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.
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?
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!
Jul 01, 2021
In this episode Dr. Akanksha Mehta and Dr. Michael Eisenberg have a discussion about Male Infertility.
Jun 17, 2021
It is Men's Health Month, and on the show we have Dr. Stanton Honig, Dr. Jay Sandlow, and Dr. Mark Sigman here to discuss the recent update to the AUA/ASRM Male Infertility Guidelines.
Jun 15, 2021
Infertility nurse practitioner and health coach Monica Moore explains the essential role of the infertility nurse in the IVF process. Topics include learning how to give injections but also the importance of a healthy lifestyle and self-care during the IVF process. She also offers strategies for managing stress, effective communication with your care team, and managing expectations during the IVF process.
Jun 10, 2021
June 17th is ASRM and RESOLVE's Virtual Advocacy Day. Here to discuss Advocacy Day is Becca Connor, Director of Government Affairs for ASRM andTracie Sullivan who is Grassroots Outreach Senior Manager for RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association.
Advocacy Day: https://www.asrm.org/news-and-publications/news-and-research/announcements/registration-is-open-for-asrm-and-resolves-virtual-advocacy-day-2021/
Jun 06, 2021
Take a sneak peak at this month's Fertility and Sterility! Topics include new insights in male sterilization, obesity and risk of a euploid embryo miscarriage, endometrial preparation in frozen embryo transfers, as well as a look into three new Practice Committee documents for infertility providers.
Jun 03, 2021
ASRM recognizes that the journey to being a parent can be difficult and painful, especially when dealing with infertility. To contribute to the conversation of familial sacrifices and the reproductive journey, we have invited on the show today Jake Anderson, co-founder with his wife Deborah, of the website, Fertility IQ.
May 20, 2021
It's Mental Health Awareness Month and today on the show we talk about the intersections of reproductive health and psychological.