Health care system in Japan

Health care system - Health care system in Japan Our Japan provides healthcare services including screening examinations prenatal care and

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Unformatted text preview: Health care system in Japan Our Japan provides healthcare services, including screening examinations, prenatal care and infectious disease control. The patient accepting responsibility for 30% of these costs while the government pays the remaining 70%. Payment for personal medical services is offered through a universal health care insurance system that provides relative equality of access, with fees set by a government committee. People without insurance through employers can participate in a national health insurance program administered by local governments. Patients are free to select physicians or facilities of their choice and cannot be denied coverage. uuu è Š · ªU 30 up • uu ÷ p • 70u ÷ º ªU Љ ¿ E u. up x• x• ÷ º ª U Љ ¿ E u p• x• ÷ º ª U Љ ¿ E Many kind of health insurance systems in Japan , total of eight . for example Employees' Health Insurance: Š è· ª 1. Union Managed Health Insurance h 2. Government Managed Health Insurance • 3. Seaman's Insurance Š è ª · . 4. National Public Workers Mutual Aid Association Insurance u. 5. Local Public Workers Mutual Aid Association Insurance •ì Ñ èŠ ·ª . 6. Private School Teachers’ and Employees’ Mutual Aid Association Insuranceì ˜ E ¿ UÐ º Ñ ‰ª . • National health insurance:èŠ · (generally reserved for self-employed people and students, whereas social insurance is normally for corporate employees) 7. National Health Insurance for each city, town or village • º ìÑ u . 8. National Health Insurance Union èŠ · ª U . è Š · ªU “è Š · ª pg9 ¸ ª * 9 : ” Љ ¿ E ` ¶ªE U Ì b« U pÀ & E ‹¿ * Ð E ‰¿ i p r 10%è Š · ª * o 9c & 30%i u ° à ªU v¯ ø øâ º ª U & E ‰¿ ø 8 ¶ª U ø8 ¶ª U ( Ì p À b«U p ˜ ìÑ º ª á m¾ b « U H : x„ ·ªU p g9¸ ª U `E ¶ª* 67 R 90%&.& u u u ˜ …· u u u PR S º ª U Ð ‰ ¿ E R S º 25 ˜ … · ª 37%x „ · @‹¿E ªU 1996 PR S º ª U 35 ˜ … · ƒÎù «* p ªU Љ¿E ª 52%x „ · ª ¿E PRS º ªU Љ¿E : r ” ª ·… ˜ : 7 @ @ @ @‹¿E " : %2Fwiki%2FHealth_care_system_in_Japan ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course MEDICAL 101 taught by Professor Macdon during the Spring '10 term at Mahidol University, Bangkok.

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