States Act to Safeguard Young Cancer Patients’ Chances to Have Children

October 17, 2018

(Kaiser Health News) – The question of fertility is often overlooked when young cancer patients are battling a life-threatening illness. And since health insurance doesn’t typically cover fertility preservation care, patients and their families may be deterred by the cost. But a growing number of states now require plans to cover such services when medically necessary treatment jeopardizes fertility.

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