Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Goto will consider how to handle the additional medical expenses incurred when using the Individual Number Card as a health insurance card at the Chuikyo = Central Social Insurance Medical Council. Was shown.

The use of My Number Card as a health insurance card began in October last year, and from April this year, medical fees paid to medical institutions that have introduced a dedicated machine for reading cards have been added, and along with this, 30% In the case of a patient who is burdened for the first time, an additional medical fee of up to 21 yen is incurred.

At a press conference, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Goto commented on the additional measures, saying, "The merit of receiving better medical care by providing past drug information and specific medical examination results to medical institutions with the consent of patients was evaluated. It's a thing. "



After that, when asked about the future treatment of the additional measures, he said, "We have not decided on a specific policy at this time, but we will consider it at the Central Social Insurance Medical Council."

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