Okky: BPJS Director Rules Should Be Suspended

By : Anisa Triyuli And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, July 30 2018 - 14:30 IWST

Okky Asokawati, Anggota DPR RI (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Okky Asokawati, Anggota DPR RI (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Member of House of Representatives Commission IX 2014-2018 period, Okky Asokawati said that the regulations issued by the director of BPJS related to the three health care insurance should be suspended.

Her statement in Jakarta, Sunday (29/7), related to the regulation of BPJS Health Director's regulation on health service which is no longer borne by BPJS Health, namely healthy delivery, cataract and physiotherapy.

Looking at the three health care director regulations that have implications for the abolition of the National Health Insurance (JKN) benefit, for healthy maternity mothers, cataracts and physiotherapy services as well as the community's reaction to the policy, I request that the three Regulations of the Director of Health Services BPJS Health Security be suspended implementation, he explained.

The rules should be socialized down. "People under the anxiety and restless over the three regulations directed by BPJS," he said.

According to her, BPJS Health's finance which has a deficit burden of Rp9.75 trillion last year should also be the concern of the government and all related parties.

"The shadow of bankruptcy BPJS Health should get a serious response by the government because it concerns the constitutional mandate associated with national health insurance," she said.

The central government can make a significant breakthrough on the financial burden of BPJS Health. One way that can be done such as the elaboration BPJS Health program with local governments in practice also apply health programs for local residents.

Elaboration of this program can be one way to reduce the financial burden BPJS Health.

"The Ministry of Health can work with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) under the coordination of the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture (PMK) to create a collaborative system between local government programs in the field of health with BPJS Health," she explained.

In addition, BPJS Health can take alternative measures by implementing a "cost sharing" system or sharing costs with BPJS Health participants for three health services as outlined in the three BPJS Health Service Guarantee Director regulations. This step is more rational than charging all costs to BPJS Health participants.

About what percentage is borne, please debunk the core essence of citizens should be served health problems well.

"On the other hand BPJS Health is also not increasingly deficit," said Okky who previously PPP politician and now joined Nasdem Party.

Source: Antara

News Comment

Today's Industry

Presiden Jokowi hadiri Sidang Tahunan MPR 2018 (Foto Setkab)

Kamis, 16 Agustus 2018 - 18:00 WIB

President Jokowi is Optimistic of the People Able to Face Future Challenges

Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said, the celebration of 73rd Independence Day on Friday (08/17/2018) tomorrow is a momentum to recall the spirit of Indonesian unity which has been…

Ilustrasi Sapi

Kamis, 16 Agustus 2018 - 17:30 WIB

Chaotic Cattle Milk, Government Obligation to Protect Farmers

Jakarta It is the responsibility of the government to take over the effects of the issuance of the Permentan revision relating to the absorption of cow milk, in response to the concerns of farmers.

Kementerian ESDM Luncurkan Contact Center ESDM136

Kamis, 16 Agustus 2018 - 17:00 WIB

Improve Public Information Services, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Launch ESDM Contact Center 136

Jakarta - To further facilitate the public in obtaining information related to the ESDM sector, the ESDM Ministry on Wednesday (08/15/2018) launched the "Contact Center ESDM 136" service which…

Kementrian ESDM (Hariyanto/ INDUSTRY.co.id)

Kamis, 16 Agustus 2018 - 16:30 WIB

These are the Five Steps of ESDM to Increase Foreign Exchange and Strengthen Rupiah Exchange Rate

Jakarta - At a Limited Meeting (Ratas) held on Tuesday (08/14/2018), President Jokowi gave several directions related to the program to increase foreign exchange in the ESDM sector. The meeting…

Menteri Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral (ESDM) Ignasius Jonan

Kamis, 16 Agustus 2018 - 16:00 WIB

Minister Jonan: Pertamina Must Buy Oil Production Results from National KKKS

Jakarta - Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Minister Ignasius Jonan said the government requires PT Pertamina (Persero) to buy all crude oil production produced by the national Cooperation…