MEDICAL SUBSIDIES FOR SINGLE PARENT HOUSEHOLDS This subsidy is provided

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					         MEDICAL SUBSIDIES FOR SINGLE - PARENT HOUSEHOLDS

  This subsidy is provided for children of single parent families and children who have lost
  their parents, to cover a part of medical expenses and prescriptions.


1. Eligibility:
1. Person who are raising children (up to the March 31st after the
   child reaches 18 years of age),or children under 20 years of age
   if they has a greater disability),and also children who have lost
   his/her parents.
2. Those living in Inzai City
3. Enrollment in National Health Insurance or other Social
  Insurance is required.
4. The individual income being less then the maximum income
  limits as stipulated in the Child-Raising Allowance law article 9 and article 9-2


※Refer to following chart about maximum income limit


         MAXIMUM INCOME LIMIT CHART FOR ELIGIBLE AND GUARDIANS
Number             of                                   Income of guardian
                        Income of household
dependents                                              (living together with orphan)
         0                       1,920,000                             2,360,000
         1                       2,300,000                             2,740,000
         2                       2,680,000                             3,120,000
         3                       3,060,000                             3,500,000
         4                       3,440,000                             3,880,000
         5                       3,820,000                             4,260,000
-The maximum income limit for people who have a dependent spouse or a dependent family
member being eligible for exemption and deduction for elderly people or who have a special
dependent family member as specified in the income tax law , is add on the above mentioned
limit to the following sum:
1. In case of the Eligible:
 -100,000yen per person for a spouse or family member being eligible for exemption and
  deduction for elderly people
 -150,000yen per person for a special dependent family member
2. In case of a family member who aid family livelihood, spouse or guardian of an orphan,
  60,000yen per person for an elder family member being eligible for exemption and
  deduction for elderly people. (In the case that all family members are eligible for a
  exemption and deduction for elderly people, then one of these elderly people has to act as
  guardian and does not count as family member being eligible for exemption and deduction
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  for elderly people)
3. 80 % of the child support to mother or children is regarded as income.


※The income mentioned above= (income of the Eligible + 80 % of the child support) – other
  deductions (amount of deduction specified in the local tax law) – 80,000 yen


2. METHOD OF APPLICATION
              Family Structure                               Submitted Document
Single mother and child family                -Health insurance card (mother and child
(Applicant of Child- Raising Allowance)       being included in the card, or the cards of both
                                              mother and child)
                                              -Seal (“inkan”) (except rubber seal)
Single mother and child family                -A copy of the applicant’s family register or an
  Recipient    of   National     Annuity   or extract of family register (mother and child
Survivor’s Pension                            being included in the family register or the
                                              family   register     of   mother   and child     in
                                              separately)
                                              -Health insurance card (mother and child
                                              being included in the card. In the case of card
                                              system, then the cards of both mother and
                                              child)
                                              -Certificate of income (only for persons whose
                                              address was not in Inzai city as of January 1st
                                              of the fiscal year)
                                              -Document which shows bank account of the
                                              applicant ( post office bank account excluded)
                                              -Seal (“inkan”) (except rubber seal)
Single father and child family                -A copy of the applicant’s family register or an
                                              extract of family register (father and child
                                              being included in the family register or the
                                              family   register     of   father   and   child   in
                                              separately)
                                              -Health insurance card (father and child being
                                              included in the card. In the case of card
                                              system, then the cards of both father and child)
                                              -Certificate of income (only for persons who
                                              didn’t live in Inzai city as of January 1st of the
                                              fiscal year)
                                              -Document which shows bank account of the
                                              applicant ( post office bank account excluded)
                                              -Seal (“inkan”) (except rubber seal)
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3. C0VERAGE OF THE SUBSIDY


This subsidy system covers the medical expenses, medical prescriptions and meals during
hospitalization that covers health insurance of the applicant and their children.
※If more than 2 years have passed since the first day of the following month of the date that
  the Eligibility paid medical bills to the hospitals and dispensing pharmacy, the benefit will
  not pay.


4. HOW TO APPLY


1. For the Eligibility and their children:
  -One application per person
  -One application per medical institution by the medical health certificate
  (In the case of a general hospital, one application per department)
  -A person who paid more than 1,000 yen the medical bills to one specified medical
   institution in one month


2. Submitted documents:
    -An application form for Medical Subsidies for Single-parent Household
    -Receipts and evidential papers


    ※ Please note that when the receipts or evidential papers have been lost, you can not
        receive any subsidy.
    ※ When insurance points have not been noted on the receipt or evidential papers, then
        the medical organ should issue a certificate about the insurance points.


5. NOTIFICATION


   ◎Every year, in August this application has to be renewed. (In case of renewal of
     application, the needed documents are the same as under Application Procedure)


   ○In the following cases, it is required to report to the Child-Raising Support Section:
             -Change of address
             -Change of name or family name of the Eligibility or children
             -Change of Health Insurance Card
             -Change of bank account


    ※ For further information, contact:
                  Nurturing Support Division
                  Tel.0476-42-5111 (ex.332)


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