New York Becomes the Sixth State to Enact Law on Fertility Preservation Coverage! Read more about the fertility preservation bill.
Fertility Preservation Bill
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.
Current Status: PASSED
- Separate, prior versions of this bill passed both the Assembly and the Senate in 2018.
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.
- FAQs on FP and IVF coverage in New York
- New York law mandating IVF coverage starts Jan. 1. Who’s eligible?
- New York State Department of Financial Services: Report on In-Vitro Fertilization and Fertilization Preservation Coverage
- Coalition to Help Families Struggling with Infertility
- NY Governor includes IVF and FP proposal in his 2020 budget
- 2018: New York’s Governor Announces Support for Fertility Preservation and IVF Coverage
- RESOLVE’s FAFTA Tool Kit