Excerpt: "Davina Fankhauser, the co-founder and president of Fertility Within Reach, a nonprofit, said, 'There is precedent for medical procedures to be performed on a non-covered person by another subscriber’s insurance on a limited basis. Most commonly, we see this practice with living organ donation.'"
Excerpt: "Davina Fankhauser, 47, sought a rabbi's advice about the idea of using donor eggs: would the children still be Jewish? 'I didn’t realize I would care so much until I started talking about it,' she said, crediting 'a mixture of science and God' for her two children."
Excerpt: "Davina Fankhauser, a co-founder and the executive director of Fertility Within Reach, a nonprofit organization that advocates for better access to fertility care, said the way benefits plans are often structured can inadvertently create inequalities. Companies typically set a dollar amount they are willing to cover, which doesn’t account for the fact that the cost of treatments varies widely in different parts of the country."
Excerpt: "Once SB 279 becomes law in New Hampshire, Davina Fankhauser, president of the Massachusetts-based nonprofit advocacy group Fertility Within Reach, said she thinks it will attract some young people from Vermont and Maine."
Exerpt: "Don’t leave it up to the clinic’s business office to determine if your plan will cover your treatment. “The clinic won’t push,” says Davina Fankhauser, founder of Fertility Within Reach, an infertility benefits specialist. “You have to be your own advocate.” Read your insurance policy carefully. Then talk to your HR department and your insurer to make sure you understand exactly what’s covered, what’s excluded, and whether treatment costs are capped... If your health insurance doesn’t provide infertility benefits, there may be another plan offered at your company that does."
Exerpt: "While at a conference, I met Davina Fankhauser with Fertility Within Reach. We shared our stories of TTC and how we came to work with clients TTC. Davina shared with me the information she learned from Dr. Jeffrey Nelson and Andrea Thorpe a few weeks earlier about what they were doing with patients to help them get and stay pregnant."
Exerpt: "Co-founded by fertility warriors and fierce advocates Davina Fankhauser and Sandra O'Keefe, Fertility Within Reach is passionate about helping policymakers and others understand the importance of comprehensive fertility care and benefits. Their work has been instrumental in passing legislation that allows more people to access fertility care and treatment."
Description: "This episode features Davina Fankhauser, the co-founder and President of Fertility Within Reach. Davina started her organization after struggling with infertility herself... Her work at Fertility Within Reach helps guide others to develop the courage and access the resources needed to make a legislative change in their state."
Description: "On the show today, Davina Fankhauser, one of the single most progressive patient advocates and activists fighting for the fertility and reproductive rights of men and women across the nation for over 15 years. She is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Fertility Within Reach, whose mission is to increase access to health benefits for fertility treatment and preservation."
Description: "Davina Fankhauser is president and cofounder for Fertility Within Reach. She is an advocate for fertility benefits for those struggling with infertility. In 2010, Davina successfully lobbied for improved fertility legislation in the state of Massachusetts. Fertility Within Reach was founded soon after to share what was learned from that experience, to teach others how to advocate for themselves and to educate policymakers on the benefits of providing insurance coverage to treat the disease of infertility."