Infertility Costs - Affording Infertility - Financing Options
How much does IVF cost?
How much does IVF cost? If you're considering IVF, you've probably heard it's expensive, but may not be sure what to expect. Get the details on IVF cost, including donor egg cost, embryos cost, and sperm cost, and ICSI cost and PGD cost.
5 Tips for Affording the Cost of Fertility Treatments
Especially with IVF, infertility costs add up quickly. Considering that some couples may need up to three IVF cycles to get pregnant, plus the unfortunate fact that even high-tech IVF is no guarantee -- it’s enough to make your head spin. Here are five tips for making the high-cost treatments more tolerable.
IVF Cost - Reader Experiences with IVF Cost
How much does IVF cost? While there is an average range, the cost for IVF will vary based on your age, fertility problems, and particular goals. How much did you pay for IVF? Read about reader experiences with IVF costs, and share your personal experience.
Step-by-Step Guide to Money Management
Infertility treatment bills can pile up quickly. Before you start treatment, it’s best to look over your budget and figure out exactly what you can afford, and what you can cut back on, if you need. This step-by-step guide to managing your money, put together by About.com’s Guide to Frugal Living Erin Huffstetler, can be a huge help.
The ARC Affordable Payment Plan™
If your doctor or fertility clinic is a member of the Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc. network, you may be eligible for the ARC Affordable Payment Plan™. This financial package offers a variety of monthly payment options, as well as a refund guarantee. (If you're not pregnant after treatment, you get your money back!) The program is not available, though, for all patients. Worth checking into!
Average Costs of Infertility Treatments
You already know that infertility treatment costs are high. But how much can you expect to pay? How much on average does one IVF cycle cost? What about IUI? This article from RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association sheds some light on the average cost of the more common treatments for infertility.
Attain IVF Programs
IVF is very expensive, and not guaranteed. IVF refund programs may help you save money on treatment, or at the very least, serve as an “insurance” if treatment fails. This site explains Attain IVF funding options.