ReproTech and many of our freezing centers participate in LIVESTRONG’s Fertility Discount Program. Thanks to LIVESTRONG, we are able to provide financial assistance to cancer patients seeking fertility preservation services. Correctly completed applications for assistance are generally processed rapidly by LIVESTRONG and confirmation of acceptance is immediately sent by fax and/or e-mail to the applicant, the freezing center, ReproTech, as well as the oncologist. When viewing Search Results by tissue type, participating clinics will display LIVESTRONG below the clinic contact information.
Learn more about the program and application process for LIVESTRONG’s Fertility Discount Program.
Please note that cryopreservation fees vary by center, even when participating in LIVESTRONG’s Fertility Discount Programs. Also, many members of our Fertility Preservation Network discount cryopreservation fees for all cancer patients and therefore may not participate in LIVESTRONG Fertility Discount Programs, however, their fees may still be below those clinics which do participate. ReproTech’s financial assistance for storage fees through Verna’s Purse, when combined with a freezing center’s standard discounted fees for cancer patients make fertility preservation affordable for almost everyone.
We urge everyone to contact the clinics in their area to find the most convenient and affordable services available. Please click here to find a freezing center that participates in the LIVESTRONG Fertility Discount Program.
We believe in making fertility preservation services available to all individuals. That is especially true for the many people facing fertility threatening cancer treatments. The physical and emotional toll of battling cancer can be exhausting, and the financial cost of cancer treatments are significant. In light of this, cancer survivors are often the most in-need of financial assistance for fertility preservation.
We are proud to offer financial assistance for cancer survivors with ReproTech’s own charitable foundation: Verna’s Purse. With our financial assistance, we are able to help patients who are facing economic challenges related to their cancer treatments. At a time when additional financial burdens are hardest to handle, Verna’s Purse can offer new hope to those who thought beginning a family of their own was beyond their means.
Verna Hazelrigg was an incredible individual. She was a small town girl who enjoyed baseball, blue jeans and rodeo. She was endlessly generous with her time, her money and her love. July 9, 2000, at the young age of 36, Verna lost her battle with breast cancer, but her memory lives on through Verna’s Purse.
If you are questioning whether you can afford to preserve your fertility or maintain storage of your specimens, please download and review our application for financial relief. Verna would have liked nothing more than to be able to reach into her purse, one more time, and offer some help.
ReproTech participates in Fertility Within Reach to provide financial assistance to cancer patients seeking fertility preservation services. With their program – Banking on the Future – qualified applicants are offered discounted storage for embryos, oocytes or semen. Discounts are also available for ReproTech’s OverNite Male™ kits. Correctly completed applications for assistance are processed rapidly by Fertility Within Reach and confirmation of acceptance is immediately sent by fax and/or email to the applicant and ReproTech.
Download the Fertility Within Reach Banking on the Future Application.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy have developed the Heart Beat program to help ease some of the financial burden. Visit the Heart Beat program website.
ReproTech’s Military Discount Program provides discounted long-term storage for clients who are Active Military. ReproTech appreciates the service and sacrifice of our military and is happy to be able to provide these discounts to men and women serving our country.
Please call or email your local ReproTech office for program eligibility criteria and to request an application.
More assistance options are detailed below.
The MDR Fertility Pharmacy First Steps for Vets program offers 25% off select medications for ALL active duty Military & Veterans.
For more details or to enroll in the program, visit the MDR website.
The MDR Fertility Pharmacy Heart for Heroes program provides select Ferring Reproductive Health products at no cost for eligible infertile veterans and their spouses.
For eligibility criteria and participation details, visit the Heart for Heroes website.
The EMD Serono Compassionate Corps program provides eligible patients savings based on income. Eligible active, veteran, or retired US military receive a minimum of 25% off.
For program details, eligibility criteria, or to apply, visit the EMD Serono Financial Support page.
ReproTech is proud to offer discounted fees for clients facing financial hardship. We understand how difficult it can be when circumstances limit individuals from meeting their financial obligations due to medical, catastrophic or other unexpected situations. We are proud to extend compassionate assistance to patients facing economic challenges.
For eligibility criteria and application requirements, please contact the ReproTech office where your specimens are stored.