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Provide prenatal examinations and special examinations of genetic health subsidized programs for spouses of new immigrants with households registered in Taipei City

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Healthy pregnancy and maternity check services

1.Pre-pregnancy health check after marriage

Married husband or wife who has not given birth to first child.

1.Women: 8 checkups of urine test, German measles antibody, varicella antibody, blood routine test, syphilis screening, HIV screening, thyroid stimulating hormone and lupus erythematosus.

2.Men: 5 checkups of urine test, blood routine test, syphilis screening, HIV screening and semen analysis.

Subsidy for women is NT$ 1595 dollars per case.

For men is NT$ 655 dollars per case. (excluding registration and inspection fees.)

List of Taipei City authorized institutions, please search on the web page of Department of Health in the area “Pregnancy benefits” for inquiry, or dial 1999 ext. 1813.

2. Down’s syndrome screening for pregnant women

Choose one of the following subsidies:
1.First trimester screening for Down’s syndrome (fetal nuchal translucency ultrasound and maternal serum screening) : 11~13 weeks pregnant women who register households in Taipei.

2. Second trimester screening for Down’s syndrome (maternal serum screening) : 14~20 weeks pregnant women who register households in Taipei.

Choose one of the following subsidies:
1.First trimester screening for Down’s syndrome is subsidized at NT$2200 dollars per case.

2. Second trimester screening for Down’s syndrome is subsidized at NT$ 1000 dollars per case.
(excluding registration and inspection fees.)

List of Taipei City authorized institutions (including Taipei City Hospital), please search on the web page of Department of Health in the area “Pregnancy benefits” for inquiry, or dial 1999 ext. 1813.

Prenatal examination subsidy

1.Prenatal examination fee

1. Subsidy object are foreigns or people from Mainland China who didn’t join national health insurance before household registrations. It will be conducted according to the procedures of this program based on the household locations of the ROC spouses.

2.Subsidy for 10 times per child.

Medical institution:

3,465 dollars

Clinic:

2,935 dollars.

For more information, please check the website of Department of Health in the area “Care for new Immigrants ”, or dial 1999 ext. 1834.

2. Prenatal genetic diagnosis

With the following conditions: (screening proof must be attached):
1. Pregnant women over the age of 34.
2.Pregnant women are diagnosed or proved with one of the following conditions.
(1) Oneself or spouse suffers from genetic diseases.
(2) Had given birth to abnormal children.
(3) Family of genetic diseases.
3. Maternal serum screening is suspected with risky probability of chromosomal abnormalities greater than 1/270.
4 By ultrasound screening of pregnant women, it shows the probability of fetal abnormalities.

NT$5000 dollars for Inspection fee of Amniotic Fluid Analysis. (Pregnant women over 34 years old of low-income households or had given birth to abnormal children, institutions will perform a exemption of NT$ 3500 dollars of inspection fee.
(Excluding the registration fee and examination fee, required to pay the difference)

1.Genetic disease testing institutions approved by the central competent authority.

2. For more information, please check the website of Department of Health under the link of “Health care regulations / Exemption and subsidy measures of genetic health care”, or dial 1999 ext. 1834.

3. Beta Strep Testing for pregnant women

Pregnant women of pregnancy between 35th weeks to 37th weeks will be provided one beta strep testing with following conditions:

1.Pregnant women with ROC nationality.
2.Subsidy objects are foreigns or people from Mainland China have not done household registration, It will be conducted according to the procedures of this program based on the household locations of the ROC spouses.

NT$ 500 dollars
(Excluding the registration fee and examination fee, required to pay the difference)

For more information, please check the website of Department of Health in the area “maternal and fetal eugenics”, or dial 1999 ext. 1815.

Newborn subsidy

1. Newborn hearing screening

Newborns within three months whose father or mother has a family register in this country.

NT$ 700 dollars
(Excluding the registration fee and examination fee)

1. Carry out in Hearing Screening Special Clinics.

2. More related information please inquire about in the special zone of Health Bureau website 「Women’s and Children’s Healthy Birth」or dial 1999 turn to 7112.
2.Screening for critical congenital heart disease in the newborns

1. Newborns within the past 7 days in the hospitals contracted with the city.

100 dollars

1. Performed in screening for critical congenital heart disease in the newborns at the contracted medical institutions.

2. For information, please visit the website of Department of Health, go to “Women and Children Eugenics” section or call 1999 extension 7112.