Death

The Health Insurance Society will pay “Funeral Expenses” in the event of the death of an insured person or dependent. It will pay “Funeral Costs” to the person who actually administered the burial of a deceased person in the event of a deceased person with no family members or close friends.

If the insured person has died

Required documents:
  • Documents certifying the death
    (Death certificate, burial permit, cremation-permit copy, removal from the family register or a postmortem certificate)
  • Should an insured person pass away, ‘Selection Form for Beneficiary
  • The receipt for burial-related costs in cases of requesting Funeral Costs
Deadline: As soon as possible
Applies to:
  • Surviving dependents (Funeral Expenses)
  • The person who actually handled the burial of a deceased person if the deceased person had no family members or close friends (Funeral Costs)
Submission destination Send the application form
Notes: When requesting payment of Funeral Costs, attach receipts indicating the cost of the burial, in addition to the Death Certificate.

If a family member has died

Required documents:
  • Documents certifying the death
    (Death certificate, burial permit or cremation-permit copy)
Deadline: As soon as possible
Applies to: Person on whom the deceased was dependent
Submission destination Send the application form
Notes: In addition, procedures to remove the deceased from dependent status are also required. See the link below for more information
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