National Jun 28, 2016

Hospitals sought for treating 'medical tourists'

An incorporated association promoting the globalization of Japanese medical services said it will publicly solicit medical institutions seeking to be registered on a list of hospitals prepared to treat foreign patients. Compiling the list has been planned under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth strategy as ...

Editorials Apr 30, 2015

Scrutinize health insurance reform

The national government needs to provide sufficient support to prefectural governments, which will be tasked to play a larger role in maintaining the nation's health insurance system.