What is In Vitro Fertilization?

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproductive technology (ART) that helps couples dealing with infertility conceive. The process involves extracting a woman’s eggs, collecting a sperm sample and combining the egg and sperm manually. After the egg and sperm have been combined in the laboratory, the embryo or embryos are transferred to the uterus. Although more costly, time consuming, and invasive than artificial insemination, IVF has excellent success rates for overcoming various types of infertility. Some of these include tubal factor, endometriosis, male factor infertility, age related infertility, diminished ovarian function, polycystic ovarian syndrome and unexplained infertility. Other implications for IVF are gender selection and preimplantation genetic screening for parents at risk for passing down genetic disorders.

There are additional options for IVF, like ICSI, PGD, assisted hatching, donor sperm, and a gestational carrier. Our goal is help you have a healthy baby, the least invasive, most cost effective way. The Advanced Fertility Clinic physicians will go over every possible option with you to guide you in making a more informed decision about the process that is right for you.

IVF Cost: $11,750 – (IVF/FBT Single Cycle Self-Pay Pricing)

The single cycle plan includes: monitoring and care during the treatment cycles for both the egg retrieval and frozen embryo transfer procedures, a fresh egg retrieval, extend embryo culture out to day 5 or 6, embryo cryopreservation for up to 5 embryos, a single frozen embryo transfer with assisted hatching to take place within 1 year of the egg retrieval procedure, and the first 2-BHCG blood tests after the embryo transfer.

IVF Costs Not Included in Self-Pay Pricing (fees per cycle)

Diagnostic TestingApprox. $2,000 - 2,500
Fresh Cycle MedicationsApprox. $4000
ICSI (Simple/Complex)$1,525 / $2,100
Addt'l Embryo Cryopreservation Supply Fee for 6+ Embryos $250 for each additional group consisting of up to 5 embryos
Subsequent Frozen Embryo Transfer(s) with Assisted Hatching (transfers not included in the single cycle plan)$4,000
Frozen Cycle Medications$1,000 - 1,200
Annual Specimen Storage Fee$450

FOR PATIENTS WITH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY TREATMENT:
Please note that Arizona Advanced Reproductive Laboratory, LLC (AARL) is not contracted with most insurance companies. Payment for services rendered by AARL (including andrology, reproductive hormone testing, and embryology) will be due at or prior to the start of treatment. At the conclusion of your IVF cycle itemized receipts will be provided to you so that you may submit a claim to your insurance company for reimbursement.