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Enrolling and Withdrawing from National Health Insurance

Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section
(1st Floor, Window 10 TEL (087)839-2311)
Each Branch Office and Field Office

People with an address in Takamatsu City who are not covered by their workplace health insurance or mutual aid association must enroll in National Health Insurance.
Registered foreign residents must enroll in national health insurance if they intend to stay in Japan for more than one year.

Item When to do it
When to enroll.
  1. When moving in from another town.
  2. When withdrawn from workplace-based health insurance.
  3. When a child is born.
  4. When welfare support is discontinued.
When to withdraw.
  1. When moving out of town.
  2. When enrolling in workplace-based health insurance.
  3. When someone in the household dies.
  4. When welfare support is begun.
When to register a change.
  1. When the address within town has changed.
  2. When members of a household change (split up or come together)
  3. When the head of household changes or there is a name change.
  4. When a household member moves out of town because of school.

‚óŹNational Health Insurance Procedures to be Completed Before Leaving Japan
When you leave Japan, you can complete your National Health Insurance Withdrawal procedures beforehand by bringing your air or ship ticket with a printed departure date and your reservation ticket to the National Health Insurance Information Desk. However, the reservation ticket must have the registered name of the person leaving the country.

National Health Insurance Types of Benefits

Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section
(1st Floor, Window 7 TEL (087)839-2311)
Each Branch Office and Field Office

Make up payments for: medical expenses, transport costs, high-cost medical expenses, and hospital meal expenses, loans for high-cost medical expenses, lump-sum birth allowance, funeral expenses, special medical examinations, and support programs for physical examinations.
For details on different payments, contact the Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section.

Latter-Stage Elderly Medical Care

Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section
(1st Floor, Window 9 TEL (087)839-2315)
Each Branch Office and Field Office

The Latter-Stage Elderly Medical Care System is managed by the Kagawa Prefectural Regional Association for Latter -Stage Elderly Medical Care (2 Fukuoka-cho Tel. 811-1866), but various reception work, inquiries and insurance payment collection are handled by Takamatsu City. The Latter-Stage Medical Care System applies to the following people:

Latter-Stage Elderly Medical Care applies to the following people:

  • People aged 75 and older with an address in the city.
  • People aged 65 and older with an address in the city and a permanent disability.
* Insurance cards will be provided to and insurance payments levied on each individual insured person.
* enrollment procedures, applications for issuance (and re-issuance) of insurance cards, applications for funeral expenses, and make up payments for medical expenses, transport costs, high-cost medical expenses, and hospital meal expenses can be done at the Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section.

Insurance Fee Payments / Consultations about Payments

Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section
(1st Floor, Window 8 TEL (087)839-2311)
Each Branch Office and Field Office

National Health Insurance and Latter-Stage Elderly Medical Care System payments can be made at City Hall, or at any branch office or liaison office, in addition to your nearest financial institution.
Consultations about special situations or about splitting the payment into installments can be done at the National Health Insurance and Elderly Medical Care Section.

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