City of Sapporo > Part of the Long Term Care Insurance System Will Change Starting in April

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Update:March 10, 2017

Part of the Long Term Care Insurance System Will Change Starting in April

Procedures for use and pricing system for nursing services will change as of April 1st (Sat.) for those who are certified by the city as Requiring Support (1 and 2) out of the seven-level classified categories.

Change1

For those Requiring Support (1 & 2): the renewal process will be made easier and length of the process will be shortened for those using visiting nursing or outpatient nursing programs.

Change2

Visiting nursing and outpatient nursing expenses for those Requiring Support (1&2) will be changed from a flat rate system to co-payments according to number of times/ length of time used.

 

 

Please note, there is no change in procedure for those classified as Requiring Long-term Care (levels 1 - 5)

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