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World Health Day: A brief history of the BPJS Kesehatan

  • Prasiddha Gustanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, April 17 2018 | 12:29 am

PREMIUM The Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) is the administrator for Indonesia’s national health insurance (JKN) health coverage program. With 195.2 million participants (as of April 1), it is one of the biggest programs of its kind in the world.

What makes the BPJS Kesehatan unique among insurance programs is that it emphasizes a cross-subsidy system, where the rich help...