If you enter your password incorrectly three times, your account will be locked and you will have to visit the counter to unlock it.
Please prepare a smartphone that can read the IC chip.
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.
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)
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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