BANDUNG-West Java Provincial Government asked the Social Security organizer (BPJS) health agency to optimize services to BPJS participants.
In West Java alone, currently recorded 31,509,522 participants from 43,740,159 residents or has reached 72.047 percent of the total. Not to mention, 27 cities / districts have been integrated into BPJS Health with the total number of participants until January 2018 as many as 2,656,934 inhabitants.
Thus expressed by the Regional Secretary, Iwa Karniwa, in partnership activities BPJS with the provincial government of West Java in Gedung Sate, Diponegoro Street, Bandung, Wednesday (7/3/2018).
"As we know that health is a human right as it is mandated in article 28 of the 1945 Constitution. The government here is obliged to carry out development and service continuously and reach the whole society," said Iwa.
Based on Law 24/2011 on BPJS, it is believed that health BPJS is functioning to organize health insurance program.
"The presence of BPJS Health, which has been operating for several years, is expected to be a positive contribution as an effort to realize the national social security siatem as mandated in Law 40/2004," he said.
In line with this, it on behalf of West Java Provincial Government welcomes and at the same time appreciate to BPJS Jabar who has initiated the forum.
"It is important that I convey that in order to support the optimization of BPJS health services, it is necessary to have the same understanding among stakeholders regarding various matters related to BPJS Health services," said Iwa.
Iwa added that the meeting has strategic significance, especially in addition to being a medium for delivering various information, it can also serve as a vehicle for communication and coordination among related stakeholders, especially to discuss various problems or obstacles.
"For that I hope that coordination can bring the best health service for the people of West Java," he concluded. (Even)