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National health insurance program changed from April, 2018

April 11, 2018

 

 
The responsibility main constituent of financial administration of National Health Insurance became the metropolis and districts from the municipalities

 

 As for the National Health Insurance, the metropolis and districts (Okinawa) are made up mainly of responsibility of financial administration from 2018 and, with the municipalities, will take administration of National Health Insurance.
 In this way, the metropolis and districts are things becoming driven by responsibility of financial administration and take central role of stable financial administration and effective business administration and plan stabilization of system.
 In addition, the metropolis and districts devise National Health Insurance administration policy, and efficiency, standardization, wide area of office work that the municipalities take propel becoming.

 

Point that is changed

 

・Metropolis and districts name of place of residence ("Okinawa") comes to be written to identifications of person insured by simultaneous update of health insurance card of 2018.
・When we move, and it is admitted that it is the household situation same as the front when we move in other municipalities in the same metropolis and districts, count of the upper limit payment number of times of large amount allowance for family medical expenses is summed up, and economical burden is reduced.

 

Role allotment of Haebaru-cho and Okinawa

 Duties  Main role of Haebaru-cho  Main role of Okinawa
 Financial administration

 

 ・We pay money of National Health Insurance operating cost payment in Okinawa   

 

 ・The responsibility main constituent of financial administration

 ・Determination of money of National Health Insurance operating cost payment

 Insurer office work

(qualification management)

 ・We manage qualification (issuance of identifications of person insured)

 ・Based on National Health Insurance administration policy, efficiency, standardization, wide area of office work propel becoming

 Determination of insurance tax

 Levy, the collection

 

 ・We decide insurance tax rate in reference to standard insurance rate

 ・Tax payment consultation depending on levy, the collection of insurance tax, individual circumstances

 ・We calculate, and standard insurance rate every municipalities is announced every year
 Insurance payment  ・Decision, supply of insurance payment  ・We pay expense necessary for insurance payment to the total amount, the municipalities (grants such as insurance payment costs)
 Health business  ・We carry out health business depending on characteristic of person insured (specific medical examination, specific health instruction)

 

 ・Advice, support that is necessary for the municipalities
 

 

 

※Leaflet of system explanation

 

  Leaflet. pdf(600KBytes)

Contact

National Health Insurance and National Pension Section
Telephone: 098-889-1798