Ontario Fertility fundIng information:

In December 2015, the Ontario government launched the Ontario Fertility Program to provide funding to help eligible patients build their families. Access to funded fertility services is available for all forms of infertility (including medical and non-medical infertility), regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or family status.



-All FERTILITY TREATMENTS-

OHIP Covered

- Physician/nurse assessments and counselling


- Certain blood and urine tests


- Certain Ultrasounds

not covered

- Any drugs or medications


- Storage or shipping of egg/sperm/embryos


- Counselling by Psychologist or Social Worker


-INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION-

OHIP Covered

- Cycle Monitoring


- Insemination Procedure (excluding sperm washing)

not covered

- Sperm washing/preparation before insemination


- Purchase/shipping/storage of donor sperm


-FERTILITY PRESERVATION-

OHIP Covered

- Up to two attempts at cycle monitoring 


- One attempt at egg retrieval


- Freezing of one batch/sample of egg or sperm


- Sperm collection or, if required, one attempt at surgical sperm retrieval using certain techniques

not covered

- Preservation of additional batches/samples of eggs or sperm


-IN VITRO FERTILIZATION-

OHIP Covered

- Up to two attempts at cycle monitoring


- Embryo freezing, thawing and culture


- One attempt at surgical sperm retrieval using certain techniques (if required)


- Fertilization and embryology services,including intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), assisted hatching and blastocyst culture


- One at a time transfer or all embryos (fresh/frozen)

not covered

- Purchase of donor sperm


- Storage or shipping of eggs/sperm/embryos


- Any services performed on other people participating in the patient's funded IVF cycle, if they do not also hold a valid Ontario health card