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... 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)
... 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)

... WellPath. The reason for denial is an exclusion of "all reproductive assisted technology". We have argued the case and presented them with Sherry's situation and coverage but at this point they won't budge. We are now contacting the state insurance board to see if we can change this from a grievance to an appeal. ... (25 replies)
... Well, unfortunately we received a letter today from our insurers upholding their denial for coverage of the PGD. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... info that can be related insurance company to insurance company. ... (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)
... IVF treatment or at the least just the PGD part of the procedure. ... (25 replies)
... You are taking the news like a true champion. I am amazed at your graciousness , even through such disappointment. 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. Inform these geniuses that you will now proceed to expand your... (25 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)
... out for her. Hopefully she was able to get the coverage. I was hoping somebody else might have some more info for me, especially advice on how to convince the insurance company to provide coverage. ... (25 replies)
... So SO Happy for you K! I have a good feeling about this! Once you get that far in the process, you know they're taking you serious. Can't wait for Tuesday! I'm holding my little PGD miracle as I type- its an amazing journey & worth every minute. (25 replies)
... I believe Sherry092 posted on this last year. Was able to get coverage from her insurance company....? ... (25 replies)
... big bad insurance company or child with a terminal disease... ... (25 replies)

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