Press Releases and Bulletins

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J. Benjamin Younger Office of Public Affairs
409 12th Street SW, Suite 602
Washington, DC 20024-2188
Tel: (202) 863-2494/Fax: (202) 484-4039 

ASRM Applauds OPM’s Updated Health Benefits for Federal Employees with Expanded ART Coverage

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), which has long advocated for fertility coverage, is thrilled to share that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program includes in its 2024 carrier letter a call for plans to include artificial insemination (intrauterine insemination, intracervical insemination, and intravaginal insemination) and associated medication, and medication for up to three cycles of IVF annually.

ASRM Responds to Lindsey Graham's Proposed Abortion Ban

"Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) proposed abortion ban is willfully deceptive and an irresponsible dissemination of misinformation. The bill is intrusive, not medically or scientifically sound, and codifies a severe violation of American civil rights. This dangerous bill is another example of politicians playing doctor. ASRM will continue to insist that any decisions about reproductive healthcare should be between a patient and their doctor.”

ASRM Applauds Kansas Election Results

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) today applauds the voters of Kansas and celebrates the resounding win for reproductive rights upon the rejection of a constitutional amendment which would have removed the right to reproductive freedom from the state’s constitution.

Addressing ASRM’s Participation in the NYSE Bell Ringing

On Wednesday, April 27th, ASRM Chief Executive Officer, Jared Robins, MD, was invited to ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange to honor National Infertility Awareness Week and to draw attention to the successes of RESOLVE’s “Coverage at Work” program, a program that we promote and support. This event was an opportunity to shed light on the need for America’s leading companies to offer infertility coverage as part of their general healthcare coverage.

ASRM Launches New Patient Advocacy Grant Program

As part of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) announced today, a new $150,000 competitive grant program to be awarded to patient advocacy organizations to support advocacy efforts and educational programs for patients and communities impacted by reproductive issues.

Infertility coverage for military won’t break Pentagon bank

A pathbreaking new analysis from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Center for Policy and Leadership (ASRM CPL) and the Military Family Building Coalition (MFBC) shows that the Department of Defense could provide comprehensive infertility coverage to our nation’s active-duty military members and their families for a cost far lower than had been previously understood.

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