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Fix the ailing BPJS Kesehatan, or else

Jakarta | Wed, December 20, 2017 | 12:52 pm
Fix the ailing BPJS Kesehatan, or else Primary school students and residents bring recyclable trash to get free healthcare services that could cover BPJS Kesehatan premiums. (JP/Aman Rochman)

PREMIUM For many of us, reports of the Rp 9 trillion (US$ 630 million) deficit the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) is suffering come almost as a foregone conclusion. Ever since it was launched in 2014, BPJS Kesehatan has been struggling to stay financially healthy. The universal healthcare scheme has been beset by financial deficits and has only been viable because of the massive...

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