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2016-9-29

I want to know more about the National Health Insurance System.

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1 National Health Insurance (NHI)
(1)The Elements of the System: This is a regional health insurance system designed for those who are not insured by the health insurance provided by work places such as companies, factories, government offices, etc. Those who have an address in Kawasaki City (including foreign residents covered by Basic Resident Registration System) other than those who are insured by the health insurance by work places, covered by Medical Care System for People Aged 75 and over, or those who are on welfare must enroll.
(2)Target :
(a) Those who are not insured by the health insurance by work place.
(b) Those who have an address in Kawasaki City. (Including foreign residents covered by Basic Resident Registration System)
(c) Those who are not covered by the Medical Care System for People Aged 75 and over.
(d) Those who are not on welfare.
2 The Retiree Health Care System
(1 The Elements of the System: If you are insured by NHI and eligible to be paid pension through welfare pension, Mariners' Insurance, or any mutual benefit associations after a long service for a company, government office, etc., the Retiree Health Care System will be adopted to you and your dependents until the age of 65.
(2)Target: Those who fall under any of two conditions of the following, and their family who are insured by NHI and aged under 65.
・Those who are qualified recipient of pension through welfare pension, Mariners' Insurance, or any mutual benefit associations. (The duration of a pension subscription is more than 20 years, or 10 years or more after turning 40 years old.
・Those who are insured or had been insured by the National Health Insurance by the time of March 31 2015 after obtaining a right to receive pension.
3 The Medical Care System for People Aged 75 and over
(1)The Elements of the System:Those who are over 75 years old, or those who sre 65 and older and have been certified as being with specified disabilities will lose the qualification of NHI, and have enrolled in the "Medical Care System for People Aged 75 and over". A person aged over 75 does not need to proceed any procedures upon the enrollment. By the 75th birthday, you will receive a certificate of the healthcare system mentioned here.
(2)Target: Those who are 75 years old or older (With specified disabilities, 65 or older.)

For More Informtaion, Please Contact

【National Health Insurance/The Retiree Health Care System】

NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Kawasaki Ward Office Phone: 044-201-3151
Support Desk of NHI and Pension, Citizens Center, Daishi Branch Office  Phone: 044-271-0159
Support Desk of NHI and Pension, Citizens Center, Tajima Branch Office  Phone: 044-322-1987
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Saiwai Ward Office Phone: 044-556-6620            
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Nakahara Ward Office Phone: 044-744-3201
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Takatsu Ward Office Phone: 044-861-3174      
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Miyamae Ward Office Phone: 044-856-3156
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Tama Ward Office Phone: 044-935-3164
NHI Qualification/Assessment Desk, NHI and Pension Division, Asao Ward Office Phone: 044-965-5189