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TFC & D.C.: Giving Voice to Fertility Advocacy

by | May 8, 2013

Fertility specialists and all those affected by the disease of infertility will converge on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. this month as part of the National Infertility Association (RESOLVE) Advocacy Day (resolve.org/advocacyday) on May 8. Texas Fertility Center has a long history of participating in advocacy efforts, both at the state and national level. In read more

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Making Sense of Fertility Coverage in 2013

by | January 8, 2013

Your goal is to become pregnant in the New Year. At Texas Fertility Center, we resolve to help you navigate your insurance company’s call center maze and complex insurance forms that will hopefully result in your being able to maximize your coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. Investigating and understanding your insurance plan takes patience, read more

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What TFC Is Doing To Help the Infertility Community

by | September 1, 2012

Out of pocket? What TFC is doing to help the infertility community Caring for patients involves more than infertility diagnosis, treatment and resolution. Texas Fertility Center physicians and staff spend time, here in Austin and Washington D.C., advocating for those faced with infertility. These efforts include building awareness among our legislative delegation about infertility, supporting read more

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Have your Voice Heard: Support the Family Act of 2011

by | August 13, 2012

As you know, infertility treatment is often not covered by insurance.  This unfortunate fact prevents many couples who could easily benefit from fertility diagnosis and treatment from even seeking care.  In fact, studies have shown that fewer than 50% of couples with infertility ever see any medical professional and less than 20% eventually see a read more

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Why TFC? Advocacy and Legislative Lobbying, Charitable Foundation

by | June 26, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care.  Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many read more

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