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... I saw a bunch of postings on problems people were having getting their insurance to cover PGD. I just met with a fertility specialist yesterday. ... (2 replies)
... Here is an excerpt from a newspaper article that was written on our family, focusing on CF, newborn screeening and PGD. We were able to change Anthem's way of considering PGD and they have now made it a policy. Paste this into your letter, if you'd like. ... (25 replies)
... their denial for coverage of the PGD. It is devastating news but I feel confident that I fought as hard as I know how to to get them to understand our situation and reverse their decision. I guess it just comes down to dollars and cents for the insurer. ... (25 replies)

... Thank you so much for all the great advice!!!! That is exactly what I needed to hear. We are hoping that we can convince our insurance company to cover PGD. ... (25 replies)
... and only refer to this process as PGD Pre genetic diagnosis. ... (25 replies)
... my post started with my PGD approval, the process, my embryo report... ... (25 replies)
... Well, I have some good news and bad news. First the attorney general's office has been very helpful but they too, are coming to the end of their grievance process with WellPath. ... (25 replies)
... IVF covered back in 2005. My son was born in 2002 and has CF. We had no family history and it came as a real shock to us all. When the feeling came over us that we wanted another child, I thought it would never happen. ... (2 replies)
... I am in the process of trying to get PGD covered by my insurance. Both my husband and I are carriers of CF and have one healthy baby girl. ... (25 replies)
... I would definately mention Anthem BCBS paying for this for me and we had NO IVF coverage at all. There is a responsibilty on the insurance company to not just TREAT illness, but to PREVENT it if at all possible. Insurance is a business, if their competitor can do it, so can they. ... (25 replies)
... We are hoping there are other parents of CF children who are either considering this procedure or have taken advantage of it and have been able to convince their insurance company to cover a portion, or all of the cost. ... (0 replies)
... Anthem bcbs, have her contact Karen Nobile at their headquarters to get their reason for approving and new policy in force for PGD. ... (25 replies)
... We had our teleconference today and both my husband and I fought like mad to make the insurance company understand our situation. We are waiting now for their final decision and will be notified by mail probably by Tuesday of next week. ... (25 replies)
... I spoke to the director of the Managed Care Patient Assistant Program with our Attorney General this afternoon and it was quite encouraging. ... (25 replies)
... My husband and I found out that we are both carriers for CF when I was pregnant with my son. We had our son tested for CF at 11 weeks old and thankfully he does not have the disease. ... (25 replies)
... It is infuriating and senseless given the circumstance. I truly believe that Wellpath is banking on the fact that we will not get pregnant naturally and they will not have to pay for a child with CF? ... (25 replies)
... My wife and I are CF carriers. We started the process of PGD IVF and have just been denied the IVF portion by our insuance coverage because we are both fertile. We have blue cross blue sheild of Massachusetts. ... (2 replies)
... and if its positive, be ready to cover immediate surgery in case the newborn has meconium ileus and needs to repair the blockage . ... (25 replies)
... I was able to get PGD covered by Anthem and have several old posts about how I did it. ... (2 replies)
... Tomorrow my husband and I are taking part in a teleconference with our insurance company,their attorneys and doctors. This is part of a second level grievance review. ... (25 replies)




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