Q3: What compensation has been provided for the patients with Minamata
A3: Compensation including payment of medical expenses has been provided.
When people are legally certified as Minamata disease patients, they are
paid a lump sum of money, a pension, medical expenses, medical allowance,
and the cost of care, etc.
For those with applicable conditions such as sensory disorders and who
had taken a lot of marine products, allowances are provided to cover medical
care expenses under the Comprehensive Measures.