IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

IBM Japan Health Insurance Association

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  • japanese
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Application forms

Health insurance members must undertake certain procedures such as to have a health insurance card reissued or to receive benefits when a child is born. Described below are the required procedures and application methods for such cases:

Procedures for changes

When you join the Company

Information on what to do if you lose or damage your health insurance card

  • If you lose your health insurance card
  • If your health insurance card is damaged

If you lose your health insurance card

Information on what to do if you lose or damage your health insurance card

  • If you lose your health insurance card
  • If your health insurance card is damaged

Moving and job transfer

Information on what to do if you move and change your address

  • Address changes
  • Living apart from your family

Marriage

Information on what to do if you marry

  • Change of name
  • Adding a family member

Family membership

Information on what to do to add family members

  • Adding a family member
  • Removing a family member

After you leave your employer

Information on what to do after you leave your employer

  • Return your health insurance card when you leave your employer.
  • If you wish to remain a member of the Health Insurance Association

Procedure for benefits

Childbirth

Information on what to do after a child is born

  • Request the Childbirth and Childcare Lump-Sum Grant
  • Add the child
  • Apply for a loan for childbirth expenses

If you take time off from work for childbirth

Information on mandatory procedures before a female insured person takes time off from work for childbirth

  • If you cannot receive pay during time off from work for childbirth
  • If you take childcare leave or other similar leave

Death

Information on what to do if the insured person or dependent has died

  • If the insured person has died
  • If a family member has died

If you paid the entire medical care cost up front

Information on procedures for benefits that repay medical care costs you have paid up front

  • If you paid the entire medical care cost up front
  • If you become sick or are injured overseas
  • If you cannot walk to or between hospitals

If you take time off from work due to sickness

Information on what to do to obtain benefits when you are unable to earn a salary or other income while taking time off from work due to a nonoccupational illness or injury

  • If you take time off from work due to sickness

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

Information on what to do if you have been injured due to the actions of another party, as in a traffic accident or due to contact with another person during physical exercise

  • If you have been in a traffic accident
  • If you become sick or are injured and another person is responsible

When you incur high medical care costs

Information on what to do when you incur high medical care costs

  • When you want to reduce the amount of medical care costs you pay at the medical care institution
  • When you face high copayments for medical care or long-term care
  • Loans for high-cost medical expenses

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