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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)
... ADEK, antibiotics, nebulizer treatments, feeding tubes, etc. Although PGD is an upfront cost, it virtually eliminates the risks of any future burden on you, our insurance company.. ... (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)

... 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 were able to get PGD covered through our insurance company by writing a very detailed, heartfelt letter. ... (25 replies)
... uldn'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)
Travel insurance
Jan 19, 2006
... I'm sorry I really can't help you. I've travelled extensively with DS, who has CF, but I guess I've never gotten travellers insurance before. ... (2 replies)
... info that can be related insurance company to insurance company. ... (25 replies)
... big bad insurance company or child with a terminal disease... ... (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)
... I have a friend who works for an insurance company and he said that because companies change insurance carriers so often WellPath is likely hoping that if we had an affected child it would be on someone else's bill. ... (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)
... and asked if someone else could possibly cover these charges, that maybe we had OTHER insurance to help defray the costs? ... (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 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)
... 3 cycles would mean 3 attempts at getting pregnant: shots, blood draws, egg retreival, transfer- which would be very costly. I was able to get PGD covered by Anthem and have several old posts about how I did it. My daughter was born in 3/05- so look for posts 9 months before that. It is crucial that you write your own letter to the insurance company, explain how you feel,... (2 replies)
Travel insurance
Jan 17, 2006
... I am looking for some advice for a friend of mine. her little boy has CF and has recentley won a holiday to Florida! Trouble is he cant get any Travel Insurance or it is far too expensive! ... (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)
... orn 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)

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