The income and expenditure of the medical insurance “Japan Health Insurance Association”, which is covered by employees of small and medium-sized enterprises, was about 300 billion yen in the black last year, but it decreased to less than half of the previous year.


It is said that the background is that the refraining from receiving medical examinations due to the new corona has been resolved and medical expenses have exceeded the level before the spread of infection.

The Japan Health Insurance Association, which operates the Japan Health Insurance Association, which has more than 40 million members including employees and families of small and medium-sized enterprises, announced its financial results for the third year of Reiwa last year.



Revenue was 11,128 billion yen, an increase of 363 billion yen from the previous year.



This is due to the fact that those who had been deferred from paying due to the new corona measures paid insurance premiums and that the wages of employees increased compared to the previous year.



On the other hand, expenditures increased by 682.2 billion yen from the previous year, which decreased for the first time since the establishment of the Japan Health Insurance Association, to 10,828.9 billion yen due to the elimination of the refraining from receiving medical examinations by Corona and the medical expenses exceeding the level before the spread of infection. rice field.



As a result, last year's income and expenditure was in the black at 299.1 billion yen, but it was less than half of the previous year's 618.3 billion yen.



According to the Japan Health Insurance Association, "Medical spending is expected to exceed pre-Corona levels, and contributions to support medical expenses for people aged 75 and over are expected to increase as the baby boomer generation ages, and finances are not optimistic." I'm talking to you.

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