The National Health Insurance (NHI) Program
- The Monthly Premium
A foreign employee can join the NHI immediately after he/she has obtained the ARC. Foreign visitors, students, and Mainland China employee/visitors with a valid ARC and have resided in Taiwan for more than four months are entitled/required to enroll in Taiwan's NHI Program. The NHI monthly premium is prorated according to salary. For example, the premium is under NT$ 1000 for a salary of NT$ 65000 per month.
- The Benefits
- Outpatient services, inpatient (hospital) care and medications are provided by the contracted medical care institutions in the case of illness, injury, or childbirth.
- Preventive health care, such as children's preventive health care, prenatal examinations, and adult health examinations.
- After receiving emergency treatment at a non-contracted medical institution in Taiwan or a medical institution overseas, the insured may subsequently apply to the Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) to reimburse covered medical expenses.