CARE Fertility Birmingham Fee Schedule

Fertility Assessment

  

Standard consultation 230
PGT-M / PGT-SR consultation package (includes review consultation) 445
Screening blood tests per partner (HIV/HEP B/HEP B Core/Hep C) 190
Semen assessment package - Diagnostic Semen Analysis 180
Detailed pre-treatment scan – including antral follicle count (not 3D) 140

Infertility Treatment

 

Artificial Insemination

IUI (Intrauterine insemination)* 1100

 

IVF

IVF** 3600
IVF with Elective Freeze All (EFA), includes up to one year's storage 3700
ICSI procedure (in addition) 1300

  

Egg / embryo donation

 

IVF with donated eggs** (Fresh cycle) 10530
IVF with donated eggs **  (standard set of 6) 6460
IVF with donated eggs** (large set of 9) 8960
IVF with donated eggs** (known donor) 6840
Transfer of frozen donated embryo** (first transfer)*** 3985
Subsequent transfer of frozen donated embryo (same batch) 2230

 

Shared Motherhood***

IVF with intra-partner egg donation** 4885
Frozen embryo replacement (FER) with intra-partner embryo donation** 2230
IVF with Elective Freeze All (no transfer to partner) 3650

  

Surrogacy

Registration fee (non-refundable, due on first cycle only) 500
Surrogacy - please contact the clinic for information -

  

Embryo transfer*

Frozen embryo replacement (FER) 2250
Frozen egg thaw, fertilisation, culture and embryo replacement (includes ICSI) 3510

 

Please Note:

  • Patients are charged separately for drugs supplied by CARE.
  • Patients undergoing treatment that involves the use of donated eggs are required to pay a one-off non-refundable fee of £500 to join our donation programme and £1,000 to secure frozen eggs once matched. 
  • Patients undergoing treatments that involve the receipt of donated eggs or surrogacy will be charged for mandatory screening in certain cases. Individuals will be advised of the tests required at their initial consultation. A separate price list is available on request.
  • In known donation arrangements the fee excludes the costs of the donor’s consultation, drugs and screening tests, which are the responsibility of the recipient couple. These costs are similarly excluded from the Shared Motherhood fees.
  • Treatments that include an egg collection include the price of a sedation anaesthetic at egg recovery but not at embryo transfer. Please see ‘Other Procedures’ should sedation anaesthetic at embryo transfer be required.

 

The HFEA charge CARE a fee of £37.50. This fee is applied to treatments involving the use of donor sperm and is charged to the patient in addition to the costs outlined above.

** The HFEA charge CARE a fee of £85. This fee is applied on completed IVF, egg recipient, surrogacy and FER treatments. This is charged to the patient in addition to the costs outlined above.

*** The fee includes a non-refundable deposit of £1550 in respect of donor screening and related costs.

Other Procedures

 

IVF related supplementary procedures

Extended culture/blastocyst transfer 490
CAREmaps 850
Assisted hatching 525
EmbryoGen 470
EmbryoGlue 190
Endometrial scratch 280
Sedation anaesthetic for embryo transfer 330
Private prescription fee 55
Zymot sperm selection 210

 

Male factor supplementary procedures

Surgical sperm recovery with sedation anaesthetic – includes freeze and one year’s storage or histology and review appointment as appropriate (£2,200 if performed by consultant urologist) 2020
Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction (Micro-TESE) with sedation anaesthetic – includes freeze and one year’s storage 3395
Donor sperm 1150
Personal import of donor sperm for named patient (includes up to one year's storage free of charge) 350

Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)

 

PGT-A (Aneuploidy)

PGT-A fee (within a treatment cycle) 1225
PGT-A fee (testing of previously frozen embryos: thaw, biopsy, refreeze) 1150
PGT-A sample fee per embryo biopsied 315 per embryo

  

 

Please note:

  • Patients are charged separately for drugs supplied by CARE.
  • The PGT-A fee includes treatment set up, biopsy set up and CAREmaps. Extended culture and ICSI (as required) are not included in the fee.
  • The PGT-A fee is refundable in full in the event of a failed egg recovery/fertilisation/cleavage. A partial refund of £375 is available if embryos are cultured but none are biopsied.
  • The PGT-M and PGT-SR fees include extended culture and ICSI for the initial cycle only, extended culture and ICSI become chargeable for second and subsequent cycles.
  • The initial cost of the PGT-M testing includes a non-refundable element for genetic test development

 

* The HFEA charge CARE a fee of £85 for completed IVF (excluding EFA), egg recipient, surrogacy and FER treatments. This is charged to the patient in addition to the costs outlined above.

Freezing and Storage

 

EGGsafe AI - collection of up to 20 eggs gathered over up to 4 cycles (includes egg collection, preparation, freezing and storage for 2 years) 6975
Semen freeze - excluding storage, per sample 115
Collection and freezing of eggs - includes AI analysis, (excluding storage) 4125
Embryo freeze - excluding storage 330
Storage of frozen embryos/semen/eggs - annual charge 350
Storage of frozen embryos/semen/eggs - monthly direct debit 26

Additional, optional fees

 

Diagnostic tests and assessments  

Review consultation following an unsuccessful treatment cycle at CARE Free
Review consultation 155
HyCosy diagnostic test 535
MERC (does not include freeze) 300
Counselling within a treatment cycle Free
Counselling – no fee for first three sessions (thereafter per session) 70
Sperm chromosome screening (aneuploidy) 630
Sperm DNA damage (Sperm Comet test) 520
Sperm aneuploidy and DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) 1220
Sperm Oxidative Stress (SOS) Test 100
Monitored cycle 640
Pregnancy scan (not as a result of treatment) 220
Gynaecological scan (not associated with treatment) 220
Fertility Assessment – Female (includes 3D scan) 390
Fertility Assessment - Male 265
Fertility Assessment - Couple (includes 3D scan) 555

Transfer In/Out fees

 

Transfer-in fees  
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from another CARE clinic Free
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from a UK based non-CARE clinic (provided treatment is commenced within one year of transfer) Free
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from an overseas clinic 255
Personal import of donor sperm for named patient (includes up to one year's storage free of charge) 350
CARE arranged courier fees for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos between CARE clinics Please request

 

Transfer-out fees  
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to another CARE clinic Free
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to a UK based non-CARE clinic 255
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to an overseas clinic 975
CARE arranged courier fees for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos between CARE clinics Please request

 

 

Treatment Cancellation Policy

Occasionally treatment cycles are postponed. The information below sets out the most common scenarios and the amount payable in each case:

Frozen embryo replacement, IUI - cancelled at monitoring stage 565
IVF - cancelled at monitoring stage 750
IVF with donated eggs (patients will be charged for drugs used by the donor) - cancelled at monitoring stage 825

 

If a treatment is cancelled post monitoring but before embryo replacement/freeze then a refund will be paid to the patient as follows:

Failed egg recovery - plus HFEA fee 545
Failed fertilization/cleavage 465
Failed frozen embryo thaw - plus HFEA fee 825

Please be aware that CARE reserves the right to amend prices without notice. The prices stated above can only be guaranteed where payment has been received in full.

 

Effective from 1 January 2022.

 

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