LEXICON
No.4 September 6, 2010

Hyoka-ryoyo; healthcare services to be assessed
評価療養
Sentei-ryoyo; selected healthcare services
選定療養
Senshin-iryo; advanced healthcare services provided using unapproved technology but not using any unapproved drugs or medical devices
先進医療
Kohdo-iryo; advanced healthcare services provided using unapproved drugs or medical devices
高度医療

The specific treatment cost program (特定療養費制度) was revised through the amendment of the Health Insurance Law (健康保険法) in October 2006 and “healthcare services to be assessed (評価療養),”which need to be assessed to determine whether they are worth being reimbursed under...

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