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Subsidies for Medical Expenses for Pediatric Treatment

Last update date April 1, 2019

Notice

Object of the going to hospital furtherance was extended

From April, 2019, age targeted for the going to hospital furtherance was extended from "to sixth grader" by "to ninth grader". There is window burden to 500 yen in going to hospital once like child of elementary school 4.5.6 year student about raw child in extended target junior high school 1.2.3 year (except outside Parliament drugstore (charge for medicine) and hospitalization).
※There are income restrictions like current system.

To all of medical institutions

With Subsidies for Medical Expenses for Pediatric Treatment

When child who there is address in Yokohama-shi, and joins employee health insurance had a medical examination to medical institution for disease and injury, it is system to support co-payment of medical service under health insurance according to age. There are income restrictions of protector so that child one year or older receives the pediatric care furtherance.
(if hospital room not covered by a health insurance plan charges and document charges, physical checkup of hospitalization are with insurance payment, few thing is the outside targeted for the furtherance.)

Age and the furtherance targeted for Subsidies for Medical Expenses for Pediatric Treatment system are
Target age Distinction between going to hospital, hospitalization Target expense
It is third grader from 0 years old Going to hospital Co-payment of medical service under health insurance
It is third grader from 0 years old Hospitalization Co-payment of medical service under health insurance
It is ninth grader from fourth grader Going to hospital

Co-payment of medical service under health insurance

  • There is burden to 500 yen about one time of going to hospital (drugstore and hospitalization support in full).
  • In the case of tax exemption, municipal tax of protector supports in full.
It is ninth grader from fourth grader Hospitalization Co-payment of medical service under health insurance

When we do not become a target of the furtherance

  • When we receive other medical expenses furtherance (the severeness person with a disability medical expenses furtherance, single-parent home the medical expenses furtherance)
  • Cases that are on welfare

Income restrictions of protector (except 0 years old child)

Protector is target child maintaining living mainly. It is necessary for income of protector to be less than income restrictions ceiling to get Subsidies for Medical Expenses for Pediatric Treatment system from 1 year old. The ceiling varies according to the number of age and dependents of target child. For more details, please refer to ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section of ward to live.

The income restrictions ceiling list (from July, 2006)
The number of support relatives The income restrictions ceiling of protector
0 people 5.4 million yen
One 5.78 million yen
Two people 6.16 million yen
Three people 6.54 million yen
More than four people Whenever support rises by one, we add 380,000 yen

This table added deduction (80,000 yen) of - law considered in income calculation to the original income restrictions ceiling beforehand.

Standard that we judged of income changed from August 1, 2018

Income of the year of day when day to receive medical care catches medical care in case from January through July before last
Income of the previous year of day when day to receive medical care catches medical care in case from August through December

The way of procedure and use of application

Please apply to ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section. I hand Medical Certificate.

Thing necessary for application

  • Health insurance card which child joins
  • Private seal (thing to use vermilion for)
  • Taxation (income) certificate [for all matters] (when is moved from the suburbs)
    • The year of necessary taxation certificate varies according to transference day and birthdays of child. For more details, please confirm in ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section.
    • As for the necessary taxation certificate, it is necessary for all subtraction and amount of money, all of the object number of people of young person support deducted from reported all income division and amount of money, income to be listed.
    • We manage in earnest, and my number information cooperation is started on November 13, 2017, and taxation proof of paper became needless by some duties, but taxation certificate of paper is necessary for Child Allowance in Subsidies for Medical Expenses for Pediatric Treatment system for the time being.

When medical institution costs

With medical institution in Kanagawa

We show Medical Certificate and health insurance card to medical institution.

  • It is not necessary to pay co-payment about third grader from 0 years old.
  • There is window burden to 500 yen about one time of going to hospital about ninth grader from fourth grader.

With medical institution out of Kanagawa

We pay co-payment in medical institution.
We apply to ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Health Insurance Section and receive refund.

Thing necessary for application of refund

  • Medical Certificate, health insurance card, private seal (thing to use vermilion for)
  • Receipt (patient full name, total amount of medical service under health insurance, medical treatment period, receipt amount of money, thing with medical institution name)
  • Supply notifications which can identify amount of money of high medical costs and addition benefit paid from employee health insurance as medical treatment moon minute to apply for
  • Taxation (income) certificate [for all matters] (when is moved from the suburbs, may be necessary)
  • Bank book of transfer financial institution
  • Pension book (when we apply for medical treatment minute before June, 2006 in National Health Insurance association members)

When high medical costs or addition benefit are paid from employee health insurance, we provide except the sum. Please apply for supply of medical expenses within one year from the next month of consultation month if possible. In addition, we can apply for receipt for several months in a mass, but entry of application is necessary for every moon for each medical institution. As it is at statute of limitations in five years from 1st of the next month of day when you had a medical examination and cannot apply, please be careful.

Other reports

Following time needs report.

  • When employee health insurance which we joined changed
  • When address changed

Thing necessary for report

  • Medical Certificate
  • Health insurance card
  • Private seal (thing to use vermilion for)

Inquiry to this page

Health and Social Welfare Bureau life Welfare Division medical assistance section

Telephone: 045-671-4114

Telephone: 045-671-4114

Fax: 045-664-0403

E-Mail address kf-iryoenjo@city.yokohama.jp

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