• Jiji


The health ministry on Wednesday announced that public health insurance will not cover the preimplantation screening for chromosomal abnormalities of eggs fertilized in vitro.

The proposal was presented to the Central Social Insurance Medical Council, which advises the health minister, ahead of the April start of public health insurance coverage for fertility treatment, including artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization.

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