Based on the outbreak situation of this new coronavirus infectious disease, validity (thing that validity expires between March 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021 is best.) of identification of designated intractable disease recipient will be automatically extended for one year.
To person having identification of designated intractable disease recipient, we are going to mail notice of extension to homes from each Public Health and Welfare Office from late May through early June in future.
In addition, we hope that medical institution is not consulted only for the purpose as the acquisition of clinical Surveys individual vote for update procedure becomes needless.
- Principle, update procedure this year are unnecessary.
- We can use identification of recipient you have now sequentially only for one year from the time limit after the progress on expiration date.
- As person with change (that and address where income was changed from 2018 through 2019 were changed) may need procedure for change, please report to each Public Health and Welfare Office for the items mentioned of identification of recipient.
For more details, please refer to flyer (attachment) about extension measures of public expenditure medical care in consideration of influence and Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare new coronavirus infectious disease's HP (related link).
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (about recipient extension of validity period pertaining to designated intractable disease, children chronicity identification illness on the basis of new coronavirus infectious disease) (external link)