Fertility Preservation Insurance Coverage for New Jersey Cancer Patients

Recently, laws were passed in two states mandating insurance coverage of infertility treatment for patients with iatrogenic infertility. This is defined as an inability to conceive as a result of a medical procedure or treatment, such as radiation or chemotherapy treatments for cancer. A blog post on our website detailed Connecticut’s passage of HB7124 requiring…
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Dr. Serena Chen Speaking at 2017 StartART Conference in Las Vegas

StartART is an annual nursing conference for nurses working in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, held this year in Las Vegas during the first week of August. Maria Jackson, RN, MA, who works at IRMS in Livingston as an Ovum Donation Nurse Coordinator, is a co‑chair of the annual congress. There, REI nurses from around the…
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IRMS Applauds AMA Decision to Recognize Infertility as a Disease

Last month in Chicago, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to recognize infertility as a disease in the United States. This is a very promising step towards increasing national healthcare coverage for infertility treatments, and also hopefully a move towards diminishing the stigma surrounding infertility. This success was spearheaded by the American Society for Reproductive…
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Connecticut bill HB7124 becomes law, bringing infertility coverage to all cancer patients!

Just this week, Connecticut became the first state in the nation to sign into law a bill requiring insurance coverage of fertility preservation for insured cancer patients and those for whom it is medically necessary. This is the first law of its kind in the United States, and it passed both the Connecticut House and…
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IRMS – Experts on Reproductive Medicine Update You on Zika 2017 CDC Findings

Zika-affected pregnancies For those existing patients of IRMS you know we take the Zika virus very seriously, and may have even advised against your taking vacations to Zika-infected areas while on your journey with us. We wanted to share information on a recently published study by the CDC so you are aware of the issues…
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IRMS Physicians Dr. Debbra Keegan and Dr. Serena Chen Give Back With LIG Global Foundation

IRMS physicians Dr. Debbra Keegan and Dr. Serena Chen volunteered their expertise on a week-long, multi-disciplinary mission trip to Cajamarca, Peru through the LIG Global Foundation in May. This is the 4th mission trip for Dr. Keegan who has served on the Board of LIG for the past 4 years as the Director of Development,…
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IRMS applauds NJ Governor & NJ State legislature for expansion of infertility insurance coverage

On May 1, 2017 NJ Governor Chris Christie signed into law legislation improving insurance requirements for infertility coverage expanding who is eligible to receive coverage. What a great day for fertility rights in New Jersey! Our very own Serena Chen, M.D. states “It is so exciting that the work that we have been doing along…
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IRMS New Jersey’s Dr. Serena H. Chen Speaks at Women’s Empowerment Week!

We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Serena H. Chen, MD, FACOG, will be a featured speaker during Women’s Empowerment Week on Wednesday April 5th at 7pm at the Blue Stone Café in Montclair, NJ. Serena will be separating fact from fiction as she discusses “The Truth About Reproduction and IVF”. This…
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New Jersey’s Top Fertility Center IRMS to begin morning monitoring in Jersey City location starting April 3rd.

After much demand, IRMS will be offering morning monitoring at their office in The Women’s Health Center at Grove Street located at 116 Newark Avenue, 2nd floor, Jersey City, NJ. (right across from the Grove Street PATH station). Monitoring hours will be from 7:00 AM-9:00 AM for both blood work and ultrasound.

Prominent New Jersey Fertility Specialist Dr. Debbra Keegan to see patients full-time in her East Windsor office.

Dr. Keegan opened her NEW East Windsor office location in August of 2016. A native New Yorker, Dr. Keegan completed her subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the NYU Fertility Center of the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Keegan is board certified in reproductive endocrinology and general obstetrics and gynecology. She…
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