Reading between the lines: Infertility and current health insurance policies in the US

Clinical Ethics 9 (4):127-134 (2014)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This article will examine current US health insurance policies for providing fertility services and Assisted Reproductive Technologies and analyze the open-ended policies of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This state in particular will be discussed in depth, as there are virtually no limits on infertility provision or coverage. However, tightening up Massachusetts’s health insurance policies by putting parameters on provision and coverage of Assisted Reproductive Technologies will allow the infertile to continue to access paid-for treatment while ensuring that the goal of health insurance coverage—which I understand to be the provision of paid coverage to address medical conditions—is maintained.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,873

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

America's Uninsured: The Statistics and Back Story.Diane Rowland & Adele Shartzer - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (4):618-628.
Public Health Insurance under a Nonbenevolent State.P. Lemieux - 2008 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 33 (5):416-426.
The Constitutionality of Mandates to Purchase Health Insurance.Mark A. Hall - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s2):38-50.
The Purchase of Insurance Across State Lines in the Individual Market.Stephanie Kanwit - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s2):150-164.
Life, Health, and Disability Insurance: Understanding the Relationships.Robert H. Jerry - 2007 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (s2):80-89.
Health Insurance Exchanges: Legal Issues.Timothy Stoltzfus Jost - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s2):51-70.

Analytics

Added to PP
2015-09-03

Downloads
16 (#929,841)

6 months
8 (#411,218)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

Should selecting saviour siblings be banned?S. Sheldon - 2004 - Journal of Medical Ethics 30 (6):533-537.

Add more references