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How much does IVF cost in India? - Economic aspects and Insurance Cover

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The IVF cost in India with high success rates costs between Rs. 1,20,000 to Rs. 3,50,000 per treatment. This varies with the inclusion of the insurance as well as past success rates at the respective infertility clinic. Couples need to consider the cost before opting for the IVF procedure.

In-vitro Fertilization (IVF) is the best medical breakthrough today and has increased the possibility of conceiving for couples dealing with infertility issues. However, how much does IVF cost? And does insurance cover it? Is it worth the money? We've answered all these questions and more!

Let’s Discuss in More Detail About Cost of IVF in India:-

1. The Economic Aspect:

The IVF treatment or IVF procedure and test tube baby and its journey is completely personal. Everyone has their individual reasons for seeking this treatment. It requires appropriate research from the very start to ensure that the couple knows the rollercoaster they are hopping into. You need to deal with one issue at a time, as careful planning is the key to the most beneficial IVF experiences. Planning your budget and get estimates from reputed IVF centers help a lot. The Ela app can help you to find the best clinics within your budget

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2. The Cost:

The average cost of IVF is around $1500-$5000 in Asia. “Fresh” IVF means the collection of a new egg and its fusion with the sperm to create an embryo; this embryo is inserted into the uterus. Other healthy embryos formed during this time can be stored or frozen for subsequent IVF cycles. The actual cost of IVF treatment or IVF procedure and test tube baby varies from one country to another. Additional requirements, however, can increase the cost further. At times there is a need for genetic testing, donor eggs, ICSI, hatching or blastocyst transfer. These additional requirements can go way above your budget. While researching on IVF, make sure you take the following points into consideration during cost estimation:

3. Insurance Cover:

Most of the insurance plans do not cover IVF treatment or IVF procedure and test tube baby. However, you can still cross-check with other companies to get the best benefits. So, check with your insurance carrier provider and get the exact information about it. Ela App provides the best assistance to get accurate consultation on different types Medicare programs to reduce the entire burden on your pocket. 

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Read more about the IVF Procedure. Also, go through IVF Cost to know about the treatment expense involved and insurance coverage.

Dr. R K Sharma

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Reproductive Endocrinologist, Hysteroscopic Surgeon Dr. R K Sharma
Delhi

Dr. R K Sharma has completed MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Pune University in 1981 and 1989 respectively. Dr. R K Sharma is one of the pioneers in the field of IVF treatment in India. He specializes in IUI, IVF, Embryo transfer and Hysteroscopy procedures. He is also a member of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies of India (FOGSI). Dr. R K Sharma is presently practicing at Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Chanakyapuri, Delhi. To know more, visit elawoman.com

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Ritum Dutta

IVF actually costs less than I expected. Now I can think of it as an option. Initially, I was not ready to spend that much amount on it, but now as I think that chances are high for success. So, I will go for it.

Nov. 9, 2018, 9:02 a.m. 4.5

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Mahi Raj

I was thinking about the cost factor as I am going for IVF next month. This article has really good information.

Nov. 23, 2017, 6:35 p.m. 5.0

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Kalpana Mathur

Some of the centres may cost a high amount. Before going for IVF treatment one should talk to as many person who have gone through such treatment. It will help in finding cost effective IVF centres.

Aug. 26, 2017, 4:01 p.m. 5.0

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Vijetha Shetty

The costs of the IVF treatments actually vary with the case, experience of the gynecologist and patient reviews. The costs of the IVF treatments across the world varies to a great extent. Choosing the right gynecologist and fertility clinic or hospital is the most important step for a successful ...

Aug. 26, 2017, 3:49 p.m. 5.0

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Shrabani Saha

IVF treatment is much expensive than IUI. But now a days IVF is proving to be a boon for couples facing infertility even from a longer time.

Aug. 26, 2017, 1:14 p.m. 4.5

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Shrabani Saha

IVF cost can vary greatly. I visited centres through Ela and they helped me with the IVF treatment at affordable costs.

Aug. 26, 2017, 1:14 p.m. 5.0

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Kishan Kanaujia

I had budget issues when my wife was being diagnosed with IVF. Ela helped me financially and also provided me with the best clinic for my wife's treatment. Very thankful to Ela for this.

Aug. 11, 2017, 10:51 p.m. 4.5

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