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When you incur high medical care costs

The copayment for medical care costs you can be required to pay is capped. If your copayment calculated based on a certain standards exceeds this maximum, the excess amount will be paid as “High-Cost Medical Care Benefits”.

When you want to reduce the amount of medical care costs you pay at the medical care institution

Required documents:
  • Request for issuance of Maximum Co-payment Certificate for Health Insurance
Applies to: Insured persons and dependents aged 70 or older whose total copayments for outpatient care during the one year period (from August 1 of the previous year to July 31) exceeded 144,000 yen
  • * This benefit is available only to those whose income category is "general" or "low income" as of the basis date (July 31, or the day before the date of death in the event of the death of the insured person).
  • * Calculations of High-Cost Medical Care Benefits exclude copayments paid during a period in which the insured person belonged to the "same income level as active workers" category.
Address inquiries to: Please send any inquiries to the Health Insurance Society by e-mail
Mail address : Healthinsurance_Society@takeda.co.jp
Period of validity Six months from effective date (first day of month of issue)
Using the certificate
  • One Maximum Co-payment Certificate for Health Insurance is required for each medical care institution.
  • Submit the certificate to the medical care institution when hospitalized. The institution will retain it and return it to you when you are discharged.
  • You can reuse the Maximum Co-payment Certificate for Health Insurance if you need to be readmitted to the hospital or to transfer to another hospital after discharge, as long as the period of validity has not expired. You will need to renew the certificate every time your income category changes.
Returning the certificate Please return the certificate to your employer or the Society if you lose your eligibility for insurance or its term of validity has expired.
Notes: You can use this system for both inpatient and outpatient costs.
Persons aged 70 or older can receive the same services by presenting their elderly benefits cards. However, those earning income at the same levels as active workers II or active workers I must submit a Maximum Copayment Certificate for Health Insurance.
To apply, provide the necessary information on the above document and submit to the Health Insurance Society if you are a Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited employee or a Voluntarily and Continuously Insured Person. If your employer is not Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, submit via your employer.

When you face high copayments for medical care or long-term care

Required documents:
  • Application for Payment of High Aggregate Cost for Long-Term Care Service

[Documents to attach]
Copayment certificate for long-term care insurance

Deadline: As soon as possible
Applies to: Insured persons whose total copayments for medical care and long-term care for persons within the same household during the one-year period exceeded the maximum amount
Address inquiries to: Please send any inquiries to the Health Insurance Society by e-mail
Mail address : Healthinsurance_Society@takeda.co.jp
Notes: For calculation purposes, the one-year period above refers to the period August 1 to July 31 the following year.

Annual High-Cost Medical Care Benefits for outpatient care (annual total of outpatient costs) for those aged 70 or older

Required documents:
  • Health Insurance Application for Payment of Benefits (Outpatient Annual Aggregate)/Issuance of Copayment Certificate for High-cost Medical Expenses
Deadline: As soon as possible
Applies to: Insured persons and dependents aged 70 or older whose total copayments for outpatient care during the one year period (from August 1 of the previous year to July 31) exceeded 144,000 yen
  • * This benefit is available only to those whose income category is "general" or "low income" as of the basis date (July 31, or the day before the date of death in the event of the death of the insured person).
  • * Calculations of High-Cost Medical Care Benefits exclude copayments paid during a period in which the insured person belonged to the "same income level as active workers" category.
Address inquiries to: Please send any inquiries to the Health Insurance Society by e-mail
Mail address : Healthinsurance_Society@takeda.co.jp
Notes:

Apply to the health insurer that provides your coverage as of the base date.
If you were covered by another health insurer during the past year, obtain a copayment certificate from your previous insurer and attach to the application form.


Reference link
Measures for reducing cost burdens for persons aged 70-74: Cost-sharing maximum amounts for high-cost medical care

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