Disparities in access to infertility services in a state with mandated insurance coverage

Disparities in access to infertility services in a state with mandated insurance coverage The objective of our study was to examine the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of patients accessing infertility services in a state (Massachusetts) with mandated and comprehensive insurance coverage for such services. Even in a state with such insurance coverage, disparities in access to infertility services exist, with the majority of individuals accessing those services being Caucasian, highly educated, and wealthy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Fertility and Sterility Elsevier

Disparities in access to infertility services in a state with mandated insurance coverage

Fertility and Sterility, Volume 84 (1) – Jul 1, 2005

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2005 American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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0015-0282
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10.1016/j.fertnstert.2005.01.118
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Abstract

The objective of our study was to examine the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of patients accessing infertility services in a state (Massachusetts) with mandated and comprehensive insurance coverage for such services. Even in a state with such insurance coverage, disparities in access to infertility services exist, with the majority of individuals accessing those services being Caucasian, highly educated, and wealthy.

Journal

Fertility and SterilityElsevier

Published: Jul 1, 2005

References

  • Funding in vitro fertilization treatment for persistent subfertility
    Hughes, E.G.; Giacomini, M.

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