The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has reviewed the support system for the younger generation aged between 65 and 74 regarding medical expenses. We are considering ways to reduce the burden on the Association Kenpo, which members join.
As part of efforts to realize a social security system that is oriented to all generations, the government is proceeding with a review of the system of support from the working generation for medical expenses for the younger elderly between the ages of 65 and 74.
Until now, the system required health insurance associations and other organizations to pay contributions according to the percentage of the elderly who were enrolled. doing.
According to an estimate by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the overall burden of health insurance unions, in which employees of large companies with relatively high salaries join, will increase by up to 89 billion yen. It is estimated that the burden will be reduced by up to 145 billion yen.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is considering support for companies that are working to raise employee wages, as unions with high member incomes may lead to higher insurance premiums.