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Date of Issue: December 25, 2018

Ref. No.: Wei-Pu-Pao-Tzu No. 1071260577

Attachment:

Subject: Setting up the “maximum amount of the 2019 national health insurance beneficiary’s co-payment for hospitalization”, which shall take effect as of January 1, 2019.

Legal base:  Paragraph 2 of Article 47 of the “National Health Insurance Act”.

Announcement: The “maximum amount of the 2019 national health insurance beneficiary’s co-payment for hospitalization” is set forth as follows:

  1. The maximum amount of co-payment for each time of hospitalization for a same illness: NT$39,000.
  2. The maximum amount of co-payment for hospitalization accumulated in one year: NT$65,000.
  3. The maximum amount of co-payment for hospitalization set forth in the preceding two paragraphs shall only apply to self-bearing medical expenses prescribed under Article 47 of the National Health Insurance Act and incurred by a beneficiary who has been hospitalized in acute care ward for not more than thirty days or in chronic ward for not more than one hundred and eighty days, excluding non-covered items precluded by the National Health Insurance Act.