Accenture Health
Insurance Society

When you incur high medical care costs

The copayment for medical care costs you can be required to pay is capped. If your copayment calculated based on a certain standards exceeds this maximum, the excess amount will be paid as “High-Cost Medical Care Benefits”.

When you want to reduce the amount of medical care costs you pay at the medical care institution

Required documents: We’re sorry, but the electronic application service is only available in Japanese. To apply in English, please mail a paper application form to Accenture Health Insurance Society.
Request for Issue of Health Insurance Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount Application Form
(Those with low income, such as those who are exempt from municipal inhabitant tax)
Health Insurance Application for Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount/Reduction of the Standard Amount of Patient Liability
Applies to: Insured persons or dependents who expect to pay more than their Cost-Sharing Maximum Amounts for medical care costs incurred at the medical care institution over one month
Address inquiries to: See here for more information on where to obtain and submit the documents.
Notes: You can use this system for both inpatient and outpatient costs.

When you face high copayments for medical care or long-term care

Required documents:
  • Application for Payment of High Aggregate Cost for Long-Term Care Service

[Documents to attach]

  • Copayment certificate for long-term care insurance
Deadline: As soon as possible
Applies to: Insured persons paying copayments for both medical care and long-term care for all individuals in the same household, for whom the total copayment amount paid under both systems over a one-year period exceeds the maximum amount
Address inquiries to: Health Insurance Society
Notes: For calculation purposes, the one-year period above refers to the period August 1 to July 31 the following year.