Project for Low-Income Class

Visiting Treatment (☎ 3153-9063)

Eligible candidates : Medical aid recipients with mobility challenges requiring regular treatments

Jobs : Internal medicine treatment and drug administration, health counseling and health education

Location : Visitations to each household

Treatment method : In-home treatment-visit by a health care team (doctor and nurse)

 

Visiting Health Care (☎ 3153-9101)

Eligible candidates: Medical aid recipient households, multicultural families, elderly independents

Nursing service contents: Basic health examination for the household, basic health screening, instructions for using the public health center, health counseling and education, etc.

Nursing method: Home visitations by a community nurse

 

Medical Expense Assistance for Premature and Congenitally Abnormal Infants (☎ 3153-9093)

Eligible candidates : Household of a premature child that received neonatal intensive care treatments : earns less than 150% of the national average income

Application method : Birth parents can apply within 6-months after hospital discharge following premature childbirth

Required documents : Premature childbirth assistance application, birth certificate, medical care bill, detailed statement of doctor's fees, health insurance card, health insurance premium receipt from recent months, a copy of bankbook, medical certificate (congenitally abnormal infants)

Scope of Assistance

- Premature infants :
* If the cost borne by the parents is less than 1 million won, 100% assistance is given
* If the cost borne by the parents exceeds 1 million won, 80%-90% assistance is given for the differential (maximum 10 million won depending on birth weight)

- Congenitally abnormal infants :
* If the cost borne by the parents is less than 1 million won, 100% assistance is given
* If the cost borne by the parents exceeds 1 million won, 80%-90% assistance is given for the differential (maximum 5 million won)

 

Medical Expense Assistance for Infertile Couples (☎ 3153-9093)

Eligible candidates : The Woman's age is less than 44-years old, legally married, infertile, has submitted IVF or artificial insemination requests as per the physician's medical certificate, and who have a household monthly income below 150% of the national average household income.
※Either the husband or wife must have Republic of Korea nationality and be a registered resident.

Required documents :

- Original infertility certificate (IVF or artificial insemination request forms)

- Health insurance card

- Health insurance premium receipt

- Resident registration card, etc.

Assistance amount :

- IVF attempts - Fresh embryos 3 attempts, maximum 1.8 million won (3 million won for recipients of National Basic Living Security System) ; Frozen embryos, maximum 0.6 million won

- Artificial insemination 3 attempts, 500,000 won (same for recipients of National Basic Living Security System)

 

Health Care Program for Postnatal Mothers and Newborn Infants (☎ 3153-9093)

Eligible candidates :

- Those who earn less than 50% of the average national household income

- 40-days before expected birth to 30 days postpartum

Assistance period : Single birth 2-weeks; twins 3-weeks; triplets and disabled mothers 4-weeks
Required documents :

- Childbirth documents - Birth certificate, birth mother booklet

- Health insurance card/p>

- Health insurance premium receipt/p>

Co-payment: Independent case

 

Medical Expense Assistance for Rare Incurable Diseases (☎ 3153-9044)

Eligible candidates :

- Residents who suffer from rare incurable diseases and appropriately meet the criteria for income, property, based on the medical cost support guidelines for rare incurable diseases among the 134 disease types designated by the Korea Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family Affairs

Request Procedure :

Check whether the disease is one of the rare incurable diseases designated by the Korea Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs -> Submit required documents and application -> Income and property investigation -> Notification of assistance upon review of the investigation findings -> Registration card issuance

Required documents :

- Health insurance card

- Family Relations Certificate ( includes patient's family and family member responsible for support)

- All documents regarding the applicant's income and property (residential contracts, statement of wage, etc.)

- Diagnosis or examination certificate, registration card for disabled persons (if applicable)

- Auto insurance contract (if applicable)

- Copy of bank passbook account

Scope of assistance : Up to the insurance co-payment amount of treatment expenses

 

Medical Expense Assistance for Cancer Treatments (☎ 3153-9044)

Eligible candidates : Patients eligible to receive medical aid; or those with cancer confirmation through the early-diagnosis program among the those insured by National Health Insurance

Required documents :

- Insured patients : Diagnosis notification, diagnosis certificate, and insurance premium payment receipt

- Patients eligible to receive medical aid : Medical aid statement, diagnosis certificate, and treatment payment receipt

- Lung cancer patients : Certificate of health insurance or medical aid statement, diagnosis certificate, and statement of payment of insurance premiums

Prices List of Standard Garbage Bags
Eligible Candidates and Diseases Maximum Assistance
Health insurance subscribers
(stomach cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer)
2 million won per year, per person
Recipients of medical aid
(all cancer types)
2.2 million won per year, per person
Lung cancer patients
(excluding metastasized lung cancer cases)
1 million won per person
(standard amount)
Pediatric cancer patients
(all cancer types for patients under 18-years old)
Leukemia : 30 million won
Other cancer types: 20 million
 

Outside Pharmacy Medical Expense Assistance Programs for Elderly over 65-Years Old (☎ 3153-9134)

Eligible candidates : Elderly over 65-years old who reside in Seoul and are eligible for insurance

Assistance condition : Total prescription outside of hospital (per the clinicadministered prescriptions) is less than 10,000 won

Assistance amount : 1,200 won per prescription