IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

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Death

Insurance will pay funeral expenses in the event of the death of an insured person or dependent. For the burial of a person with no family members or close friends, insurance will pay funeral costs to the person who actually handles the burial and related procedures.

Death of insured person

Procedures

  1. STEP1 Submit the Claim for Funeral Expenses.

    Note: The attachments required are different, depending on whether the person who dies is the insured person or a dependent.

  2. STEP2 Receive payment of funeral expenses.
Required documents
  • Documents certifying the death
    (copies of Death Certificate and Burial Permit or Cremation Permit)
  • Health insurance card of the insured person and all dependents
Deadline At the earliest possible date
Applies to
  • Surviving dependents (funeral expenses)
  • A Family Register may be submitted to confirm the relationship with the insured person.
  • The person who actually handled the burial of a person buried with no family members or close friends (funeral costs)
Send 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
  • When requesting payment of funeral costs, attach a receipt showing the cost of burial in addition to the Death Certificate.
  • In the event of the death of an insured person, his or her dependents will lose their eligibility as dependents and must transfer to another health insurance plan (e.g., National Health Insurance). For this reason, a Certificate of Loss of Eligibility for Health Insurance will be issued.

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Death of a family member

Procedures

  1. STEP1Submit the Claim for Funeral Expenses.

    Note: The attachments required differ for the death of the insured person and the death of a dependent.

  2. STEP2 Receive payment of funeral expenses.
Required documents
  • Documents certifying the death
    (copies of Death Certificate and Burial Permit or Cremation Permit)
  • Health insurance card (of the deceased dependent)
  • Dependent (Change) Notice for Health Insurance System
Deadline At the earliest possible date
Applies to Persons for whom a dependent has passed away
Send 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  

>> Click here if you have questions or inquiries.

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