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As it stands now, the California law that mandates the coverage of infertility by insurance companies specifically exempts them from having to cover IVF. No matter what your health situation, no matter what your diagnosis for infertility, no matter how good your insurance plan, insurance companies in California do not have to cover IVF.
The link above is to petition the members of the California Senate Standing Committee on Insurance to change the existing law to require insurance companies to cover IVF. You can help by signing this petition today and let our representatives know that you support that change.
Cal. Health & Safety Code § 1374.55 and Cal. Insurance Code § 10119.6 require specified group health care service plan contracts and health insurance policies to offer coverage for the treatment of infertility, except in vitro fertilization. The law requires every plan to communicate the availability of coverage to group contractholders. The law defines infertility, treatment for infertility and in vitro fertilization. The law clarifies that religious employers are not required to offer coverage for forms of treatment that are inconsistent with the organization's religious and ethical principles. The law was amended by 2013 Cal. Stats., Chap. 644 (AB 460) to specify that treatment of infertility shall be offered and, if purchased, provided without discrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, domestic partner status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.