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Oversea Chinese Insurance Information

Brief Introduction (Ch)


Overseas Chinese Students Medical Insurance

  • New Direct Admission Overseas Chinese Students with residence duration less than 6 months can apply for Oversea Chinese Students Medical Insurance
  • Overseas Chinese with valid Student Status/ARC and stayed in Taiwan for 6 months, with no exit from Taiwan once with not more than 30 days, are required to apply for Taiwan National Health Insurance by law.
  • If the above qualifications are not fulfilled, students will continue to apply for Cathay Life Insurance .
  • These insurances are to assure there will be sufficient fund for emergency medical expense.

Group insurance applicants

  • ROC National Identification Card holders with immediate family members in Taiwan must rely on their immediate family members to apply for insurance;
  • ARC holders and ROC IC holders without immediate family members will rely on the school to apply for insurance.

【Insurances Quick Reference】

  O.C. Student Medical Insurance National Health Insurance Cathay Life Insurance
Target New Direct Admission Overseas Chinese Students with residence duration less than 6 months (exclude National Health Insurance holders) Oversea Chinese Student (general) O.C. Student not qualified for National Health Insurance
Fee (NT$) 560 / 6 months

4956 / 6 months (826 / month)
With Poverty Certificate : 50% subsidization of Self-Pay Insurance Fee
*Actual number still might vary

3000 / 6 months
Regulation
  1. When seeing doctor, pay first.
  2. Prepare the following documents to Office of General Student Affair for claim application:
  • Certificate of Diagnosis (Original)
  • Medical expense receipt
  • Bankbook if not registered (Photocopy)

※Multiple claims on the same disease can be applied together, requires a Certificate of Diagnosis on the latest visit with all the dates of the previous visits.

Bring NHI Card while getting medical treatment, but still requires registration fee and part expenses
  1. When seeing doctor, pay first.
  2. Prepare the following documents to Office of General Student Affair for claim application:
  • Certificate of Diagnosis (Original)
  • Medical expense receipt
  • Bankbook if not registered (Photocopy)

※Multiple claims on the same disease can be applied together, requires a Certificate of Diagnosis on the latest visit with all the dates of the previous visits.

► Taiwan National Health Insurance Valid Issuing unit of Poverty Certificate

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