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  • Takes Effect February 15, 2021

    The Child-Parent Security Act which goes into effect in February 2021 legalizes the use of gestational surrogates in New York State.  Surrogacy had been prohibited in the state, forcing male same-sex couples and other couples struggling with fertility who needed surrogacy to go to other states to build their families. The former legislation also did not clearly define who the legal parents are when a child is conceived by …

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  • Costs and Other Considerations for Building Your Family

    Adoption can be a loving choice to build your family.  There are many reasons why adoption can be a good option for singles and couples who want to have a child.  Let’s explore why people adopt and other considerations when you’re thinking about adoption.

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  • Taking the First Steps Toward Family Building

    If you’ve been trying to conceive without success, how do you know when it’s time to get help?  Are you ready to consider fertility treatment?  Is your partner in the same place as you are?  Here are some things to do before you start on your fertility journey.

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  • RMA of Connecticut, a leading fertility practice and participating WIN provider whose exceptional quality and care helps couples and individuals grow their family, is spearheading a Holidays at Home social media initiative aimed at helping those suffering with infertility during the holidays.

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  • Handle the Stress of Infertility and Social Isolation

    The holidays normally are stressful for people struggling with infertility. The many social occasions and family get-togethers can be warm and supportive, or they can be more like the Spanish Inquisition.

    Why haven’t you …

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  • BCBSRI Members Receive 24/7 access to WINFertility Nurse Care Managers, who Provide Clinical Oversight, Emotional Support, Advocacy, and Education, Enhancing the Patient Experience for those Members Facing Fertility Challenges

    Greenwich, CT, October 27, 2020 – WINFertility (WIN), the nation’s leading fertility benefits management company providing access to dedicated clinical support for millions of families, has announced a new collaboration with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI). …

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  • Can You Resolve This?

    Infertility can be emotionally stressful for both partners.  Either or both of you may feel guilty or angry at being unable to conceive.  If you are having fertility treatment, you may also feel worry and stress about paying for treatment, and you may feel increased stress and grief if the treatment is not successful after one or two tries.

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  • How They Influence Your Ability to Conceive

    About 10 to 15 percent of couples are impacted by infertility.  Many factors can influence your ability to get pregnant, including the lifestyles and health of both partners—not just the female.  Let’s take a look at how lifestyle and your health affect your fertility.

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  • Why This Matters

    Inclusivity for all employees is more important now than ever before.  Many companies increasingly recognize that providing benefits that are important to a diverse range of employees is essential to recruiting and retaining them.  Inclusive family-building benefits cater to the unique needs of different individuals.

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  • How It Can Support Patients Along Their Journey

    The trend toward use of technology and telecommunications in health care has accelerated recently. Even before the pandemic hit, there was a significant increase in the number of physicians who were interested in using digital tools such as remote monitoring and tele-visits, according to a study carried out by the American Medical Association.  Insurance payers and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have Read More