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Making Sense of Fertility Coverage in 2013

by | January 8th, 2013

Your goal is to become pregnant in the New Year. At Texas Fertility Center, we resolve to help you navigate your insurance company’s call center maze and complex insurance forms that will hopefully result in your being able to maximize your coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. Investigating and understanding your insurance plan takes patience,…Read the Rest of Article

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Infertility Once Made Hugh Jackman Miserable

by | January 3rd, 2013

Hugh Jackman, star of the holiday film Les Miserables, experienced a difficult time conceiving before adopting his children, Oscar (12) and Ava (7). The actor shared his story on a December episode of the talk show Katie. The Pain of a Failed IVF Cycle In-vitro fertilization (IVF) resulted in miscarriage for the Jackmans, and they…Read the Rest of Article

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We Feel Your Pain: TFC Is Making Fertility Care Affordable

by | November 19th, 2012

Ouch! Thirty years and more than 12,000 babies born gives our fertility center unique experience in identifying every available cost-saving benefit for our patients. “Our goal at Texas Fertility Center is to ensure that every patient has as much information as possible about ways to ease the financial burden of infertility treatment,” says Missy Dillard,…Read the Rest of Article

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Preserving Fertility

by | October 31st, 2012

I am so incredibly blessed to be part of a wonderful team here at TFC that changes people’s lives every day. I am awestruck when those same patients can then change my life in a very personal way with their heartfelt gratitude. Recently, I had a patient who was newly diagnosed with cancer who came…Read the Rest of Article

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TFC Takes Steps to Cure Breast Cancer

by | October 2nd, 2012

At Texas Fertility Center, we passionately advocate for women’s health issues, from changing laws to make infertility treatment affordable to raising awareness about breast cancer prevention and treatment. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TFC will share blog topics, Facebook posts and Twitter tweets that encourage our online friends to get involved. When you LIKE, share…Read the Rest of Article

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What TFC Is Doing To Help the Infertility Community

by | September 1st, 2012

Out of pocket? What TFC is doing to help the infertility community Caring for patients involves more than infertility diagnosis, treatment and resolution. Texas Fertility Center physicians and staff spend time, here in Austin and Washington D.C., advocating for those faced with infertility. These efforts include building awareness among our legislative delegation about infertility, supporting…Read the Rest of Article

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Have your Voice Heard: Support the Family Act of 2011

by | August 13th, 2012

As you know, infertility treatment is often not covered by insurance.  This unfortunate fact prevents many couples who could easily benefit from fertility diagnosis and treatment from even seeking care.  In fact, studies have shown that fewer than 50% of couples with infertility ever see any medical professional and less than 20% eventually see a…Read the Rest of Article

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Why TFC? Advocacy and Legislative Lobbying, Charitable Foundation

by | June 26th, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care.  Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many…Read the Rest of Article

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Why TFC? Medical Staff Leadership, Consulting with Industry

by | June 19th, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care.  Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many…Read the Rest of Article

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Why TFC? Education

by | June 12th, 2012

When a patient of mine recently moved to California, she asked me to refer her to a specialist who could continue her care.  Drs. Vaughn, Hansard, Burger, and I have each noticed that when we provide our patients with a couple of names, they frequently ask us why we chose those particular specialists over many…Read the Rest of Article

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