Mitaka residents who are 75 years of age or older (from their 75th birthday), and handicapped residents who are 65 years of age or older, and have been certified by the extended association. Both categories include foreign residents.
Withheld from pension, to be paid using tax payment slips, etc.
The personally-borne expenses paid at medical institutions are either 10% or 30%, depending on the income of the household.
Inquiries: Senior Citizens Medical Services Subsection, National Health Insurance Section, Civil Affairs Department (ext. 2384)
Hours:Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed:national holidays and during the December29 through January3)
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