Useful Information for Living in Nagasaki

4. Treatments Covered and Not Covered by National Health Insurance

18Nov 2011 Nagasaki-Ken
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Treatments Covered by National Health Insurance

 

Health insurance covers 70% of the cost of the following treatments:

 

● Consultations with a doctor

 

● Prescribed medicines

 

● Injections

 

● Treatment materials

 

● Surgical operations

 

● Bed/Room and food charges

 

 

Treatments Not Covered by National Health Insurance:

 

● Normal pregnancy and child delivery costs

 

● Abortion for economic reasons

 

● Routine checkups and physical examinations

 

● Immunizations

 

● Cosmetic surgery

 

● Orthodontic treatment

 

● Injuries resulting from accidents in the workplace or commuting to work. (These are covered by employees’ accident compensation insurance)

 

● Acupuncture, moxibustion, massage unless ordered by a doctor, in which case it may be covered.

 

● Other alternative medicines, examinations and procedures

 

● Bed/room charges and food charges over and above the set threshold