Fertile Schmertile

January 11, 2008

Incredible News about Insurance

Filed under: IVF,money money money — by M. @ 1:18 pm

I never dreamed when we switched over to DH’s medical insurance when the Squirt was born that I’d be so happy today.  I feel like I just won the lottery!  Benefits as verified by “Becky-the-Bearer-of-Great-News” who works at the medical center indicate that our policy covers infertility treatments at 50%.  That in itself is pretty phenomenal, at least around where I live.  But read on, readers:  It covers 50% up to $1000 out of pocket, and then covers 100%. 

Becky, did I hear you right?  I did?  What, there’s more??  There’s no cap on the benefit?  And it includes medications? (Can you hear me getting more and more high pitched with every question??)  At the rate she was going, I thought she was gonna keep on talking and tell me there was a new Jag parked in my driveway.  But alas, all good things must come to an end, I suppose.

I never thought I’d be so happy to speak to a hospital billing rep!

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5 Comments »

  1. WOW!!! That’s incredible.

    Comment by HeatherS — January 11, 2008 @ 3:48 pm |Reply

  2. That is absolutely amazing!!!

    CONGRATS and GOOD LUCK!!!

    Comment by thanksgivingmom — January 11, 2008 @ 8:30 pm |Reply

  3. That’s FABULOUS!

    Comment by Michelle — January 11, 2008 @ 8:50 pm |Reply

  4. Whoa – that one is amazing!!!!! Congrats! That at least one teeny tiny part of this was made easier…

    Comment by StorkWatcher — January 30, 2008 @ 6:14 am |Reply

  5. […] upon the start of the IVF cycle.  But if you read here before you’ll remember this post, and so I simply smiled and asked that she submit to my insurance because it had been all worked […]

    Pingback by Is it Any Wonder My Head is Pounding? « Fertile Schmertile — February 18, 2008 @ 5:29 pm |Reply


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