Health Insurance and Medical Treatment
National Health Insurance
As of July 17,1999, a new Act with regards to the National Health Insurance Program (NHI) was passed into law. Under this law, all persons residing in the ROC, and holding an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) for more than four months, are required to join the NHI Program immediately. These persons will contribute regular monthly premiums, and will then become eligible for all of the benefits covered by the NHI program.
Any questions or comments concerning the NHI Program should be directed to the following departments:
1.The Bureau of National Health Insurance, Gao-ping Branch
#157, Jiou Ru 2nd, Road, San Min District, Kaohsiung City.
2.Bureau of Health
#132, Kai Syuan 2nd Road, Ling Ya District.
Listed below are the major hospitals in Kaohsiung City:
1.Ta Tong Hospital
#68, Jhong Hua 3rd Road, Cian Jin Distict.
2.Min Sheng Hospital
#134, Kai Syuan 2nd Road, Ling Ya District.
3.Women & Children General Hospital
#967, Jhong Hua 1st Road, Ku Shan District.
4.Kai Syuan Hospital
#2, Kai Syuan 2nd Road, Ling Ya District.
5.Ci Jin Hospital
#1-1, Miao Cian Road, Ci Jin District.
6.Kaosiung Medical College/ Chung Ho Memorial Hospital
#100, Shih Cyuan 1st Road, San Min District.
7.Kaohsiung Veteran’s General Hospital
#386, Da Jhong 1st Road, Zuo Ying District.
8.Juan’s General Hospital
#162, Cheng Gong 1st Road, Ling Ya District.
9.Siao Gang Hospital
#482, Shan Ming Road, Siao Gang District.
10.Zuo Ying Hospital
#553,Jyun Siao Road, Zuo Ying District.
11.Jhang Geng Memorial Hospital
#132, Da Bei Road, Niao Song District, Kaohsiung City.
No.1 Yida Road, Jiaosu Village, Yanchao District, Kaohsiung City.