Infertility Financing for IVF in Augusta, Georgia
Financing Your Procedures at Georgia Regents Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Associates
Minimal Stimulation IVF (new)
Minimal Stimulation IVF
A mini-IVF, or a minimal stimulation IVF is designed to give women only a few (but high quality) eggs, thus avoiding the risks of hyperstimulation, reducing the cost of drugs, and reducing the number of injections.
In a standard IVF cycle, the patient receives a medicine that includes FSH for the entire stimulation period. Using the Minimal Stimulation IVF Protocol, medicine is administered so the follicles can reach maturity and are ready for retrieval. Since FSH is not used during the first days of stimulation, medication costs are greatly reduced. For those who cannot afford standard IVF, the Minimal Stimulation IVF provides an acceptable, proven alternative therapy.
Not every patient is a candidate for minimal stimulation and must meet eligibility criteria.
If you are interested you may contact our office for more information on exact fees and qualifications.
Our office accepts many different insurances. It is important to check with your insurance company to determine if infertility is a covered benefit with your plan. Some plans have different levels of coverage even within the plan.
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan – HMO/PPO/POS
CIGNA Healthcare of Georgia – HMO/PPO
Aetna – PPO
Coventry Healthcare of Georgia HMO
Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS) (TRICARE)
ValueOptions (TRICARE ONLY)
First Health/Coventry National PPO (Includes Southcare PPO and Community Care Network)
Beech Street Corporation – PPO
Premier Healthcare of South Carolina – PPO
United Healthcare of Georgia – HMO/POS/PPO
United Behavioral Health
1st Medical Network (1stMN)
ChoiceCare (Humana) PPO Network
Great West PPO
Athens Area Health Plan Select
MedCost of South Carolina PPO
Prime Health Services of SC (PPO)
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program
Our office accepts insurance and if IVF is a covered benefit our office will bill your insurance company. If not we have other options to assist in payments. Our office has a discounted self pay global fee that includes all of the stimulation monitoring and retrieval fees. This global fee does not include medicine or anesthesiology fees.
*Basic IVF Lab services include retrieval, and insemination fee including intracytoplasmic sperm injection and assisted hatching if indicated, and cryopreservation of embryos and the first 4 months of storage.
Notes: All patients must have a $0 balance before beginning any IVF cycle. We accept cash, money order, bank check, Visa or MasterCard as methods of payment.
You may contact our office for more information on exact fees and qualifications.
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
Some of the tests for IUI may be covered by your insurance but if not covered there are separate charges. Be aware that Reproductive Laboratories of Augusta (RLA) may be out of network for your insurance but is the only facility available to us seven days a week for stat labs and is the lab of our choice.
Our office does have a self pay discount for the Intrauterine Insemination Charges for both Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Associates and Reproductive laboratories of Augusta
The insemination may be performed in a monitored cycle, which may include medications. The cost of the monitored cycle may vary depending on type of medications used.
Our office charges flat rate fees for ultrasounds and lab draws to reduce costs.
If you are interested in learning more about this service and the costs you may call our office.
View our list of insurance companies and networks of Medical Center at Augusta University participants.