New fertility treatment rebate

A new fertility treatment rebate of $2,000 is now available. Women who have undergone an eligible procedure from 1 October 2022 may submit a claim.

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Introduction

The Pre-IVF Fertility Testing Rebate helps eligible NSW residents cover the costs of fertility testing.  

If you have incurred out-of-pocket costs for eligible fertility tests after 1 October 2019, you can apply for a one-time $500 rebate.

Note: For applications made after 1 January 2023, the rebate amount is $250, regardless of when you undertook the tests

You can only apply for the rebate once.

Before you apply

Ask your fertility specialist to:

The following specialists can confirm your eligibility for the rebate:

  • obstetricians and gynaecologists
  • obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound
  • reproductive endocrinology and infertility
  • urologists
  • endocrinologists.

Eligibility

To apply you must:

  • be a NSW resident
  • be a woman (eligible fertility tests may be for a man or a woman, but only women can submit an application for the rebate)
  • have been referred for eligible fertility tests by a general practitioner or a specialist
  • have a receipt for an out-of-pocket cost for one of the following pre-IVF fertility tests after 1 October 2019:
    • Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) test
    • pelvic ultrasound
    • ovulation test
    • semen analysis.

What you need

  • a MyServiceNSW Account 
  • your Medicare Card as proof of identity
  • the name of your fertility specialist
  • the Pre-IVF Fertility Testing Rebate form – PDF completed by your specialist (not your GP). If you’re claiming for a man’s or male donor’s fertility test, they must also sign the form
  • one receipt showing out-of-pocket costs for eligible fertility testing (only one receipt and this can be for less than the rebate amount)
  • your bank account details for the electronic funds transfer. 

How to apply

  1. Check the eligibility requirements.
  2. Select the ‘Apply online’ button. 
  3. Log in, or create your MyServiceNSW Account. 
  4. Follow the prompts to apply for the rebate. 

More information

  • Once your application has been successfully reviewed and approved, you’ll receive the rebate in your nominated bank account within 28 days.
  • The rebate can only be claimed for out-of-pocket costs after claims from Medicare have been made.
  • The Pre-IVF Fertility Testing Rebate is available until 31 December 2027.
  • Service NSW stores the health data you provide, including which specialist you’re seeing and that you’ve had a fertility test. To validate your application, Service NSW employees will review your uploaded ‘Pre-IVF Fertility Testing Rebate’ and receipt.
Last updated: 25 July 2022