News About: Med. Insurance


Layla Tab, Shinbaro Cap and Motilitone will be re-deliberated for the health insurance benefit

A result of the Board of Audit and Inspection was reported that it is required to re-deliberate health insurance benefits for natural medicines, ‘Layla Tab,’ ‘Shinbaro Cap’ and ‘Motilitone Tab,’ as their previous ones...

Last year, policyholders of the National Health Insurance paid KRW 90 thousand, but received benefits worth of KRW 160 thousand

A study has shown that insurance fees paid by policyholders of the National Health Insurance were averagely KRW 96,145 per person last year, but they have received benefits worth of KRW 161,793 which is 1.7 times high...

The non-small cell lung cancer treatment is confirmed to be applied for the insurance benefit from the coming May

The non-small cell lung cancer treatment ‘Xalkori Cap’ will be applied for the National Health Insurance benefit from the coming May. The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced on the 30th that it has decided on th...

Hepatitis type B treatments will be expanded on health insurance benefits in May

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Hyung-pyo Moon) prepared an amendment for ‘details regarding applicable standard and methods of medical care benefits’ including contents to expand insurance benefits on th...

Application of the health insurance coverage on teeth scaling made a huge increase in dental patients

After expansion of the health insurance coverage onteeth scaling, it is shown that the number of visits of patients with periodontal diseases to dental clinics have suddenly increased. The National Health Insurance S...

EPC will Resist until the Telemedicine Demo Project is terminated

‘Emergency Planning Committee for Medical Service Normalization of Korean Medical Association (hereinafter referring to EPC)’ completed production of promotional materials to help the members of Korean Medical Associa...

The case payment for outpatient hemodialysis adjusted from 136,000 won to 146,120 won

Based on the amendment of 'Standard of medical fee and general standards (Notice)', the case payment for outpatient hemodialysis adjusted from 136,000 won to 146,120 won. In addition, as a legal basis about the monet...

Concerns growing over profit-seeking hospitals plan

The government is moving closer toward allowing the establishment of profit-seeking hospitals here in a bid to improve the quality of medical services and strengthen the overall competitiveness of the domestic medical...

Government to expand health insurance coverage for rheumatoid arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, who are found to be positive in serum test, will benefit from more health insurance coverage from this month, according to the Ministry of Heath, Welfare and Family Affairs. Acco...

High-priced 693 items to be re-evaluated in 2009

The Korea Insurance Review and Assessment Service announced on December 23 that it will re-evaluate the economic effectiveness of expensive 693 drugs (583 ingredients) in the first quarter of next year, down 77 items ...

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