Table. 1.

Specified geriatric disease for long-term care insurance service in the aged under 65; Korea and Japan

Korea Japan
1. Dementia in Alzheimer’s disease
2. Vascular dementia
3. Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere
4. Unspecified dementia
5. Alzheimer’s disease
6. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
7. Intracerebral hemorrhage
8. Other nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage
9. Cerebral infarction
10. Stroke, not specified as hemorrhage or infarction
11. Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries, not resulting in cerebral infarction
12. Occlusion and stenosis of cerebral arteries, not resulting in cerebral infarction
13. Other cerebrovascular disease
14. Cerebrovascular disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
15. Sequelae of cerebrovascular disease
16. Parkinson’s disease
17. Secondary parkinsonism
18. Parkinsonism in diseases classified elsewhere
19. Other degenerative disease of basal ganglia
20. Sequelae of stroke in oriental medicine
21. Tremor in oriental medicine
1. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
2. Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
3. Osteoporosis combined with fracture
4. Shy-Drager syndrome
5. Early-onset dementia
6. Spiniocerebellar degeneration
7. Spinal stenosis complicated with paraplegia
8. Wemer syndrome
9. Diabetic complications (renal, retinal, neural)
10. Cerebrovascular disease
11. Parkinsonism
12. Occlusive atherosclerosis
13. Rheumatic arthropathy with functional impairment
14. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
15. Deformed joints of both knees or both hips
16. Terminal cancer

Sources: Enforcement Decree of Long-term Care Insurance Act (Korea, 2022), Japanese Long-term Care Act (7-3-2). Specified disease for long-term care services ( (Japan, 2023).

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