The National University Hospital Network Secretariat is located at International Medical Relations Office, Kyushu University Hospital.
If you would like to receive treatment in Kyushu University Hospital, we believe the following information will be helpful for you and your family members.
Generally，if the primary doctor at a hospital abroad agrees to a patient transfer (transfer to Japanese hospital for treatment ),the primary doctor are expected to make a request by mail, e-mail, etc., to the hospital in Japan that he / she considers most appropriate.
Kindly visit The National University Hospital Medical Cooperation Network from the link below, and fill in the “ Patient Medical Care Information Entrance(Inquiry Form)”and transmit the form. The most appropriate clinical department at Kyushu University Hospital in Japan will be introduced to you.
At Kyushu University Hospital, medical care for a foreign patient who does not have a Japanese health insurance qualification is charged at a rate of 20 yen per 1 medical remuneration point. In other words if the patient is not covered with public health insurance of Japan, the medical payment will be doubled. The same applies to living-abroad Japanese patient who does not have a Japanese health insurance qualification.
Please refer to the previous section “Japanese patients residing abroad” regarding the procedures to be taken if you wish to receive medical care at Kyushu University Hospital.
Foreign patients desiring to come to Japan to receive medical care are requested to kindly understand the following.
The following examples are provided based on past experience at Kyushu University Hospital on receiving and treating patients from abroad.