beginning in the eleventh week Pregnant women by genetic testing of your unborn baby to trisomy disorders test. In the future, health insurance companies could pay for this investigation. Discussion about ethical issues.
women with a so-called high-risk pregnancy in the future should get a genetic test for trisomy-diseases of the ungeboreren child's health insurance paid for.
The Joint Federal Committee (G-BA), the highest decision-making body in the health sector, initiated a formal process in which, among other things, scientific professional societies, the Federal chamber of physicians and of the German ethics Council comments to make. After testing a final decision on the test should fall as the Fund performance is expected in the summer.