As the infection of the new corona continues to spread, Prime Minister Kishida pointed out at a meeting with medical organizations that the bed usage rate will continue to rise even if the number of infected people starts to decrease, and beds such as emergency patients suspected of being infected. We have announced a policy to take measures such as providing a support fund of 4.5 million yen per bed to medical institutions that have secured the above.
In this, Prime Minister Kishida said, "We will work to further strengthen the medical care provision system and further strengthen the flow of prevention, detection, and early treatment, and take a strong determination to protect the lives and health of the people." , Revealed new measures to strengthen the medical system.
According to this, even if the number of infected people starts to decrease, the bed usage rate will continue to rise for a while, and for medical institutions that have newly secured beds to accept patients with calm conditions or emergency patients suspected of being infected. , It is said that a support fund of 4.5 million yen will be provided per bed.
In areas where priority measures such as prevention of spread are applied, the amount to be added to medical fees when medical examinations are conducted by telephone, etc., will be doubled from the current 2500 yen per person to 5000 yen, and the elderly will be older. The subsidy to the facility provided when a mildly ill patient infected at a facility is not a medical institution but is treated in the facility will be raised from the current maximum of 150,000 yen per person to 300,000 yen. ..
After the meeting, Chairman Nakagawa of the Japan Medical Association told reporters, "The determination to protect Prime Minister Kishida's medical care has been accepted."Keywords: