Budget impact of incorporating non-invasive prenatal testing in prenatal screening for Down syndrome in Turkey


ÖKEM Z. G. , ÖRGÜL G. , TARI KASNAKOĞLU B., Cakar M., BEKSAÇ M. S.

HEALTH POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY, cilt.8, ss.402-407, 2019 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.hlpt.2019.10.003
  • Dergi Adı: HEALTH POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.402-407

Özet

Objectives: To provide information to the government about the budget impact of implementing non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) into prenatal screening strategies to detect Down syndrome (DS) in singleton pregnancies in Turkey; the likely costs or savings associated with NIPT in comparison to the current practice were calculated.