McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association hosted an informational event today addressing the “Affordable Care Act and Its Impact On the Infertility Mandates.” Healthcare professionals and other key stakeholders received a comprehensive analysis of the law and what the infertility community must do in response to its implementation.
Kelly Brantley, the featured speaker from Avalere Health, provided an overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Essential Health Benefits (EHB), and exchange plans. One area of particular focus was the impact of the law on the existing state infertility mandates. Key findings included:
“RESOLVE is committed to educating the infertility community about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on people with infertility,” said Barbara Collura, President/CEO, RESOLVE. “We appreciate Avalere Health sharing their expertise and findings as well as our participants’ interest in key strategies the community should follow to ensure that the state mandates remain in place. RESOLVE will continue its efforts to advocate on the federal and state level for mandates and policies that ensure access to infertility treatment.”
One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age is diagnosed with infertility. For more information on infertility, visit http://www.resolve.org.
About RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
Established in 1974, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age is diagnosed with infertility. RESOLVE addresses this public health issue by providing community to these women and men, connecting them with others who can help, empowering them to find resolution and giving voice to their demands for access to all family building options. For more information, visit http://www.RESOLVE.org.