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Beginning January 1, 2015, the Average Number of Dependents in the National Health Insurance to Be Downgraded to 0.62

  • Data Source:Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Created:2014-12-23
  • Last Updated:2017-01-11

Today (the 23rd), the National Health Insurance Administration announced that the average number of dependents in items 1 to 3 of Category 1 of the National Health Insurance shall be downgraded from its original 0.7 to 0.62 on January 1, 2015. 

The National Health Insurance Administration indicated that according to Article 29 of the National Health Insurance Act, the number of dependents in items 1 to 3 of Category 1 for whom insurance units or the government subsidizes premiums is calculated based on the average number of actual dependents within items 1 to 3 of Category 1. Based on the most recent statistical results, the Administration announced that the average number of dependents shall be downgraded to 0.62 on January 1, 2015.