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A 31-year-old member asked:

Have you found health insurance administrators to be really insensitive about fertility issues?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Generally, yes: Fertility coverage by insurers represents a potentially large expenditure if not limited in some way. Since infertility is not a disease but more related to a life choice, many in an insurance plan might not want to take on the added expense caused by covering this condition. Many purchasers of health insurance look at fertility as a couple's responsibility.

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