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Children chronicity identification illness medical care benefits

Last update date August 13, 2020

Important news

[about validity extension correspondence with the outbreak situation of new coronavirus infectious disease] (May 15, 2020)
Measures of extension were taken from Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for validity to evade consultation only for the purpose of the acquisition of medical statement of position of continuation application based on influence of new coronavirus infectious disease.
As a result, we decide to cope as follows at present.

Correspondence policy

・About children chronicity identification illness medical care certificate that validity expires during from March, 2020 to February, 2021, we omit continuation application procedure and decide to follow during period that we extended for one year, and to be able to use identification of recipient who, in fact, is issued by object recipient.

・About thing which has already accepted continuation application, we perform shipment of identification of new recipient as usual now.

・About new application, the suburbs transference, change application, application is necessary as usual. As you accept application by mail, please use. (application method, please confirm "about the following application by mail".)



Notice (PDF: 193KB) from Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Guidance (PDF: 716KB)

About children chronicity identification illness medical care benefits

Among chronic illness of children, it is system that public expenditure does medical expenses (copayment) of child infected with specific disease.
Please put a part of the medical expenses depending on the income situation of family at window of medical institution.

Target illness and target standard

When we do not meet case that is not target illness and target standard, medical care benefits becomes not intended.

Target child

Target child is people under 18 in of Yokohama citizen.
Person who has already become a target of system at 18 years old is available for extension to under 20 years old.

Target illness

Disease group with change, skin disease group, bone system disease in malignant neoplasm, chronic renal disease, chronic respiratory illness, chronic heart trouble, internal secretion disease, collagenosis, diabetes, congenital metabolism is abnormal blood disorder, immune disease, nerve, muscular disorder, chronic digestive organ disease or gene, vasculature disease

About illness authorized newly

Children chronicity identification illness medical expenses subsidy program was carried out in substitution for specific childhood chronic disease from January 1, 2015.
With that, illness more than 200 was authorized newly. Please consult with page of children chronicity identification illness information center or doctor about the details about illness authorized newly.

Application method

Flow of application

  1. We print statement of position of the illness concerned from page of children chronicity identification illness information center.
  2. We have specialist in designation fill in statement of position.
  3. Take required documents in ward office "Health and Welfare Center" of house ino ward. Please fill in applications.
  4. We examine documents which had you apply in Yokohama-shi children chronicity identification illness examination committee
  5. When we meet target standard, we will issue identification of children chronicity identification illness recipient from application for approximately two months.

Required documents

  • Doctor entry finished statement of position
  • Health insurance card of patient
  • Seal
  • Others

As necessary documents vary according to conditions, please refer to ward office "Health and Welfare Center" of house ino ward for other documents.

About application by mail

Based on emergency declaration having new coronavirus infectious disease, we accept application by mail temporarily.
Because required documents varies according to the situation, about children chronicity identification illness system, you contact Children and Families Support Division of ward to live, and, after checking required documents, please submit to children with each ward Children and Families Support Division chronicity identification illness medical care benefits charge. (we can confirm Address of each ward office in "page of each ward office" of the lower page.)

In addition, we can download statement of position every illness that doctor fills in in the case of application from page of the children chronicity identification illness information center mentioned above.

About Yokohama-shi designated medical institution and designated medicine

As a general rule, from January 1, 2015 treatment of children chronicity identification illness will have a medical examination with designated medical institution (case filing for in emergency is excluded).
In addition, we cannot make children chronicity identification illness statement of position if it is not designated medicine.
Please confirm designated medicine to work to medical institution (hospital, drugstore, temporary nursing at home station) with the location and medical institution located in Yokohama-shi in Yokohama-shi from medical institution (hospital, drugstore, temporary nursing at home) and designated medicine list.

This list is updated regularly. Please refer to medical institution directly now as you may be going through the procedure more even if there is not notice when there is not notice.

About application that there is no only widow (husband) subtraction

We do only widow (husband) subtraction, and application is carried out on deciding the amount of self-pay upper limit of designated medical expenses based on the incurable disease method and children chronicity identification illness medical expenses based on the Child Welfare Law from September, 2018.
When we let the next important matter fill both and need in household, we consider and may become a target of application.

  • Legal person who became father or mother without marrying
  • Person who does not marry in the present (at the time of application and the pre-end of the year)
  • In addition, person who corresponds to requirements like deduction for widows in the tax law

In this case may be decided more in hierarchy division with a little self-pay.
For more details, you see brochure, and please refer to window.

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau life Welfare Division medical assistance section

Telephone: 045-671-4115

Telephone: 045-671-4115

Fax: 045-664-0403

E-Mail address [email protected]

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