- Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount Application(For Health Insurance)
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This certificate shows you are eligible for reduced payments when receiving high cost medical care, such as when hospitalised.
Show this certificate with your Health Insurance Card at the counter of the medical institution you attend. When paying for treatment you will only need to pay up to the "self-pay" limit, which is based on your income, there is also a limit for the cost of meals while hospitalised.
A way of acquisition
Generally apply for issuance through your employer.
Free of charge
If you pay more than the self-pay limit without presenting this certificate you may be able to receive a refund as a "High-Cost Medical Expense Benefit" and "Meals during hospitalization expenses"