Lawmakers in 1992 banned the V.A. from paying for IVF for wounded veterans, even those who became infertile due to injuries sustained during combat. More »
Wounded Veterans Will Finally Have IVF and Adoption Costs Covered is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Congress has reversed a law passed in 1992 that prohibited the Department of Veterans Affairs from paying for IVF for veterans and their families, after mounting political pressure.
The U.S. government will help active-duty soldiers with the cost of IVF, but those who have left the military don’t have the same benefit—even when combat injuries make it impossible to have kids otherwise.
The Department of Veterans Affairs doesn’t provide I.V.F. treatment to vets, not even those left infertile through injuries sustained in combat or training