Regarding the use of My Number Card as a health insurance card, Mr. Nakagawa, Chairman of the Japan Medical Association, acknowledged that it is difficult to schedule the policy of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare that the introduction of the necessary system for medical institutions will be obligatory from next year. I did.

Regarding the use of My Number Card as a health insurance card, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has indicated a policy to oblige medical institutions to introduce the necessary system from next year in principle.



Regarding this, Chairman Nakagawa of the Japan Medical Association said at a press conference, "We are working to promote the spread, but it is difficult on a schedule even considering the situation of the Korona-ka and the shortage of equipment supply."



He added, "We request sufficient financial support for introduction and maintenance, and fostering understanding of both the public and medical institutions through careful dissemination and public relations so as not to cause confusion in the medical field and the public."



In addition, regarding the policy of aiming to abolish the principle of health insurance card in the future, "It is not obligatory for the people to acquire the Individual Number Card. We request consideration so that some people will not be difficult to receive insurance medical care if they do not acquire it." Said.

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