Some employer benefits cover egg freezing. Here's a breakdown of the costs
Fertility preservation, or the freezing of eggs or sperm, is being offered by some employers as part of an expanded suite of fertility and family planning benefits.
Here's a breakdown on the cost of the procedure:
Initial assessment and fertility testing: Covered under provincial health care in some provinces, but otherwise can cost several hundred dollars.
Egg freezing cycle: $8,600
Medication: $4,000 to $8,000 or more, depending on the protocol
Storage: $50 per month, generally starting six months to a year after procedure
Administrative fee for transferring egg samples: $400
Sources: Evolve Egg Freezing, Trio Fertility, Atlantic Assisted Reproductive Therapies
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 16, 2023.
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