English Patchwork Approach Persists in Resolving JKN Deficit

Health Insurance

Patchwork Approach Persists in Resolving JKN Deficit

The government has injected another round of financial aid to the Healthcare and Social Service Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), to help it overcome the national health insurance (JKN) scheme’s burgeoning deficit. However, such aid will only be effective in the short term.

· 1 menit baca
JAKARTA, KOMPAS – Many believe that the government is relying on a patchwork approach to resolve the JKN scheme’s lack of funds. The deficit persists even after the government’s financial injection of Rp 4.9 trillion (US$328.77 million) this year. Financial deficit has been the name of the [...]