Jakarta (21/03/2022) – BPJS Kesehatan continues to encourage and invite various parties to support the implementation of the JKN-KIS Program, one of which is through the JKN Donation Program. This time, the donation came from the Tahir Foundation as a non-profit organization founded by Dato’ Sri Prof. Dr. Tahir who is also the owner of Mayapada Group. Total of Rp 2 billion was officially donated by the Tahir Foundation to help pay off the arrears of dues for JKN-KIS class 3 participants who could not afford in the Bandung area.
Jonathan Tahir as Co-Chairman of the Tahir Foundation said, “Education and health and welfare of the people are indicators of a developed country. Tahir Foundation wants to create a better Indonesia, where every individual has access to adequate health and education services to improve the quality of life and welfare of the Indonesian people. We hope that through this donation, independent JKN-KIS class 3 participants who are in arrealrs in Bandung can again gain access to adequate and productive health insurance protection for a quality future.”
Director of BPJS Kesehatan, Ghufron Mukti said, “We developed this donation program with the hope that people who have not received health social security protection can immediately be registered as JKN-KIS participants, and those who have become JKN-KIS participants but are in arrears due to financial difficulties, can pay off their arrears by donors. We extend our deepest appreciation to the Tahir Foundation for this donation, especially in a pandemic situation. Hopefully it can be an inspiration and motivation for all parties to get involved in helping others and supporting the sustainability of the JKN-KIS Program, which is getting more and more qualified,”
He added, various efforts have been made by the Government to ensure that every Indonesian citizen is protected for their basic health needs through the JKN-KIS Program, starting from registering people who cannot afford to be participants in Contribution Assistance (CA) at the central and regional levels, providing contribution assistance for participants who are not eligible. registered by the Regional Government and Non-Wage Recipient Workers (NWRW)/independent class 3 as well as providing a budget for Wage Recipient Workers participants (WRW).
“It is undeniable that the Covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on the economic condition of the community, including the ability of JKN-KIS participants in the NWRW and Non-Workers (NW) segments to pay the monthly JKN-KIS contributions. For this reason, we have also provided relief from the payment of arrears for NWRW and NW segment participants who are in arrears through the Gradual Contribution Payment Plan Program which can be accessed on the Mobile JKN application,” explained Ghufron.
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