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A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State

  • Date : 2018-12-13
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A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (1/6)

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (1/6)

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (2/6)

Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (2/6)

"Child benefits" to promote stability in families and the development of happy children

  • Who is eligible? Children aged 0-5 (0 to 71 months old) in households with two or more family members, excluding the wealthiest 10%
  • What is offered? KRW 100,000 per month provided for each eligible child
  • When can families apply for this benefit? After the birth registration of a child
  • For more information, please contact:
    Health and Welfare Help Center:129
    Child benefits website (ihappy.or.kr)
  • To apply, visit an eup/myeon/dong community service center near you or apply online via the Bokjiro website or the Bokjiro App

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (3/6)

Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (3/6)

"Basic pensions" to ensure stable living and enhanced welfare for the elderly

  • Who is eligible? Senior citizens aged 65 and above in the bottom 70 percent income group
  • To apply,
    visit an eup/myeon community service office or a dong community service center near you
    or visit a branch office of the National Pension Service near you or apply online at online.bokjiro.go.kr

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (4/6)

Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (4/6)

"Policy for Dementia Care as State Responsibility" to be managed directly by the State

  • Who is eligible? Patients with dementia and their families
  • What is offered?
    1. Establishment of dementia care centers at community health centers across the nation
    (to provide a one-stop service for dementia-related needs including dementia prevention, examination, consultation, registration management, linked services and support for families of patients)
    2. Reduced financial burden on families of dementia patients
    (expansion of health insurance coverage for patients with severe dementia, medical examination cost for dementia covered by health insurance)
    3. Long-term care insurance benefits provided to patients even with mild stages of dementia
    4. Prevention of dementia and fostering of a dementia-friendly social environment
    (cognitive disorder examination to be conducted every two years as part of national health examination, “zero missing senior citizens with dementia” program)
  • For more information, please contact:
    - National Institute of Dementia
    - Dementia Call Center:1899-9988

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (5/6)

Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (5/6)

"Stronger Health Insurance Coverage" to reduce the heavy burden of medical costs

  • What is included?
    1. Abolition of special medical fees (fees for elective care/treatment) starting from January 2018
    2. Lower ceiling on out-of-pocket payments for low-income households
    3. Wider support for catastrophic health expenditure (support expanded to cover all diseases)
    4. Improved fixed fee system for elderly outpatients (copayment of 30% reduced to 10 to 20%)

A Country for All Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (6/6)

Four Support Measures for an Inclusive State Where Everyone Is Embraced by the State (6/6)

"Stronger Health Insurance Coverage" to reduce the heavy burden of medical costs

  • What is included?
    1. Abolition of special medical fees (fees for elective care/treatment) starting from January 2018
    2. Lower ceiling on out-of-pocket payments for low-income households
    3. Wider support for catastrophic health expenditure (support expanded to cover all diseases)
    4. Improved fixed fee system for elderly outpatients (copayment of 30% reduced to 10 to 20%)
    5. Reduced cost of dental implants for the elderly (copayment of 50% reduced to 30%)
    6. Expanded health insurance coverage for assistive devices for the disabled (more types of devices to be covered for a larger number of recipients)
    7. Health insurance expanded to cover hospital beds in double or triple occupancy rooms at general hospitals or higher-grade medical facilities
    8. Brain or cerebrovascular MRI to be covered by health insurance
  • What is included?
    - Health and Welfare Help Center:129
    - National Health Insurance Service, Customer Center:1577-1000

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