Update : 2022-8-5
The insurance certificate valid from October will be sent in the middle of September; due to the review of percentage ratio of patients' copayment from October, 2022.
The expiration date of Post Elderly Health Insurance Certificate (Kouki Kourei-sha Iryou Seido, Hoken-shou in Japanese) you use now is September 30 (Fri.).
* Please return your old insurance certificate at the window of the City Hall or cut it and dispose after October 1.
How to send
New insurance certificate valild from October 1 will be sent in Tokutei kiroku yubin (Special Recording System Mail; delivery to the mail box; record of the delivery with its date is given to the sender).
If you want a mail in Kan-i kakitome yubin (Simple registered mail; hand a mail to the receiver directly; the record whether the recipient receive or not is given to the sender) apply at Hoken Koki Koreisha/Jushin Iryou-shitsu (Post Elderly and Disabled Medical Insurance Office) or service center nearest you with 160-yen stamp by August 26 (Fri.).
Inquiry about the "Review of Percentage Ratio of Patients' Copayment"
- Call Center by the Kouki Kourei-sha Iryou Authorities, Saitama Prefecture
8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on weekdays except national holidays
- Call Center by the Ministry of Healtth, Labour and Welfare
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., from Monday to Saturday except national holidays
Koki Koreisha/Jushin Iryou-shitsu (Post Elderly and Disabled Medical Insurance Office)