IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

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If you become sick or are injured due to the actions of another party

If you fall ill or are injured due to the actions of another, including in a traffic accident, you can receive treatment under health insurance. However, in such cases submit the Notification of Injury or Illness due to a Third-party Act at the earliest possible date.

When you have been in a traffic accident

Procedures

  1. STEP1 Notify the police and obtain a Certificate of the Automobile Accident.
  2. STEP2Submit the Notification of Injury or Illness due to a Third-party Act to the IBM Japan Health Insurance Association.
    • Note: Submit both the Notification of Injury or Illness due to a Third-party Act and the Certificate of the Automobile Accident.

Notify the police and obtain a Certificate of the Automobile Accident.

The Certificate of the Automobile Accident must be attached to receive treatment under health insurance. Follow the procedures below to obtain this Certificate.

  • Use the designated postal transfer form to request issue of a Certificate of the Automobile Accident from the traffic safety center of the prefecture where the accident occurred.
  • The postal transfer form is available from any police station, police box, police substation, casualty insurance company, or agricultural cooperative.
  • After you complete the application procedures, the traffic safety center will send the Certificate to the applicant’s address or designated recipient.
Required documents
Written pledge
  • Certificate of the Automobile Accident, etc.
Deadline At the earliest possible date
Applies to Insured persons or dependents using health insurance to treat injuries or other conditions caused by traffic accidents
Address inquiries to
  • In-house mail: HZD-YY1, IBM Japan Health Insurance Association
    Or:
  • IBM Japan Health Insurance Association (HZD-YY1)
    19-21 Nihonbashi Hakozakicho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8510
Notes

Beginning April 2013, if you have voluntary insurance associated with a settlement agency service, you can receive support from the responsible casualty insurance company for preparing and submitting documents, including the Notification of Injury or Illness due to a Third-party Act and the Accident Report. Please check with the insurer with whom you contracted your policy for more information.

  • Note: This support is available only for traffic accidents away from the job for which you used health insurance.

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When you fall ill or are injured and another party is responsible

Required documents
Deadline At the earliest possible date
Applies to Insured persons or dependents using health insurance to treat injuries or other conditions attributable to a third party other than such caused by traffic accidents
Address inquiries to
  • In-house mail: HZD-YY1, IBM Japan Health Insurance Association
    Or:
  • IBM Japan Health Insurance Association (HZD-YY1)
    19-21 Nihonbashi Hakozakicho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8510
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