Infertility by the numbersA look at infertility statistics:
By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM
A look at infertility statistics:
$800 to $1,000: Average cost of once cycle of fertility medication plus insemination
$17,000 to $19,000: Average cost of in vitro fertilization, including medication
7.3 million: Number of U.S. women ages 15-44 who have ever used infertility services, as of 2002
177,064: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota institutional and individual members with infertility coverage in 2011. This excludes members of self-funded groups.
$1.38 million: Amount paid by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota on infertility claims by 538 insured members in 2011.
Numbers from Midwest Center for Reproductive Health, 2002 National Survey of Family Growth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota