared to white women, and it was thought that lower income or a lack of insurance coverage may be the reason. However, results of a study presented at ASRM’s 2021 Scientific Congress indicate that even with private insurance coverage and women living in states that mandate coverage for fertility treatment, disparities exist.
Podcast Episodes Sep 16, 2021
Podcast Episodes Aug 26, 2021
Podcast Episodes Aug 10, 2021
We hope you have enjoyed listening to our second season. More episodes of SART Fertility Experts are planned for the future so stay tuned!
Press Releases and Bulletins Jul 19, 2021
Senator Cory Booker and Congresswoman and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro have re-introduced the Access to Infertility Care and Treatment Act, which requires certain insurers to provide coverage for infertility treatment, including fertility preservation services.
Podcast Episodes Jul 13, 2021
In today's episode, Dr. Mark Trolice interviews Sean Tipton, ASRM's Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer. Many infertility patients do not have insurance coverage for treatment. Currently, nearly 40% of states in the U.S. have mandates for some form of infertility coverage but there are limitations and not all include IVF, fertility preservation, the LGBTQ population and veterans of the military. In this episode, we discuss the current landscape of infertility insurance coverage, the hurdles to obtain state and/or national mandated coverage, and methods of advocacy for both patients and doctors to improve coverage. Learn – Why the challenge? Who can make a difference? What’s the price to pay?
Podcast Episodes Jul 04, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility & Sterility! Topics this month include biomarkers for ectopic pregnancies, perinatal outcomes in singleton IVF pregnancies over 24 years, new data on endometrial thickness, and new documents from the Practice & Ethics Committee!