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How Much Does IUI Cost

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IUI ranks low on cost scale of infertility treatments. Before opting, one should know about factors to decide on the IUI centre like cost. Learn about IUI cost

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is typically one of the first options considered as an infertility treatment. It is a simple office procedure with encouraging success rates for multiple cycles (60-70%)), and it is one of the less expensive options when it comes to infertility treatment as IUI cost is not too high of some IUI centre. 

1. How expensive is IUI:

The cost of IUI with a partner’s sperm is typically between $150-500 across the world but it might vary country to country. This includes the procedure and sperm washing (removing the sperm from the semen to prevent infection). 

2. Additional factors that can increase the price of an IUI include:

  • Initial tests and blood work (Several hundred dollars)
  • Fertility medications (Anywhere from completely covered to several thousand dollars)

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  • Ultrasounds and monitoring
  • Donor sperm(Anywhere from $50-150 per vial)

3. How to pay for IUI?

There is a lot of variability in whether or not health insurance plans cover IUI cost. Some insurance providers want you to first prove infertility, whereas others may only cover diagnostic tests. Contacting your specific health insurance provider is the only way to learn the details of your exact coverage.

Some states mandate health insurance coverage. Some clinics will offer cost savings if you purchase multiple cycles of IUI at a time. Sometimes clinics will even reimburse you some of that cost if you don’t use all the cycles to get pregnant! So, before going for the infertility treatment, get to know the IUI cost of IUI centre in detail including medications and IUI cycles.

The most important step is for you to do your homework. Look into your state’s mandates for insurance coverage, call your health insurance provider and research reputable IUI clinics in your area. Ask each IUI clinic about their itemized costs, and don’t be afraid to ask up front about ways to save money and lower fees.

IUI or intrauterine insemination is a type of fertility treatment, which is less invasive and cheaper than IVF. The IUI procedure involves carrying the sperm and placing it in the uterus for closer proximity to the egg.

The need of IUI arises for:

1.Unexplained infertility

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2.Erectile Dysfunction


4.Single Fallopian Tube Blockage

How does IUI work?

In IUI- infertility treatment, the egg is naturally fertilized in the body. However, unlike sex (where the sperm reaches the egg through penis penetration and ejaculation), in IUI treatment the sperm is medically inserted with the help of a catheter in IUIcentere. The objective of IUI is the form of artificial insemination that is used to increase the number of sperms being placed in the fallopian tube in order to initiate a pregnancy. This procedure is performed during the fertile

Dr. R K Sharma

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Reproductive Endocrinologist, Hysteroscopic Surgeon Dr. R K Sharma

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


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Deepti Chopra

It depends on the doctor and city. I mean the location and the success rate of the center providing such treatment. You can check with the website itself. I guess it must be having all the info regarding this.

Nov. 2, 2017, 3:34 p.m. 4.5


Vachan Subbaratnam

Can you please also write an article on IVF cost in India?

Aug. 17, 2017, 7:45 p.m. 4.5

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