1 Before hospitalization

You have from the time you are told you will be hospitalized to the day of admission to apply at Counter #6.

Once the day of hospitalization has been decided you be contacted no later than the day prior.

2 Day of admission

Arrive at 1:30pm (or the time your doctor indicates) on the day of hospitalization. Go to Counter #6 (or after hours reception on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) to complete preparations.

(1) Items to bring to the hospital

– Patient ID card

– Health insurance card

– Hospitalization application form [Nyuin moshikomi sho]

– Hospitalization pledge form [Nyuin seiyaku sho]

– Consent form for fees not covered by insurance

– Any and all certificates for medical benefits received, such as aid for those with chronic diseases (if applicable)

“- High-Cost Medical Expense Benefit
(Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount Application) [Gendogaku tekiyo nintei sho]”

– Certificate for reduction of costs (for those eligible for reduced cost meals) [Gengaku nintei sho]

– Hospitalization history sheet [Nyuin reki kakunin hyo]

– Certificate of hospital discharge (if you’ve been hospitalized in the past three months) [Taiin syomei syo]

– Certificate of public assistance benefits (if applicable) [Seikatsu hogo iryo ken]

– personal inkan stamp (if necessary)

– any medicines you are taking (give to ward staff)

– your medicine notebook (give to ward staff)

(2) Other

Parking on the day of your admission and discharge (only) are free. Go to Counter #2 to apply (or after hours reception after 5:15 pm and on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays).

3 Payment for Hospitalization

(1) Medical fee

Regarding medical fees to foreign patients who do not have either Japanese public health care insurance, it is calculated at 20 yen per point〔Tax excluded〕 of medical fee points which is laid down by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

Payments can be very expensive.

An estimate of a medical bill can be presented upon request.

Payment is possible only with yen cash or a credit card. We do not work directly with private insurers.

(2) Payment while hospitalized

An invoice for the calendar month’s fees will be sent to you by the middle of the next calendar month. Pay by the deadline either at the first floor automatic payment machines or at Counter #5. You can also pay at any branch of Kyoto Bank weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm.

(3) Payment at discharge 

When you are discharged go to Counter #6. After paying, your receipts and other documents will be signed by the head of the ward. Show these documents at the security office before leaving.

(4) Private room charges

Tell us if you’d like a private room. The cost is not covered by Japanese public health care insurance so you will be responsible for the additional fee.

Private room charges are calculated per day.

(Example: 2 days and 1 night in a room of 9,240 yen → total of 18,480 yen)

Private room charges Kyoto City residents 7,700円~15,400円
Those living outside Kyoto City 9,240円~18,480円

(5) Credit card payment

We accept the following cards. Pay at Counter #5 on the first floor of the main building.

(The automatic payment machines do not accept credit cards.)

VISA/Master Card/JCB/DC Card/AEON Card/American Express/Diners Club/Discover

4 Life on the ward

(1) Lights out, etc.

Lights are turned on at 6 am and lights out is at 10 pm.

(2) Meals

We strongly discourage bringing outside food into the hospital. Please bring your own utensils, such as a spoon and chopsticks.

For breakfast you can chose either a meal with bread or a meal with rice.

Patients with food allergies should discuss them with their doctor, nurse, and/or nutritionist.

Halal, vegan and vegetarian meals may not be available.

(3) Televisions and refrigerators

There are televisions and refrigerators in each patient room. Both can be used with a prepaid television card.

Prepaid television cards can be purchased from machines near the telephones on floors 3, 4, 5, and 6 of the North Building. There are also machines in the hall connecting Main and North Buildings on floors 3, 6, and 7.

The prepaid television card can also be used for the following:

– shopping (Family Mart)

– restaurant (Wisteria)

– coffee shop (Doutor Coffee)

– barbershop

– coin laundry

– refrigerator



〒604-8845 京都市中京区壬生東高田町1の2


TEL:075-311-5311(代)  FAX:075-321-6025(代)



平日(月~金) / 午前8時30分~午前11時


平日(月~金)・土・日・祝 / 午後2時~午後4時





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