Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare


Long-term Care Insurance in Japan

1. Aims of Establishing Long-term Care Insurance

2. The Long-term care Insurance System

3. Premiums for long-term care insurance

4. Implementation of the long-term care insurance system

5. The development of the long-term care system until now and future issues

Direction of Health and Welfare Policies for the Elderly over the Next Five Years −Gold Plan 21−

General Affairs Division
Health and Welfare Bureau For the Elderly
Ministry of Health,Labour and Welfare
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 100-8916,Japan
Tel: +81-3-5253-1111(Ext.3919)
Fax: +81-3-3503-2740

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