Updated: September 20, 2016

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July 2013

Accepting Applications for Interest Subsidies for National Education Loans Starting in July

Sendai City will subsidize the interest paid on general education loans (National Education Loans)from the Japan Finance Corporation while your child is in high school.

  • Application Period: July 1st-December 20th.
  • Eligibility: Guardians of high school students who reside in Sendai.
  • Qualifications, including income, apply.

Applications: Application forms can be obtained at the following places or downloaded from Sendai City’s official website(Japanese Version):

School Affairs Section (Higashi-nibancho Square Bldg. 2F)
General Information Desk of any Ward Office
General Branch Office

Please refer to the Sendai City Newsletter(Japanese Version)or contact the following office for details.

Inquiries: School Affairs Section Tel. 022-214-8861

Don’t forget to apply for reduction of National Pension payments

If you have difficulty making National Pension payments for financial reasons, you can apply for exemption or reduction of payments(your income will be audited and you will be assigned to one of four tiers based on your income in the previous year).

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section, each Ward Office
National Health Insurance and Pension Section, Miyagi General Branch Office
Public Health and Welfare Section, Akiu General Branch Office

General health check-ups will begin in August

  • Dates: August 1st(Thurs.)-October 31st(Thurs.) 2013
    January 6th(Mon.)-January 31st(Fri.) 2014
  • Eligibility: Anyone who applied to receive a general health check-up from Sendai City.
  • General health check-up slips will be sent at the end of July. Please confirm the information on the slip, refer to the enclosed list of registered medical institutions and receive your check-up within the designated period.
  • Latter-Stage Elderly Medical Insurance policyholders are eligible for general health check-ups. Please apply immedia電話y if you have not already done so.

Persons eligible for specific health check-ups

  • National Health Insurance policyholders between the ages of 40 and 74 residing in Sendai
    Please confirm the information on the specific health check-up slip sent in mid-June and receive your check-up within the designated period.
  • Dependents of other medical insurance policyholders between the ages of 40 and 74 residing in Sendai
    You can receive a specific health check-up from your medical insurance provider at registered medical institutions in Sendai. Please contact your medical insurance provider for details.

Inquiries: Home Health Section of each Ward Office
Public Health and Welfare Section of each General Branch Office

Subsidy for adult rubella vaccination fees

  • Period: Until March 31st, 2014
  • Place of Vaccination: Medical institutions(reservation required)
  • Eligibility: Women aged 19 to 49 who wish to get pregnant(the vaccination cannot be given to women who are already pregnant)or spouses of pregnant women residing in Sendai.
  • Amount of Subsidy/Number of Shots: Full cost of vaccination(maximum 10,000 yen)/One shot per person
  • This subsidy is also applicable to the combined measles/rubella vaccine.
  • Anyone who received the vaccination from April 1st to June 30th is also eligible. Those who have received the vaccinations can receive a refund by applying. Please enquire for details.

Inquiries: Infectious Disease Countermeasures Section Tel. 214-1234
Home Health Section of each Ward Office
Public Health and Welfare Section of each General Branch Office

Specific health check-ups and guidance

Persons between 40 and 74 years of age are eligible for specific health check-ups.

Symptoms of metabolic syndrome, which triggers various lifestyle diseases, do not appear until it is advanced, so it is important to detect it early through regular health check-ups. In order to prevent lifestyle diseases, have regular health check-ups, eat a balanced diet, and exercise regularly. We will provide guidance to improve your lifestyle based on the results of your specific health check-up. For details, please contact your medical insurance provider.

Inquiries: Home Health Section of each Ward Office

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