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About medical aid

Last update date May 22, 2020

About medical aid by National Assistance Act

Notice
About the handling for drug distribution cost in the exception-like handling of periods such as medical treatment using telephones facing expansion of new coronavirus infectious disease (notice of Health and Social Welfare Bureau life support section manager, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare desk work contact) (PDF: 1,073KB)
About the exception-like handling of periods such as medical treatment using telephones on the occasion of expansion of new coronavirus infectious disease (notice of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) (PDF: 519KB)
About some revisions about "doubt about the medical aid administration point by National Assistance Act" (notice of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare society, War Victims' Relief Bureau protection section manager) (PDF: 141KB)
About partial change of notice matter in mention of medical necessity or not statement of position (PDF: 753KB)
The handling (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare desk work contact) of temporariness of agreement of surgical operation about new coronavirus (PDF: 229KB)
About partial change of the handling of social security which is activated to new coronavirus (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare desk work contact) (PDF: 713KB)
About the handling of social security which is activated to new coronavirus (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare desk work contact) (PDF: 502KB)
About change of calculation method of surgical operation rate (Anma, massage, judo therapy, acupuncture, moxacautery) (PDF: 256KB)
Use principle of generic medicine in social security about becoming of cooperation ask (toward hospital, the clinics ); (PDF: 264KB)
Use principle of generic medicine in social security about becoming of cooperation ask (toward the drugstore); (PDF: 359KB)
Use principle of generic medicine in social security about becoming (where social security is received) (PDF: 634KB)
News (designated medical institution) about surgical operation (PDF: 290KB)
News (master of designated surgical operation) about surgical operation (PDF: 104KB)

With medical aid

With medical aid by National Assistance Act, we pay medical care for person who cannot maintain minimum life for the poverty. (National Assistance Act Article 15)

About designation of medical institution by National Assistance Act

Downloading such as designated applications of medical institution by National Assistance Act

Method of medical aid

Health and Welfare Center of each ward entrusts medical institution which we received with designation by National Assistance Act and, as a general rule, performs medical aid by benefit in kind. (National Assistance Act Article 34, Paragraph 2 of Article 34)

List of National Assistance Act-designated medical institutions

Or but we are published when we are filing for designation because we accept procedure for application or abolition at any time even if not published there are cases filing for of the abolition. For reference, please use.
As for the payment of medical aid, prior application is principle. When the whole social security receipt is received, as a general rule, please consult with charge caseworker before consultation. When you are consulted at time when ward office including holiday and the night is not open, you show identification of request for holiday and night-time medical care and have a medical examination, and please inform charge caseworker of so immediately later.
List of National Assistance Act-designated medical institutions (medical department, Dentistry, drugstore) .xlsx (Excel: 632KB)
List of National Assistance Act-designated medical institutions (medical department) .pdf (PDF: 1,011KB)
List of National Assistance Act-designated medical institutions (Dentistry) .pdf (PDF: 685KB)
List of National Assistance Act-designated medical institutions (drugstore) .pdf (PDF: 670KB)

Medical treatment policy and medical service fees

Medical treatment policy of designated medical institution and medical service fees depend on example of medical service fees of National Health Insurance and medical service fees. In addition, when arrive at eligible people of elderly aged 75 or over medical care, with example of medical treatment policy of elderly aged 75 or over medical care and medical service fees is decided. (National Assistance Act Article 52, Paragraph 2 of Article 52)
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But please be careful as there is the following exception.
○Uninsured combination medical expenses: It is not recognized except a part.
○Prosthetic dentistry: As dental material, use of 14 carats or more gold alloys is not accepted.

Request for medical service fees

When Health and Welfare Center entrusts with medical treatment of patient, we issue medical ticket to medical institution. After receiving this medical ticket, we transfer necessary information to each law common departmental order receipt and request medical institution from social insurance medical service fees payment fund of each metropolis and districts. (Paragraph 4 of National Assistance Act Article 53)

Coverage of medical aid

Medical aid is applied for all diseases.
Employee health insurance or other systems have priority over medical aid, and they are applied on this occasion when they can receive payment by other law. (National Assistance Act Article 4)

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau life Welfare Division life support section

Telephone: 045-671-2403

Telephone: 045-671-2403

Fax: 045-664-0403

E-Mail address [email protected]

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