[Japanese Public Medical Insurance]
Health Insurance (Kenko Hoken): People working in companies and establishments must join this insurance. The joining procedure is done at the company or office where you are working. Please contact your place of employment.
National Health Insurance (Kokumin Kenko Hoken): A person who cannot join the health insurance should join. The procedures will be done at the municipal city office of your residence.
[Notification is required at times like this]
※This article was prepared mainly with reference to “Multilingual Living Information” (Local Government Internationalization Association)「多言語生活情報」（一般財団法人自治体国際化協会）
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