A Guide to Advocating for Access to Care in New York State
Congratulations, NY! As a result of our grassroots advocacy and round-the-clock negotiation with the Governor’s staff and legislative leaders, IVF coverage for the large group market was included in the 2020 NY State budget, along with fertility preservation coverage for medically-induced infertility for the individual and large and small group markets. This new law takes effect January 1, 2020. As a result, about 2.4 million New Yorkers will have access to IVF insurance coverage, and more than 4 million will have access to fertility preservation before undergoing treatment for cancer or other medical treatments. Read more about this new legislation here: #Access2Care Win in New York
Action Needed: It is important to thank Governor Cuomo, Assemblywoman Simotas, Senator Savino, your Assemblymember and State Senator for this life-changing law, and to remind them that ALL New Yorkers deserve this same access to care.
Our voices were heard, and we will continue to work to expand coverage to give everyone in New York a fair shot at family! Please sign up for RESOLVE action alerts to stay up to date. And make sure we have the resources to keep our voices strong. Click here for greater access to care.