Infertility is a condition of
the reproductive system often diagnosed after a
couple has had no pregnancies after one year of
unprotected, well-timed intercourse, or if the
woman has been unable to carry a pregnancy that
results in a live birth.
Infertility is a medical problem.
Infertility affects men and women equally.
For more information on
infertility go to Resolve: The
National Infertility Association.
HOW TO SELECT A INFERTILITY
If your situation warrants an
infertility specialist, you can get a referral
from your present doctor or local
hospital/clinic, or friends or family members.
Two resources to learn about a physician’s
credentials are the American
Board of Medical Specialties and Resolve: The
National Infertility Association
DO INSURANCE PLANS COVER
Public Act 05-196 requires certain
individual and group health policies to cover
medically necessary costs of diagnosing and
treating infertility. The Act defines
infertility as "the condition of a presumably
healthy individual who is unable to conceive or
produce conception or sustain a successful
pregnancy during a one-year period. For more
information go to: http://www.ct.gov/cid/lib/cid/bullhc64r.pdf
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