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2016-9-29

I want to know about Lump-Sum Childbirth Allowance for insured by national health insurance.

No.40064

I want to know about Lump-Sum Childbirth Allowance for insured person covered by the national health insurance.

Answer

When an insured person covered by the national health insurance gives birth, the Lump-Sum childbirth allowance is paid.

The amount of the allowance 420,000 yen

<Direct Payment System>
When you make a document agreement containing the intention to use the Direct Payment System with a medical institution or a midwifery home, such medical institutions, etc. will charge directly to Kawasaki City.
If you did not use the system, or the amount of the bill is below the amount of the allowance, you are able to apply for the Lump-Sum Childbirth Allowance at a service counter in a ward office.

* There are some facilities that you cannot use the Direct Payment System. In case where it is difficult to pay necessary expenses for delivery, please consult with NHI and Pension Division at ward offices or the Support Desk of NHI and Pension at the ward branch office's Citizens Center.

<Required Items when applying at the service counter in a ward office>
National Health Insurance Card
The document agreement for the Direct Payment System (which is made with a medical institution or a midwifery home)
Receipt/statements issued by medical institutions
Seal (for ink pads, Stamp seals are not acceptable.)
Birth Certificate (the Mother and Child Health Handbook ("boshi kenko techo"), a birth certificate that a doctor issues, etc.)
Passbook of a bank, etc., or any documents that contains about the content of your account
Even in case of stillbirth or miscarriage at 12 weeks old or older, the allowance is still paid. Please bring a doctor's certificate in such case.

* When you gave birth within six months after resigning your job (however, only if you had been employed continuously for a period of a year or more.), you may receive the Lump-Sum Childbirth Allowance from the health insurance that you enrolled before, so please check. However, in such case, you cannot receive the allowance from the national health insurance redundantly.

*It becomes invalid in two years after giving birth, and you cannot claim the allowance at the service counter. Therefore, if needed, please apply earlier as much as possible.

For More Informtaion, Please Contact

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