EAST COAST States-Absent IVF Coverage and Infertility Insurance:
Health coverage for IVF is sparse at best throughout the U.S., with 35 states lacking mandates to either offer or provide coverage for fertility services.
Nearly one-third of the total states without mandates exist on the East Coast. The following list of states, are those without mandates for infertility or IVF treatment:
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
Clinic ART Success Rates Published Yearly:
Fertility Clinic members of SART (Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology) are required to follow certain guidelines as established by SART. This includes the yearly reporting of IVF success rates. Below are a listing of non-mandated East Coast states, and their corresponding number of SART clinic members who have reported data.
FLORIDA: Florida currently has the highest number of fertility clinics who reported their 2012 ART data to SART, with 19. This clinics can be found in the following cities: Boca Rotan, Fort Myers, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Jupiter, Margate, Melborne, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, Plantation, Tampa, Weston, and Winter Park.
GEORGIA: Georgia has 7 fertility clinics currently reporting their success rates to SART. These seven clinics are confined to just 4 cities; Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, and Savannah.
South Carolina: South Carolina currently has 6 clinics actively reporting their success rates to SART. The cities of Greenville, Mount Pleasant, and West Columbia contain all six clinics.
North Carolina: Eleven (11) fertility clinics reported their 2012 ART success rates to SART. These 11 clinics span the following 8 cities: Carey, Charlotte, Durham, Greenville, Highpoint, Huntersville, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem.
Virginia: Virginia’s 12 active SART member clinics reporting data for 2012, are located in the following cities: Annandale, Arlington, Charlottesville, Fairfax, Norfolk, Reston, Richmond, and Virgina Beach.
Delaware: There are 2 SART member fertility clinics in Delaware, of which both are located in Newark.
Pennsylvania: Of this grouping, Pennsylvania has the second highest number of reporting clinics, with 16 having reported their yearly IVF success rates for publication with SART. Pennsylvania’s clinics are spread across multiple cities, to include: Abington, Allentown, Bethlehem, Bryn Mawr, Danville, Hershey, King of Prussia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Upland, Wayne, and West Reading.
New Hampshire: New Hampshire’s single reporting SART member is located in Lebanon.
Vermont: Vermont, like New Hampshire, had but one reporting SART member of 2012 data. The clinic is located in South Burlington.
Maine: Maine, just as Vermont and New Hampshire, had only one fertility clinic who reported ART success data to SART for 2012. This clinic is located in the city of South Portland.
LOCATE A CLINIC or VIEW SUCCESS RATES:
To locate a particular fertility clinic, and view their SART statistics for 2012, simply go to the SART website at http://sart.org/find_frm.html . Keep in mind, fertility success rates are approximately 2 years behind, to allow for accurate birth information to be published (Yr 2014 – success rates for 2012 were published).