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Infertility Treatments Remained Strong With Good Outcomes In Spite Of Covid-19, According To Three Studies Presented At The ASRM 2021 Scientific Sessions

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of healthcare and caused a great deal of psychological stress among patients and temporary barriers to traditional care, leading to questions about the impact of the pandemic on fertility and assisted reproductive treatments. However, the results of three studies presented at ASRM’S 2021 Scientific Sessions show that with proper precautions, outcomes before and during the pandemic remained very similar in several aspects of infertility care – including egg retrieval and IVF cycles.

Even With Private Insurance Coverage, Black And Hispanic Women Are Less Likely To Receive Fertility Treatment

Historically, Black and Hispanic women have been less likely to receive fertility treatment compared to white women, and it was thought that lower income or a lack of insurance coverage may be the reason. However, results of a study presented at ASRM’s 2021 Scientific Congress indicate that even with private insurance coverage and women living in states that mandate coverage for fertility treatment, disparities exist.

ASRM Announces 2021 Awards

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) today announced its major societal awards for 2021. After an organization-wide nomination process, the awardees were selected by the Executive Committee of the ASRM. Presentation of the awards will take place at the President's Gala on Sunday, October 17th, at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor.

ASRM joined ACOG, AMA, and 22 other medical groups on brief opposing the Mississippi abortion restrictions

Washington, DC- Yesterday, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), joined by 24 medical organizations, submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging the Mississippi law imposing a ban on the provision of abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy for most individuals.

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