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3:THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL INSURANCE
Q: What is Japan's SOCIAL INSURANCE?
Social Insurance is a kind of insurance that is managed by the government.
Everyone living in Japan, including people from abroad, must be insured by social insurance (shakai hoken).
Social insurance in Japan applies to people from abroad working in Japan. As long as you stay in Japan,
you must comply with Japanese laws and and enroll in social insurance.
Q: Types of Social insurance
There are 4 types of social insurance in Japan. This chapter describes the details of each type.
Q: What is Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance?
Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance pays employees' medical expenses and lost salary
when they suffer an injury or illness in the line of work.
Q: What is Employment Insurance?
Japanese employment insurance is for everyone who works in Japan.
Generally speaking, employment insurance provides living expenses for the period until the next job is found after an employee loses their job because a company has gone bankrupt, or when you are dismissed from an employer, or quit your job.
This insurance is paid on condition that the employee has worked at least 6 months.
Q: What is Health Insurance
Health insurance is insurance for illness and injury. When the insured person and/or his or her family menbers
get sick or injured, health insurance covers medical expenses, etc. If you do not have health insurance, the expense
that you have to pay for the medical care will be about three times more expensive than usual.
For more details,please go toMinistry of Health, Labour and Welfare