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... 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 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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 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)
... since they're SO hung up on the IVF thing. ... (25 replies)
... IVF treatment or at the least just the PGD part of the procedure. ... (25 replies)
... Like I said, will have to weigh the options. We're not sure how much insurance will cover the vest when our son is able to have one, so may need to raid the savings account for that instead. ... (21 replies)
... I am so happy to find women talking about CF and IVF. I, like kerrig found out during pregnancy that my husband and I were carriers on the DeltaF508. No family history, but my father who passed away before we found out was extremely active in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. I grew up knowing so much about CF and loving these amazing children. Amazingly we had 2 boys already... (25 replies)
... I was amazed that the first return reply I got from my insurance company was an approval, no fight, no struggle. When explained in this matter, it only made sense to go ahead with PGD. ... (21 replies)
... The PGD process is exactly the same process as if you were an infertile couple doing IVF, just with 1 extra step. ... (21 replies)
... My last post on this was back in February when DH & I were just starting PGD with IVF ( We have a BEAUTIFUL son ,21 months old with CF). What an amazing, draining, journey it has been. Its a bit soon for me to announce, but I am 1 month pregnant!!! :angel: My doctor implanted 1 embryo that was completely unaffected and 1 that was a carrier-- (I won't know about twins... (21 replies)
... all understand. We are now thinking of having another baby and recently started looking into PGD. I was excited to read the post from the woman who convinced her insurance to cover the costs. I am in the same boat with no IVF insurance coverage through my carrier. Any more tips on the insurance letter writing are welcomed. ... (21 replies)
... PGD is Pre implantation Genetic Diagnosis: a procedure where, upon egg retrieval, the embryo's are tested and healthy ones are transferred into the uterus. Its been used througout the world since 1989. It will ensure that a baby will not be born with CF or any other genetic disease. I urge anyone to type in PDG on any search engine to read more- I cannot explain it... (10 replies)
CF carriers
Jan 13, 2005
... Houston- I have a 2 yr old son w/CF- my husband & I are carriers (neither one of us has CF). I thought I would never have another child because to me, the risk was too great. In June we found out about PGD w/ IVF and were amazed to find out that we could, with almost 100% accuracy conceive a child without CF. I was able to write a letter to my insurance company (when... (3 replies)
... I don't have any specific info but if you do a search it should pull some stuff up. I know other people have talked about it on this board. (2 replies)

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