The cost of IVF varies not only in different countries, but even in different clinics in the same country. This is due to different methods of IVF, the need for accompanying procedures, different lists of examinations.
The approximate cost of IVF in different countries:
- Georgia, Greece, Spain, Russia, Ukraine – € 10,000-30,000.
- Canada – € 15,000-35,000.
- USA – € 22,000-45,000.
The international health insurance funds return the money spent to clients with health insurance: for example, in Germany, for citizens of the country, the reimbursement will be from 30 to 50%. In Belgium, Greece, Israel, Slovenia, France and Sweden – 100%, subject to certain criteria.
In Israel, an unlimited number of IVF procedures are available to spouses for free. The maximum number of children is two. In the UK, women under 40 years old with a diagnosis of absolute infertility are available 3 free IVF protocols, at the age of 40-41 years – one protocol.
In all countries, the decision on free IVF is made by a special medical commission after analyzing the medical situation. This is accompanied by bureaucracy, long waiting lines, and other unpleasant factors.
Meanwhile in Ukraine, reproductive technologies are available to citizens of the country and foreigners. At the same time, the legislation reliably protects the rights of future parents, the level of medicine and service is not inferior to the level of Western clinics, and prices are several times lower. Many clinics also work with health insurance, which is why the country has been attracting people who dream of becoming parents for many years.