Indonesia’s deficit is budgeted to be Rp 296 trillion this year. That 48 trillion doesn’t help.Well, just a quick calculation, 96 million x Rp 42,000 x 12 months = about Rp 48 trillion. Not an unreasonable expenditure for a country with a budget of about Rp 2400 trillion....
You can "upgrade" by paying the cost difference between what Class 1 and class 3 services. Not the difference in premium, the difference in actual cost. This is probably preferable for relatively healthy people who don't forsee many hospital visits.I heard that if you have class 3, you can upgrade to class 1 if you need to use the service.
And anyone who has been to a BPJS hospital for their sniffles and ailments receives a paper bag full of often unnecessary drugs. The pharma bill must be huge!! And the paperwork is staggering!!The government needs to do a better job in stopping people from going to a doctor for the slightest ailments. Going into a clinic you can sense immediately with all the sniffles and sneezes that these people do not need a doctor. They go because it's free. The management of the program needs better attention. They need to start telling people they do not need a doctor and turn them away. Doctors and clinics will not turn them away because it is a charge to collect on.
When they implemented BPJS hospitals started cutting cost anywhere they could find since they were getting less per patient. Even means in hospitals were downsized and cheapened. Doctors complain that they got more per patient when the patients were paying and now receive so much less. Of course, they never mention they are making more overall since they are seeing many patients more now.
I do not mind the raise in fees but I feel they need to better their services in the hospitals and clinics and can do that with better BPJS management.
You don't get less for having the lower class or more with the higher more expensive class. How is this justified?
But that's is also quite common in Europe. And then the specialist earns more or less depending on the room type of the patient.the normal surgeon's fee could be 10jt, and if you opt to stay in the VVIP room in the hospital the surgeon's fee becomes 25jt instead.