With the current state of the economy and the recent announcement of an “official recession”, many Americans are re-evaluating their personal financial situation. With the efforts to reduce spending, many couples are not pursuing infertility treatment for the fear that treatment will be too costly. This, however, is a well-propagated misconception. The majority of couples are assisted in achieving pregnancy with very little expense.
At the Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine, we recognize that this cost-related concern exists and have continually worked to keep the costs of fertility treatments affordable. Fortunately, the majority of fertility treatments are inexpensive. Greater than 90% of patients will be able to conceive with the assistance of medications or surgery, and less than 3% will require assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization. For this small segment of our patient population, there are several financing options and discount programs, including shared-risk programs (money-back guarantee), which make fertility treatment more affordable. We never let finances keep a patient from receiving the care they need to become pregnant.
IVF Success Rates Reporting
Each year, clinics that provide Assisted Reproductive Technologies such as in vitro fertilization are required to submit their success rates to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 1992, the U.S. Congress passed the Fertility Clinic Success Rate and Certification Act, which requires the CDC to publish pregnancy success rates for ART in fertility clinics in the United States. The CDC collaborates with the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) to maintain the highest standards for accurate reporting. Since being ranked in the top 1% of IVF programs by Baby magazine in 2006, the Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine has continued to maintain its place amongst the top fertility centers in the United States. Here are the 2007 success rates for NCRM.
|< 35%||35-37 y. o.||38-40 y.o|
|Percentage of cycled resulting live births||53.30%||29.00%||36.70%|
|Percentage of Fresh Donor Egg Cycles||63.30%|