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  1. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law Amending a Series of Laws Relating to Health Insurance (Law No.83 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | JPN-2006-L-73977

    Amends in detail parts of laws relating to health insurance, such as Law No.70 of 1922 on Health Insurance, Law No.80 of 1982 on Old Aged Persons Insurance, and many others, including Local Tax Law.

  2. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law Amending a Part of the Nursing-care Insurance Law (Law No.77 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-29 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2006-04-10 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-10-01 | JPN-2005-L-73979

    Strengthens a nursing-care insurance system; provides for the establishment of new services for the elderly to prevent them from needing nursing-care in the future; Revises the definitions used in judging whether an elderly person qualifies for nursing-care; Outlines steps to streamline the cost-efficiency of insurance payments and to focus payments on selected fields.

  3. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare amending Ministerial Ordinance on the Implementation of Health and Medical Service Law for the Elderly (No. 12 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 2003-02-24 | JPN-2003-R-65098

  4. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare amending a part of the Ministerial Ordinance concerning calculation of State's contribution to Long-Term Care Insurance (No. 3 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-01-27 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | JPN-2003-R-65096

    Extends duration of previous Ordinance for a further 3 years and decreases percentage of State contribution to insurance scheme from 0.5 to 0.1 percent.

  5. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1992] and relating to several Laws [No. 94 of 1997].

    Adoption: 1997-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1997-09-01 | JPN-1997-L-48536

    Equalizes the burden between generations, increases the contribution and co-payment rates, introduces an additional co-payment for out-patient prescriptions, and introduces several reforms.

  6. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Order No. 362 of 1958 respecting the enforcement of the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958] No. 11.

    Adoption: 1997-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-01 | JPN-1997-R-46961

    Raises the maximum of premiums.

  7. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Welfare amending Ordinance No. 53 of 1958 made under the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958]. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1991-03-20 | JPN-1991-R-28051

    Adds a new chapter on premiums.

  8. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order amending Order No. 362 of 1958 respecting the enforcement of the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958]. No. 17.

    Adoption: 1991-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-01 | JPN-1991-R-28048

    Establishes standards for the calculation of premiums.

  9. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Cabinet Order amending Cabinet Order No. 27 of 1987 concerning the Application of the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1992] to insured persons and the Application of the Employers' Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1992] to covered establishments. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1988-02-23 | JPN-1988-R-6740

  10. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order concerning the application of the National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 1958] to insured persons and the application of the Welfare Pension Insurance Law [Law No. 115 of 1954]. No. 27.

    Adoption: 1987-02-27 | JPN-1987-R-6757

    Employees in establishments or offices of the State or legal persons which regularly employ three or four workers shall be insured by the Health Insurance Scheme from 1 Apr. 1987. Establishments or offices of the State or legal persons which regularly employ three or four workers shall be covered by the Employee's Pension Insurance Scheme from 1 Apr. 1987.

  11. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare amending the Ordinance of the Ministry of Domestic Affairs No. 36 of 1922 made under the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922]. No. 35.

    Adoption: 1985-08-06 | JPN-1985-R-3758

    Raises the health insurance premium for day labourers, as from 1 Oct. 1985. The Health Insurance Law was published in LS 1922 - Jap. 3....LS 1934 - Jap. 1.

  12. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the National Public Servants' Mutual Aid Association Law [Law no 128 of 1958] and other Laws with a view to unifying Mutual Aid Association Systems of National Public Employees and of Public Corporation Employees. no 82.

    Adoption: 1983-12-03 | JPN-1983-L-170

    Inter alia, amends the Sickness Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922].

  13. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law respecting a health service for the elderly. No. 80.

    Adoption: 1982-08-17 | JPN-1982-L-10287

  14. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Ministry of Health and Welfare to amend Regulations No. 36 of 1926 made under the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922]. No. 3.

    Adoption: 1981-02-21 | JPN-1981-R-11372

    The Health Insurance Law was published in LS 1922 - Jap. 3....LS 1934 - Jap. 1.

  15. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Order to amend certain Ordinances consequent upon the entry into force of the Law [Law No. 108 of 1980] to amend the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922]. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1981-02-21 | JPN-1981-R-11374

    Miscellaneous amendments. The Health Insurance Law was published in.LS 1922 - Jap. 3....LS 1934 - Jap. 1.

  16. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922] and the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939]. No. 108.

    Adoption: 1980-12-10 | JPN-1980-L-11599

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  17. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 22 April 1922 as amended through Law No. 108 of 10 December 1980]

    Adoption: 1980-12-10 | JPN-1980-L-31874

  18. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    National Health Insurance Law [Law No. 192 of 27 December 1958, as amended through 10 December 1980]

    Adoption: 1980-12-10 | JPN-1980-L-31875

  19. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law amending the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939].

    Adoption: 1973-09-26 | JPN-1973-L-15847

    Includes commuting accidents under coverage of the Law.

  20. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law to amend partially the Health Insurance Law [Law No. 70 of 1922] and the Seafarers' Insurance Law [Law No. 73 of 1939]. No. 140.

    Adoption: 1969-08-24 | JPN-1969-L-17820

    Inter alia, abolishes former system of part-payment of doctor's fee by insured person (the latter continues to pay part of hospitalisation and initial consultation expenses); raises amount of maternity benefit.

  21. Japan - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Medical Care Law (Law No. 205 of July 30, 1948). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1948-07-30 | JPN-1948-L-95119

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the protection of the health of the nation by safeguarding the interests of the recipients of medical care and ensuring a system that efficiently delivers good quality and well-suited medical care, by means of providing for the necessary matters to support well-suited choices about medical care by the recipients thereof, the necessary matters to ensure the safety of medical care, the necessary matters concerning the establishment and management of hospitals, clinics, and birthing centers, and the necessary matters to develop such facilities and promote the sharing of functions and cooperation between medical institutions (Article 1).


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