It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board


Cystic Fibrosis Board Index
Pages: 1 Showing 1 - 20 of 24 for insurance coverage of pgd. (0.005 seconds)


... my post started with my PGD approval, the process, my embryo report... ... (25 replies)
... and only refer to this process as PGD Pre genetic diagnosis. ... (25 replies)
... Well, unfortunately we received a letter today from our insurers upholding 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. ... (25 replies)

... in order to reduce the chances of having a child with CF. We were told that we had to write a letter to our insurance company requesting they cover the procedure. Has anybody had any experience with this? ... (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. The reason for denial is an exclusion of "all reproductive assisted technology". ... (25 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)
... 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. Insurance is a business, why can one do it, and another not. ... (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)
... That is the only explanation I can come up with because otherwise why would you not pay for the PGD to prevent having to pay for the care of a child with CF. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I would write one more letter, when you're ready. Please know that I am so proud of the way your handling this, but I am....irrate. If you're not ready for this now, I truly apologize. ... (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. Has anyone been sucessfull with getting their insurance to cover this? ... (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)
... and asked if someone else could possibly cover these charges, that maybe we had OTHER insurance to help defray the costs? ... (25 replies)
... if DS contracted RSV, there would be an extended hospital stay at the cost of x number of dollars. ... (25 replies)
... Did you have an attorney? If not might be a good idea to get one regarding this. BCBS wouldn't cover ds's synagis shots for RSV. Attorney wrote a letter and faxed it to the insurance company -- we were approved that afternoon. Those shots would've cost us $3200 a month for that 5 month period. We didn't know DS had CF until a few days after he was born. Normal... (25 replies)
... We did not have an attorney but I just wrote a letter to Office of the Attorney General and hopefully they can give us some assistance. ... (25 replies)




Pages: 1

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:12 AM.





© 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!