In order to promote the introduction of the system necessary to use My Number Card as a health insurance card, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has set up a working team headed by the administrative vice minister to promote understanding and support the introduction. ..

Regarding the use of My Number Card as a health insurance card, the government has set a goal of introducing the necessary system to almost all medical institutions and pharmacies by the end of this year, but as of the 15th of this month, it is actually Only about 20% of the total started operation.



For this reason, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has set up a new working team headed by the administrative vice-minister under the "Data Health Reform Promotion Headquarters" headed by the Minister to promote the introduction of the system, and held its first meeting on the 26th. I did.



"It is a very important infrastructure for medical institutions, pharmacies and patients to effectively utilize medical information, provide safe and secure medical care, and secure better medical care," said Manabu Yoshida. Instructed to work on support for introduction to medical institutions.



The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has indicated a policy of obliging medical institutions to introduce the system from next year in principle.

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