Insurance Resources

Fertility Preservation Guidelines

Lee, S. J. (2006). American Society of Clinical Oncology Recommendations on Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24(18), 2917-2931.
American Society of Clinical Oncology Recommendations on Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients

Loren, A. W., Mangu, P. B., Beck, L. N., Brennan, L., Magdalinski, A. J., Partridge, et al. (2013). Fertility Preservation for Patients With Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31(19), 2500-2510.
Fertility Preservation for Patients With Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update

Fertility preservation and reproduction in patients facing gonadotoxic therapies: A committee opinion. (2013). Fertility and Sterility, 100(5), 1224-1231.
Fertility preservation and reproduction in patients facing gonadotoxic therapies: a committee opinion


Legislation

Legislation to mandate insurance coverage for fertility preservation for cancer patients has been introduced in several states. To date, no legislative mandates have been enacted.

Past Legislation:

Connecticut General Assembly Raised Bill 5230
AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR INSUREDS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER
https://www.cga.ct.gov/2016/TOB/h/2016HB-05230-R00-HB.htm

State of New York S 7219

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization and other fertility preservation treatments
http://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2015/S7219


Policy Statements

Livestrong & Cancer Legal Resources Center Position Statement
Health Insurance Coverage For Iatrogenic Infertility


Articles

Basco, D., Campo-Engelstein, L., & Rodriguez, S. (2010). Insuring Against Infertility: Expanding State Infertility Mandates to Include Fertility Preservation Technology for Cancer Patients. Journal Of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 38(4), 832-839 8p. doi:10.1111/j.1748-720X.2010.00536.x.
Insuring Against Infertility: Expanding State Infertility Mandates to Include Fertility Preservation Technology for Cancer Patients

Impact of Fertility Concerns on Tamoxifen Initiation and Persistence. (2015). JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 107(10), 1-9 9p. doi:10.1093/jnci/djv202
Impact of Fertility Concerns on Tamoxifen Initiation and Persistence

Campo-Engelstein L., Insurance Coverage for Cancer Treatment-Induced Conditions: Comparing Fertility Preservation Technology and Breast Reconstructive Surgery, 61 DePaul L. Rev. 849 (2012)
Insurance Coverage for Cancer Treatment-Induced Conditions: Comparing Fertility Preservation Technology and Breast Reconstructive Surgery

Gracia CR, Crockin SL. Legal Battles Over Embryos After In Vitro Fertilization: Is There a Way to Avoid Them?. JAMA Oncol. Published online January 28, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5611.
Legal Battles Over Embryos After In Vitro Fertilization: Is There a Way to Avoid Them?

Raposa, B. (2014). Maria's law: extending insurance coverage for fertility preservation to cancer patients in Massachusetts. Umass Law Review, (2), 334.
Maria’s Law: Extending Insurance Coverage for Fertility Preservation to Cancer Patients in Massachusetts

Fournier EM. Oncofertility and the Rights to Future Fertility. JAMA Oncol. Published online January 28, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5610
Oncofertility and the Rights to Future Fertility

Woodruff TK, Smith K, Gradishar W. Oncologists’ Role in Patient Fertility Care : A Call to Action. JAMA Oncol. Published online January 28, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5609
http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2484359

Ruddy, K. J., Gelber, S. I., Tamimi, R. M., Ginsburg, E. S., Schapira, L., Come, S. E., & ... Partridge, A. H. (2014). Prospective study of fertility concerns and preservation strategies in young women with breast cancer. Journal Of Clinical Oncology, 32(11), 1151-1156 6p. doi:10.1200/JCO.2013.52.8877
Prospective Study of Fertility Concerns and Preservation Strategies in Young Women With Breast Cancer

Quinn, G. P., Vadaparampil, S. T., McGowan Lowrey, K., Eidson, S., Knapp, C., & Bukulmez, O. (2011). Infertility: State laws and regulations addressing third-party reimbursement for infertility treatment: implications for cancer survivors. Fertility And Sterility, 9572-78. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.05.017
State laws and regulations addressing third-party reimbursement for infertility treatment: implications for cancer survivors

Insuring Against Infertility: Expanding State Infertility Mandates to Include Fertility Preservation Technology for Cancer Patients by Daniel Basco, Lisa Campo-Engelstein, and Sarah Rodriguez
Insuring Against Infertility: Expanding State Infertility Mandates to Include Fertility Preservation Technology for Cancer Patients

Prospective Study of Fertility Concerns and Preservation Strategies in Young Women With Breast Cancer
Prospective Study of Fertility Concerns and Preservation Strategies in Young Women With Breast Cancer

Additional Resources & Tools

California Health Benefits Review Program Executive Summary Analysis of Assembly Bill 912: Fertility Preservation
http://chbrp.ucop.edu/index.php?action=read&bill_id=147&doc_type=2