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Payment of childbirth childcare lump sum

Last update date September 2, 2019

When we gave birth member of National Health Insurance, childbirth childcare lump sum is paid.

Allowance ..., 420,000 yen
<note 1> In the case of stillbirth, miscarriage, it is paid if pregnancy 12 weeks or more.
<note 2> In where we delivered company within six months after Retirement, childbirth childcare lump sum is paid from employee health insurance which we joined before (but it is limited when it continues more than one year and worked at company). Depending on employee health insurance, there may be more allowance than National Health Insurance because we perform original fringe benefits. Please confirm corresponded to in employee health insurance which you joined before (when you are paid from employee health insurance, you are not paid from National Health Insurance).

Application method of childbirth childcare lump sum

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1.It is payment system childbirth childcare 1:00 money directly

It is system that medical facilities perform in substitution for householder by performing contract procedure in medical facilities to deliver with receipt with request procedure for childbirth childcare lump sum which family nurturer performs. Because childbirth childcare lump sum is paid to medical institutions directly, in childbirth expenses, payment at the time of discharge becomes needless about 420,000 yen (in the case of the outside targeted for obstetrics medical care compensation system 404,000 yen) minute.

In addition, we are provided with for balance with 420,000 yen by applying to ward office Insurance and Pension Division of ward to live when childbirth expense is less than childbirth childcare lump sum equivalency sum (420,000 yen).

Please inquire whether childbirth planned medical institutions support payment system directly to medical institutions directly.

Thing necessary for application at the time of the balance supply

  • Health insurance card
  • Private seal (by family nurturer name thing using vermilion)
  • Mother and child health handbook
  • We can confirm bank book or transfer
  • Documents (receipt, statement) which prove childbirth expense issued by medical institutions
  • Agreement document (thing with mention of that "we use payment system directly") to exchange with medical institutions

2.Childbirth childcare lump sum receipt substitution system

Childbirth plan makes country-designated application in (conduct needs report to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) such as medical institutions enforcing receipt substitution system and is system entrusting medical institutions with about receipt of childbirth childcare lump sum more by reporting to ward office Insurance and Pension Division of ward to live for in front of less than two months on the expected date.
In childbirth expenses, payment at the time of discharge becomes needless about 420,000 yen (in the case of the outside targeted for obstetrics medical care compensation system 404,000 yen) minute to receive this commission, and to provide from insurer to medical institutions with childbirth childcare lump sum.

In addition, for balance with 420,000 yen is paid when childbirth expense is less than childbirth childcare lump sum equivalency sum (420,000 yen).

Please inquire whether childbirth planned medical institutions support receipt substitution system to medical institutions directly.

3.When we apply to ward office directly

As it is at statute of limitations in two years from the next day on day when we paid in full, and payment of childbirth childcare lump sum application cannot apply to payment of overseas medical expenses application for treatment costs each from the next day of childbirth day, please be careful.

In the case of childbirth in Japan

You have next, and please apply to ward office Insurance and Pension Division of ward to live.

  • Health insurance card
  • Private seal (by family nurturer name thing using vermilion)
  • Mother and child health handbook
  • We can confirm bank book or transfer
  • Documents (receipt, statement) which prove childbirth expense issued by medical institutions
  • Agreement document (thing with mention of that "we do not use payment system directly") to exchange with medical institutions

In the case of childbirth in foreign countries

It was delivered, and there is Address in Yokohama-shi, and it becomes requirements of supply to take out National Health Insurance of Yokohama-shi on childbirth day.
You have next, and please apply to ward office Insurance and Pension Division of ward to live.

  • Health insurance card
  • Private seal (by family nurturer name thing using vermilion)
  • We can confirm bank book or transfer
  • Written consent (ward office is ready.)
  • Documents (as for the certificates of doctor.which prove fact that we delivered Please attach Japanese translation.) ※1
  • The original of passport (passport) of treated person


※1 birth registration form has been submitted and can omit when child has been already listed in resident certificate.

※Attention※
Stayed in abroad may be against participation requirements of National Health Insurance and we sail up and may lose qualifications for a long term. It is temporary childbirth making a voyage to be targeted for supply. When you give birth abroad, please fill in written consent of the field which you delivered in what you may confirm to medical institution about application contents. In fact, about payment of childbirth childcare lump sum application from person insured in foreign countries, please go after returning home. In addition, we do not perform remittances from Yokohama-shi to foreign territory.

Payment of overseas medical expenses application

As normal delivery is out of insurance, in the case of childbirth, you will be expected to pay at own expense, but may refund as foreign countries medical expenses by applying to ward office Insurance and Pension Division of ward to live after it was gone back because parts such as operation costs are targeted for medical service under health insurance when it is dystocia such as cesarean operations.

For more information about documents necessary for application of overseas medical expenses, procedure method, please refer to linked "time when 5 was treated for medical institution by disease and injury abroad".

News about obstetrics medical care compensation system

This system is compensation system for child of cerebral palsy that occurred in conjunction with delivery pregnancy 22 weeks or more, and expectant mothers are systems that hospital, clinics and assistant delivery room join to deliver in peace.
About medical institution taking out obstetrics medical care compensation system, please confirm homepage (the outside site) of obstetrics medical care compensation system.

Inquiry about procedure

Please refer to ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section of ward to live.

List of references of each ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section
Inquiry by emailPhone number
Tsurumi Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-510-1810
Kanagawa Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-411-7126
Nishi Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-320-8427, 045-320-8428
Naka Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-224-8317, 045-224-8318
Minami Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-341-1128
Konan Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-847-8423
Hodogaya Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-334-6338
Asahi Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-954-6138
Isogo Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-750-2428
Kanazawa Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-788-7838, 045-788-7839
Kohoku Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-540-2351
Midori Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-930-2344
Aoba Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-978-2337
Tsuzuki Ward   Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-948-2336, 045-948-2337
Totsuka Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-866-8450
Sakae Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-894-8426
Izumi Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-800-2425, 045-800-2426, 045-800-2427
Seya Ward Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section045-367-5727, 045-367-5728

Inquiry to this page

Health and Social Welfare Bureau life Welfare Division Insurance and Pension Division

Telephone: 045-671-2423

Telephone: 045-671-2423

Fax: 045-664-0403 (to ward office as for the inquiry about procedure mentioned above please contact)

E-Mail address [email protected]

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