Q: Is becoming a member mandatory?
I don't need to join PMAC because I am enrolled in a private health insurance
plan in my country which covers my medical expenses in Japan.
Q: Recently my wife and I had a child. As my wife also works, I have not claimed her as a dependent and do not receive a dependent allowance for the child from the school. Can I still have our child approved as a dependent?
Q: My father recently died. Although my mother lives apart from me, she will be relying on me for support. She has not yet reached the age of 60 and is without income. What documents will I need to submit?
Q: Because I was working away from home and had to leave my family behind, I had been given a Membership Card for a Dependent Living Away from Home for both my wife and my child. However, recently I was transferred back and I am living with my family again. Are there any procedures I will have to follow?
About Voluntarily Continued Insurance Member
When a Member or a Dependent Becomes ill or is Injured
Q: Will I need to submit written claims in order to receive coverage under the Benefit for High Cost Medical Care, Reimbursement of the Partial Cost benefit, Reimbursement of the Partial Cost for Dependent benefit, Inpatient Care Benefit, and Dependent Inpatient Care Benefit?
When a Child is Born
In Case of Death
Loss of Income as a Result of Leave Due to Illness
In Case of Harm from Floods, Earthquake, and Other Disasters
About Lump-Sum Withdrawal Payment
Q: When I enroll in the Employees’ Pension Plan and the National Pension Plan as a First or Third Insured Person I receive a pension book. Does the Private School Mutual Aid system also issue such a book?
Q: My Monthly Standard Salary is 410,000 yen, and I received a bonus of 1,000,000 yen each twice within the last 12 months. Consequently, I know that I will not be entitled to receive pensions while I’m still working, but will I have to make a written claim anyhow?
Q: My husband has died and I am receiving Survivor’s Welfare Pension. I will be retiring from a private school at the end of the year at 63 years old. Will I also be able to receive the Retirement Mutual Aid Pension? My birth date is October 15, 1947.
About Loan Program
Q: I have taken out a loan (general) and would like to know how long it would take for a change in the rate to be reflected in the amount of my monthly repayments. Also, will I be notified when there is a change in the rate?
Q: I would like to repay part of the loan I have taken out as a lump sum through the voluntary repayment program. What is the procedure I should follow? I would also like to know whether paying back part of the loan will result in a reduction in my monthly repayment amount?