Independence support medical expenses (Psychiatric outpatient care) 自立支援医療費（精神通院医療）
Independence support medical expenses (Psychiatric outpatient care)
Medical expenses are paid to those who are outpatients for treatment of mental illness.
■ Target medical care
Ongoing outpatient care for mental illness
■ Eligible people
Those who receive mental health services at a designated medical institution for independence support
■ Self-pay amount
In principle, 10% of medical expenses will be borne. However, the upper limit (monthly amount) of self-payment is determined according to the degree of illness or disability, income and tax situation.
■ How to apply
≪Documents to be submitted when applying for new certification≫
Independence support medical expenses (psychiatric outpatient) payment authorization application, medical certificate (for independence support medical care (psychiatric outpatient care)), health insurance card, etc.
※Other documents may be required, so please inquire at the counter for details.
Medical care for independence support (psychiatric outpatient care) is issued by the prefecture via the city hall, but it takes about 3 months to receive it.
Shiga Prefectural Mental Health Welfare Center (8-4-25 Kasayama, Kusatsu City)
Phone number 077-567-5028
Nagahama City Hall Disability Welfare Division (Counter 21 on the 1st floor)
Nagahama City Health and Welfare Department Disability Welfare Division
Please be careful not to dial the wrong number!