[This is convenient] My number card can be used as a health insurance card in Japan

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From October 20, 2021, a system that allows you to see a medical institution with just your Individual Number Card has started. In this article, I will explain the system that Japanese people do not know so much yet. If this article helps you, share and Nice! on Facebook push the button

How to register

Download the Mynaportal app
マイナポータル

マイナポータル

Tap register button
Tap the red button
Tap the red button

If you enter your password incorrectly three times, your account will be locked and you will have to visit the counter to unlock it.

Enter the PIN you registered when you received your Individual Number Card at the city hall
Hold your smartphone over My Number Card.

Please prepare a smartphone that can read the IC chip.

Tap the red button
If this screen is displayed, the procedure is complete.
Done

How to use

It’s very easy to use.  At medical institutions and pharmacies that have an online system, you can take  medical examination without bringing your health insurance card if you bring your Individual Number Card to the counter.  Enter face recognition or PIN at the counter. At medical institutions and pharmacies that do not have an online system, you still need to show your health insurance card at the counter. Ask your medical institution directly or see the in-hospital poster to see if it is available.

About 8% of all medical institutions and pharmacies have introduced the online system.  There are still few.

[Three services that can be used with My Number Card] I will explain how to make My Number Card.

Advantages

You can get a medical examination without waiting for the issuance of your health insurance card.

In Japan, when you change jobs or retire, you must return your health insurance card to the insurer (company or local government) and have your new employer or local government issue a new health insurance card again.  However, if you have registered your Individual Number Card as a health insurance card, you will be able to receive a medical examination as soon as the insurer’s procedure is completed without waiting for the issuance of a new insurance card. In the past, it took about 10 days to a month to issue a health insurance card, and during that time you had to pay the full amount of medical expenses.  (70% of medical expenses will be refunded after the health insurance card is issued)

There is no need to re-register

You only need to register once, and you do not need to re-register even if you change jobs or retire.  However, you still need to notify the insurer of your enrollment.  In the case of a company that is a member of the health and health association, the company will handle the procedure for joining, but if you are a member of the local health insurance (National Health Insurance), go to the local government office by yourself. , Let’s go through the procedure.

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The above is the method for using My Number Card as a health insurance card.  If you find this article useful, please share this article and spread it to others.

11 COMMENTS

Hairstyles

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Yoji

Thank you for reading the blog. You can share it with your friends. I’m happy. There are two things to note. As mentioned in the blog, only about 10% of medical institutions can use My Number Card as a health insurance card. Please note that this does not apply to those who do not have a health insurance card. Thank you for getting in touch with me.

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