The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Health Insurance Corporation are paying the excess amount to those whose medical expenses last year exceeded the out-of-pocket limit. It is known that about 30% of people have not yet applied for payment.
On the 19th, the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Health Insurance Corporation announced that among the 1,868,545 people confirmed to be eligible for payment of ‘medical expenses exceeding the out-of-pocket limit for 2022’, about안전놀이터 610,000 people have not yet received medical expenses .
The total medical expenses they have to pay is about 719.9 billion won. In other words, 1.18 million won per person was not returned.
The out-of-pocket limit system is a system introduced in 2004 to ease the burden on households due to excessive medical expenses. If the patient’s health insurance out-of-pocket cost exceeds the individual maximum amount, the National Health Insurance Corporation provides the excess amount.
However, non-benefit, selective benefit, fully out-of-pocket implants, hospitalization fees in advanced wards (2-3 bed rooms), and out-of-pocket costs for Chuna therapy are excluded.
Starting from the 23rd of last month, the National Health Insurance Corporation sequentially sent payment application notices to those eligible for payment of excess medical expenses.
If you have received a notice, please fill out the personal information of the person receiving treatment and the account to receive payment and apply to the National Health Insurance Corporation branch through visit, phone, internet, fax, or mail.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Health Insurance Corporation said, “As part of measures to stabilize people’s livelihood this Chuseok, we will encourage those eligible for payment who have received a notice to apply so that medical expenses exceeding the out-of-pocket limit can be paid early before the holiday,” and added, “Payment of the remaining medical expenses will be made without a hitch.” “I will do my best to make it happen,” he said.