Carolina Conceptions receives IRB approval to study on new egg freezing technology Carolina Conceptions, an infertility practice in Raleigh, NC, announces IRB approval to commence a study on egg freezing – a more recent technology that is growing in demand. While embryo and sperm freezing have already been the standard of care for decades, egg freezing has been slower to achieve the same level of achievement. Unlike fertilized eggs and sperm, which thaw well, the larger egg contains a considerable amount of cytoplasm, and is more delicate and sensitive to ice crystal development.That's one of the reasons consumers and competitors are awaiting plan details and costs eagerly, which Colorado authorities plan to unveil Wednesday. For the present time, Colorados Commissioner of Insurance Jim Riesberg says he's amazed that 19 health insurance companies wish to vie for business here . California Healthline: How Exchange Hopes TO ATTAIN Enrollees Covered California exchange officials on Tuesday awarded $37 million in outreach grants to 48 community-based organizations. Those combined groups all have a wide reach, and represent a much larger bloc of community institutions, relating to Peter Lee, executive director of the California Wellness Benefit Exchange, now referred to as Covered California.