"Expansion of infertility treatment subsidy system to conclude immediately" Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Tamura, October 11, 12:17
Regarding infertility treatment, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Tamura said in NHK's "Sunday Debate" that the couple's income is less than 7.3 million yen regarding the expansion of the subsidy system to be considered as a support measure until the insurance coverage is expanded. He expressed his intention to draw conclusions immediately, including the relaxation of restrictions.
Among them, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Tamura said about the insurance coverage of infertility treatment, "Clinics and medical institutions have made their own technology, and it is not possible to cover all of them.
How much insurance should be applied or combined with insurance medical treatment We must firmly design the system, including whether or not to include it in the "non-insurance combined medical treatment" that can be done. "
On that basis, regarding the expansion of the subsidy system to be considered as a support measure until the insurance coverage is expanded, "Income restrictions have been gradually raised, but in urban areas, households exceeding 7.3 million yen when working as a couple Is normal. I would like to discuss how to expand and what to do with common-law marriage as soon as possible and come to a conclusion. ”The income limit of the couple's income is less than 7.3 million yen. He expressed his intention to draw conclusions as soon as possible, including mitigation.
In addition, Minister Tamura said, "Prime Minister Suga must also create an environment that can provide not only financial support but also fertility treatment," and is a forum for discussions under the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Cabinet Office. I want to create an environment for the workplace as soon as possible. "