BANDUNG - BPJS Health with West Java Provincial Government signed MoU on optimizing the role of government in realizing Universal Health Coverage National Health Insurance - Healthy Indonesia Card West Java Province 2018.
The signing of the MoU was held in the commemoration of 53rd National Health Day (HKN) West Java Province level in Gedung Sate, Monday (13/11).
"This activity is one form of local government role in realizing UHC or universe coverage.To UHC is actually a form of our commitment together to succeed the program JKN-KIS as one of the government's strategic program" said Aher.
Meanwhile, Deputy Director of BPJS Health Dept. of West Java Deputy Mohammad Edison revealed, the total membership BPJS Health of West Java until 31 October 2017 reached 30,777,549 inhabitants.
"The amount is equivalent to 70.36 percent of the total population of West Java coming from various segments including residents who are registered by the local government through JAMKESDA integration" Edison said.
Edison also added that local government support is crucial in maximizing the JKN-KIS program.
"For example, Cirebon City is the first city in West Java that has reached Universal Health Coverage on 1 November 2017 with the total membership of 320,362 people" concluded Edison. (Even)