INDEPENDENT GC SCREENING AND PARTIAL SUPPORT OPTIONS
GC SCREENING PACKAGES
Note: When engaging CFC for screening services, you must select at least the Level 1, Basic Pre-Screening Package.
LEVEL 1 – $3,000: BASIC PRE-SCREENING (PER GC)
Initial consultation with Intended Parents
Review surrogate application & conduct phone interview with surrogate candidate
Criminal background check for surrogate candidate and spouse/partner
Collect CFC form from surrogate candidate’s OB/GYN
Collect candidate’s prior pregnancy and delivery records and submit to Intended Parents’ IVF Center, along with surrogate application and OB/GYN form, for determination as to whether she GC candidate is approved to move forward.
LEVEL 2 – $4,000: ENHANCED PRE-SCREENING (PER GC)
All of the above
In-depth references and reference write-ups (Client will receive written questions and answers from references.)
LEVEL 3 – $6,000: ENHANCED PLUS PRE-SCREENING (PER GC)
All of the above
In-home interview with surrogate candidate by CFC team member, including written report with photos.
ADD INSURANCE REVIEW TO ANY SCREENING PACKAGE: $400 (PER POLICY REVIEW)
$100 to CFC for coordination
$300 pass-through to ARTRisk for policy review
CASE MANAGEMENT SUPPORT OPTIONS:
Note: If Client wishes to engage CFC for case management, CFC services will also include preparation of the GC Agreement, as we put many of our parent protections into the contract.
ASSIST IN SCHEDULING AND PROVIDE SUPPORT THROUGH MEDICAL & PSYCH SCREENING – $2,950 (PER GC)
Plus any fees to third parties to be paid directly by IPs to providers.
Client and GC Candidate are assigned a dedicated case manager to facilitate the process upon match; services include concierge services such as arranging transportation and lodging for GC, and advising client on next steps, and appreciation gifts. Please note that if Client changes IVF Centers at any time, a duplicate fee will apply.
SUPPORT PARENTS AND GC CYCLING THROUGH FIRST TRANSFER – $2,950 (PER GC)
Includes concierge services and client support as described above.
Second cycle and transfer: $1,500
Note: Client pays before first cycle; if not needed, credited to Surrogacy Expense Account. Support for cycles beyond 2nd will be invoiced at $1,000 each.
SUPPORT PARENTS AND GC THROUGHOUT PREGNANCY – $2,950 (PER GC)
Designated case manager communicates with GC and Client and provides proactive support throughout the pregnancy.
HOSPITAL BIRTH PLAN – $1,500 (PER GC & PER HOSPITAL)
CFC contacts point person at delivery hospital and works out key details of delivery to ensure that Client can be present for delivery and have medical decision-making authority, discharge rights, and the bands tied to the child. CFC also requests a hospital room for the parents.
LEGAL SUPPORT OPTIONS:
PREPARE AND NEGOTIATE GC AGREEMENT: $3,950 (PER GC)
Required if any of the above case management support service options are selected, but also available without support services.
PETITION FOR PARENTAGE (PER GC):
MD or DC
$3,650 Fee to CFC for court filing to have Client declared the legal parent
$300 for court filing costs
For Virginia deliveries, CFC files the Surrogate Consent & Report Form in the VA Office of Vital Records,
along with necessary attachments (e.g., IVF Clinic affidavit). This is an administrative process only. CFC will
file jointly on behalf of Client and GC.
$2,000 Fee to CFC for Filing to Declare Client as Legal Parent in Virginia
$300 for filing costs
STATES WHERE CFC ATTORNEY IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE LEGAL BAR
$1,650 to CFC for oversight of court filing to have Client declared the legal parent
Actual fees and costs for out-of-state attorney and court costs (estimated at approximately $4,000 representation/$500 court costs