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2018-4-12

I would like to know more about Shoni Iryohi Josei Seido.

No.40070

I would like to find out more about Shoni Iryohi Josei Seido (the medical expense subsidy program for children).

Answer

Shoni Iryohi Josei Seido (the medical expense subsidy program for children) is a program that subsidizes out-of-pocket medical expenses for children from the age of 0 years old who have health insurance and so on living in Kawasaki City until they graduate from junior high school (excluding the standard coverage of dietary treatment). However, to children who is 1 year old or older, there is restriction on income of their parents. (Please refer to FAQ40189 for more details.)
Additionally, this program has different scope of subsidy by age of children.

1. 0 years old to 6th grade of elementary school
(1) Scope of the subsidy
It's for copayment of hospitalization and outpatient treatment.
(2) Items required for the claim
(a) Kenko Hokenshou (health insurance card)
(b) Seal (inkan) (using a stamper with vermilion ink (shuniku))
(c) Proof of income (required when the child is 1 year old or older. Please refer to FAQ40184 for more details.)
 *Depending on conditions of families, we may ask other documents that we consider is necessary.
*The date of effect will be the birth date or the date of move-in.
(3) How to use the program
After a qualification screening, Iryoushou (medical care card) will be provided after certified.
When visiting a doctor, please show Iryoushou (medical care card) with Kenko Hokenshou (health insurance card) at the reception counter of such medical institution.
Generally, you do not need to pay doctor's bill.
(4)Service Counter to claim
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy of NHI and Pension Division of each ward office and NHI and Pension Support Desk at Citizens Center of each branch office
(5) Office Hours
Mon. through Fri. from 8:30am to 5:00pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays (only at the ward offices) from 8:30am to 0:30pm
2. Junior High School Students
(1) Scope of the subsidy
It's for copayment of hospitalization. (What is not covered by health insurance such as bed fees and documents fee is out of the scope of the subsidy.)
(2) Items required
(a) Kenko Hokensho (health insurance card)
(b) Proof of income (Please refer to FAQ40184 for more details.)
(c) Receipts issued by medical institutions
(d) Bankbook of the applicant or any document that shows the applicant's account number.
(e) A grant notification for high-cost medical care expenses (Kougaku Iryohi Shikyu Kettei Tsuchisho) (only if required)
(3) How to use
Iryoushou (medical care card) is not issued.
After paying a medical bill to a medical institution, please claim as soon as possible on or after the 1st of the following month of the month that you see a doctor.
(For the bills before March, 2017)
Please claim within a year from the 1st of the following month of the month that you see a doctor.
(For the bills after April, 2017)
Please claim as soon as possible in or after the following month of the month that you see a doctor. It becomes invalid after 5 years from the day when you visit a doctor, and it won't be able to be subsidized.
(4) Service Counter to claim
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy of NHI and Pension Division of each ward office and NHI and Pension Support Desk at Citizens Center of each branch office
(5) Office Hours
Mon. through Fri. from 8:30 to 5:00pm

For More Informtaion, Please Contact

Please contact in your area.

Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Kawasaki Ward Office
Phone: 044-201-3277
NHI and Pension Support Desk at Citizens Center, Daishi Branch Office Phone: 044-271-0159
NHI and Pension Support Desk at Citizens Center, Tajima Branch Office Phone: 044-322-1987
Support Desk of NHI / Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Saiwai Ward Office
Phone: 044-556-6722
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Nakahara Ward Office
Phone: 044-744-3202
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Takatsu Ward Office
Phone: 044-861-3178
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Miyamae Ward Office
Phone: 044-856-3275
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Tama Ward Office
Phone: 044-935-3231
Support Desk of NHI/ Medical Expense Subsidy, NHI and Pension Division, Residents Service Department, Asao Ward Office
Phone: 044-965-5264
Medical Expense Subsidy Support Desk, Children and Household Support Division, the Department of Children Support, Bureau of the Future of Children
Phone: 044-200-2695