State Legislation

New York

Fertility Preservation Bill

Summary

This bill seeks to update New York state’s infertility insurance mandate to include up-to-date treatments, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is currently excluded. The bill adds coverage for standard fertility preservation treatments for those facing iatrogenic infertility.

Bill History

Current Status: ACTIVE

  • Separate, prior versions of this bill passed both the Assembly and the Senate in 2018.

Background

This bill was introduced by Senator Diane Savino and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas. It has been spearheaded by RESOLVE. The AFP has been working with RESOLVE, Ferring, ASRM, and other organizations to organize support for this bill, principally providing resources and information regarding the fertility preservation aspects of the bill.

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