Universal coverage of IVF pays off.

  title={Universal coverage of IVF pays off.},
  author={M P Velez and Mark P Connolly and I-J Kadoch and Stephanie Phillips and François Bissonnette},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={29 6},
STUDY QUESTION What was the clinical and economic impact of universal coverage of IVF in Quebec, Canada, during the first calendar year of implementation of the public IVF programme? SUMMARY ANSWER Universal coverage of IVF increased access to IVF treatment, decreased the multiple pregnancy rate and decreased the cost per live birth, despite increased costs per cycle. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Public funding of IVF assures equality of access to IVF and decreases multiple pregnancies resulting… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
14 Citations
24 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Assistive Reproductive Technologies: A Literature Review and Database Analysis

  • A Chuck, C. Yan
  • Alberta, Canada: Institute of Health Economics,
  • 2009
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in Canada (CARTR): 2011 results from the Canadian

  • J. Gunby
  • ART Register,
  • 2012
2 Excerpts

Programme québécois de procréation assistée

  • J Gunby
  • Gazette Officielle du Québec
  • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…