Law and Pregnancy: Benefits Repaid

To benefit from the reimbursement of certain benefits, it is necessary to respect the 7 obligatory prenatal examinations, the first of which before 14 weeks of amenorrhea.

During a period beginning 4 months before the expected date of delivery and ending 12 months after delivery, all medical, pharmaceutical, laboratory and laboratory tests, apparatus and hospitalization expenses whether or not pregnancy, childbirth and its consequences are fully covered by the maternity insurance.

Outside this period, certain acts can be taken care of 100% from the pregnancy declaration :
> Examinations made by a doctor or a midwife, and laboratory examinations (rubella, toxoplasmosis, blood type ...).
> The HIV testing (AIDS) that is offered to the pregnant woman after information on the risks of contamination.
> Amniocentesis subject to the prior agreement of the medical service of the fund.
> Childbirth preparation sessions (but by all kinds of childbirth preparation classes, the best is to ask before).
> The perineal reeducation sessions.

The delivery fees are reimbursed at 100% and the costs of stay in the hospital or in a clinic under agreement within the limit of 12 days.

Three ultrasounds are recommended, including two at 12 and 22 weeks of amenorrhea, reimbursed at 70%; then one to 32 weeks fully refunded. In case of pregnancy at risk for the mother or the child, other ultrasounds can be prescribed and supported subject to the prior agreement of the medical service of the fund.

After childbirth are supported 100%:
> Postpartum examination within 8 weeks postpartum by a doctor or midwife if the pregnancy was under normal conditions
> The eight exams for the first year of the child's life, the three exams in his second year of life as well as the six-month exams until he is six years old.
> The hospitalization costs of the newborn.
> Care delivered in a health facility within thirty days of birth.

To note: Are also supported for the future dad a general examination accompanied by complementary examinations including the screening of the HIV (AIDS).

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