Why Americord?

Americord Puts Quality First

  • Americord’s commitment to providing superior quality is backed by a $80,000 guarantee.
  • We are registered with the FDA and use an AABB accredited laboratory which has been storing cord blood safely since 1997.
  • We use the only commercially available sterile-exterior, FDA-approved cord blood bags that are suitable for C-sections without adaptors.
  • We use the fastest medical couriers in the U.S. to transport stem cells to our laboratory.
  • Our Medical Director is a leading hematologist and FDA Pediatrics Advisory Committee member, prior Executive Medical Director at ViaCord, and one of the architects of the cord blood stem cell guidelines for NY State Department of Health.

We offer cord blood banking for 50% less than CBR and ViaCord.

  • We do this in part by keeping our sales and marketing costs at a very low percent of revenues.
  • Our prices include the medical courier fee plus 20 years of free cord blood storage.

Americord is committed to research and development.

  • We are pioneering CordAdvantage, a better way to get more stem cells from the placenta.
  • We are partnered with leading institutions to develop new technologies for those who need them most.
  • We reimburse the full cost of cord blood processing and storage should it be required by your child for use in a clinical trial.

Americord is a stable and growing company that you can rely on.

  • We have zero debt.
  • Our revenues are increasing by over 200% annually.

Americord does not sell or use genetic information.

  • Americord is an independent firm.
  • We do not have any parent company or private equity firm influencing the quality of our services or mining patient medical data.

Americord’s $80,000 Quality Guarantee

If your child’s stored cord blood is used in a stem cell transplant and fails to engraft, Americord will pay up to $80,000 to defray the cost of the procurement of an alternate stem cell source if medically indicated.

Please note: Americord Registry's activities are limited to collection of umbilical cord tissue from autogeneic donors. Americord Registry's possession of a New York State license for such collection does not indicate approval or endorsement of possible future uses or future suitability of cells derived from umbilical cord tissue. Cord blood and tissue prices are subject to change. Copyright 2008-2013 Americord Registry LLC Cord Blood Bank. All rights reserved. Americord Registry is headquartered in New York, NY.