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... came over us that we wanted another child, I thought it would never happen. I just couldn't take our chances, and I discussed this with my OB. He told me about PGD and I started the process. I have old posts that quote the letter I wrote to the insurance company. ... (2 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 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... nderstand our situation and reverse their decision. I guess it just comes down to dollars and cents for the insurer. They keep coming back to the wording in the insurance contract that states,"they will not cover any form of IVF." It is WellPath Insurance and apparently they are more conservative in their coverage than BCBS. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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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