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Retiree Health Care System

Last update date December 7, 2018


With Retiree Health Care System

Medical expenses burdens of National Health Insurance increase by retired employee moving to National Health Insurance from employee health insurance such as companies after the Retirement which the medical need is sublimed into. Payment costs for Retirement person insured and the dependent (medical expenses except contribution of person insured) are served by grant from employee health insurance such as companies separately from general person insured to correct difference between such a medical insurance system.
About calculation method of premium and payment with Retirement person insured and general person insured is not different, but when Retiree Health Care System is not applied appropriately, invite increase of medical expenses which national health insurance bears, and is connected for extra increase of premium burden. Therefore, please report one corresponding to Retiree Health Care System in National Health Insurance members by all means.

Target person

One that becomes Retirement person insured (the person)

By March 31, 2015, one fitting all of next conditions becomes Retirement person insured (the person).
(1) We take out National Health Insurance.
(2) It is not 65 years or older.
(3) There is participation period of the employed pension such as Employee Pension Plan (Kosei Nenkin), mutual pension (or to after 40 years old more than ten years) more than 20 years and can receive supply such as old age public welfare (Retirement mutual aid) pension , old age (Retirement) pension , old age (Retirement) pension in total.
※During participation period of National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin), we do not become a target of calculation.

One that becomes dependent

One fitting all of next conditions becomes dependent of Retirement person insured.
(1) We take out National Health Insurance.
(2) It is not 65 years or older.
(3) It applies to relation of the chart below.
(4) It becomes household where is the same as Retirement person insured.
(5) We maintain living by Retirement person insured (the person), and income amount of money (※) over the next one year is less than 1.3 million yen (with less than 1.8 million yen in one 60 years or older, one of person with a physical disability).
※Public pension or unemployment insurance point at net total of income amount of money that we included, too. In addition, temporary incomes such as the retirement bonus do not include.
Range of dependent
But spouse (including the death) is detected only in father, mother, child of spouse and spouse at the time of non-notice.

Method of report

One corresponding to Retiree Health Care System has next, and please tell ward office. The said day is from the day when entitlement of pension occurred.

Thing necessary for report

  • Rente, decision notification (supply decision notification)
  • Private seal (thing using vermilion)
  • Health insurance card (when we have already taken out National Health Insurance)
  • Qualification loss certificate (when we take out National Health Insurance newly) of insurance in front
  • Identity verification documents

Inquiry to this page

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

Telephone: 045-671-2421

Telephone: 045-671-2421

Fax: 045-664-0403

E-Mail address

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