Pass legislation to increase insurance for in vitro fertilization

Zhang, John
June 2009
Hill;6/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 73, p22
In this article the author urges U.S. legislators to look deeper and set limitations on insurance coverage particularly in invitro fertility (IVF) practices to encourage responsible spending and medical practices.


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