Among the 2.4708 trillion won in medical expenses exceeding the out-of-pocket limit that should be refunded to 1.87 million people, 719.9 billion won in medical expenses that have not yet been claimed have been revealed.
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 payment메이저놀이터 of ‘medical expenses exceeding the out-of-pocket limit for 2022,’ 1,256,402 (67.2%) returned excess medical expenses amounting to KRW 1.7509 trillion (70.9%) . It was announced on the 19th that it had been received.
As a result, there are about 610,000 people who have not yet received a refund for their excess medical expenses, which means that about 1.18 million won per person has not been recovered.
The out-of-pocket cap system is a system in which the National Health Insurance Corporation bears the excess amount when the out-of-pocket medical expenses (excluding non-benefit and selective benefits, etc.) spent by a health insurance subscriber over a year exceeds the individual upper limit. It was introduced in 2004 to relieve the household burden caused by excessive medical expenses.
Starting from the 23rd of last month, the National Health Insurance Corporation has sequentially sent notices (including an application form) to apply for payment in excess of the out-of-pocket limit.
Those eligible for payment who have received the notice can apply for payment to an account in their name via the Internet, fax, phone, or mail to the National Health Insurance Corporation. Payment will be made to that account within 7 days.
As part of measures to stabilize people’s livelihood during this Chuseok, the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Health Insurance Corporation are encouraging those eligible for payment who have received notices to apply for early payment of medical expenses exceeding the out-of-pocket limit before the holiday, and are doing their best to ensure that the remaining medical expenses are paid without disruption. He said he would do it.