PDF icon Insuring Against Infertility: Expanding State Infertility Mandates to Include Fertility Preservation Technology for Cancer Patients

Basco D, Campo-Engelstein L, and Rodriguez, S. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.

 

"Fertility preservation treatments can be expensive; cost and the lack of insurance coverage are often the major reasons given by oncologists for why they do not provide information on fertility preservation options to their patients. One method of ensuring people in their reproductive years or children who are diagnosed with cancer have access to and insurance coverage for FPT is to legally treat them as a distinct group from people diagnosed with infertility."