State Legislation

Maryland

Maryland Becomes Third State to Enact Law on Fertility Preservation Coverage! Read more about the fertility preservation bill.

Fertility Preservation Bill

  • HB908 (sponsor: Pena-Melnyk)
  • SB271 (sponsor: Mathias)

Sponsors

  • Pena-Melnyk, Mathias

Summary

This bill requires insurers to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; MD already has an IVF mandate. Only includes “standard” procedures for “medically necessary” procedures to prevent “iatrogenic infertility.”

Bill History

Originally introduced: 2017. After hearings in Assembly and Senate, bill withdrawn; sent to Maryland Healthcare Commission for fiscal analysis.
Spearheaded by a coalition: the AFP, the Ulman Fund, Ferring, Shady Grove & Resolve
Current Status: ACTIVE

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