Congenital Metabolic Disorder Test

  1. Health Data
  2. Health Screening
  3. Congenital Metabolic Disorder Test

Examination recipients

Babies born in the same year

Examination items

50 types of tandem mass including 6 kinds (phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, homocystinuria, maple syrup urine disease, galactosemia, congenital adrenal hyperplasia)

Criteria for support

Health insurance applied starting October 1, 2018 (no deductible for examination during hospitalization after birth)

Cost of support

  • Screening test: 2 KRW 0,000-50,000 (deductible) ← Provided once if the examination is conducted in the outpatient clinic (after discharge)
  • Below 180% of the standard median income (income classification not applicable for families with 2 or more children)
  • Where the examination is conducted in the outpatient clinic after discharge, only cases where the examination is conducted within 1 month after birth are accepted
  • Definitive diagnosis exam: KRW 70,000 regardless of income classification

Income distinction standard

Income distinction standard - Number of family members, Income classification, Employment insured, Self-employment insured, Mixed insured
Number of family members Income classification Employment insured Self-employment insured Mixed insured
1 3,073,000 99,935 86,261 101,018
2 5,232,000 169,191 174,163 171,897
3 6,768,000 222,133 239,780 226,441
4 8,304,000 272,807 297,628 283,533
5 9,841,000 326,151 355,813 348,036
6 11,377,000 378,988 413,866 410,509

Income distinction standard

Health insurance deductible: excluding senior citizen long-term nursing insurance fees

Selection of child patients subject to management, and management of child patients

  • Child patients under the age of 19 who have been diagnosed with congenital metabolic disorders and are deemed to be in need of medical support such as specially prescribed powdered milk, etc.
  • Provision of specially prescribed powdered milk, low-protein rice, and medical expenses according to the illness of the registered child patient

Documents to submit when applying

Application (including personal information consent form), original copy of receipt, copy of detailed medical expense report, scanned copy of bankbook

Contact

Guro Public Health Center Regional Health Department+82-2-860-2275