The Sustainability of the Health Insurance Program Must Be Maintained


Suara.com – For the umpteenth time, the President Director of BPJS Kesehatan, Ali Ghufron Mukti representing Indonesia as a speaker in a webinar themed “Health Coverage: Regulatory Aspects and Strategies to Prevent Inefficiency” which was held by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) online, Thursday (14/10/2021). ). In the event, Ghufron explained the meaning of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) defined by the World Health Organization (WHO).

“Universal health insurance is a situation where everyone can access the quality health services they need without financial difficulties. The challenge that is always there is ensuring the sustainability of the health insurance program must be maintained,” said Ghufron, who currently also serves as Chairman of the Health Commission or Technical Commission on Medical Care and Sickness Insurance (TC HEALTH) ISSA for the period 2020-2022 which consists of 160 countries.

He said the managed care-based payment system was designed to maintain the sustainability of the health insurance program. The JKN-KIS program adopts a payment system starting from capitation, INA-CBG’s and fee for service for certain services. This shows that the JKN-KIS Program implements a financing system that is able to adapt dynamically.

“Of course, it is possible that the Indonesian government will certainly continue to seek the right system that is adapted to the conditions of the times,” he said.

Also Read: JKN-KIS Sustainability Relies on Effective and Efficient Pharmaceutical Management

In addition to BPJS Kesehatan, also present at the event as speakers include EN3S National School of Social Security (France), The National Sickness Insurance Fund (CNAM) (France), Iranian Social Security Organization (Iran), Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). ) India.


Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.

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