Guest Lecture by the Head of PPSDM in Ministry of Health

Guest Lecture by the Head of PPSDM in Ministry of Health

Wednesday (2/5), State Health Polytechnic of Malang (Polkesma) held guest lecture about the Role of National Health Insurance (JKN), Challenges and Prospects delivered by the Head of PPSDM, Ministry of Health, Mr. drg. Usman Sumantri, M.Sc.

The lecture which took place at Auditorium was attended by students and lectures.  The event opened by singing   Indonesia Raya national anthem, then welcome speech by Director of State Health Polytechnic of Malang, Budi Susatia, S.Kp., M.Kes.

National Health Insurance (JKN) is a Government program that aims to provide comprehensive health insurance assurance for all Indonesian people in order to live healthy, productive and prosperous. In accordance with Law No. 40 of 2004, the National Social Security System (SJSN) is organized with a social insurance mechanism whereby each participant is required to pay contributions to provide protection for socioeconomic risks affecting the participants themselves and / or members of their families.

JKN is a part of the SJSN which is carried out using a mandatory social insurance mechanism with the aim of fulfilling basic needs of public health provided to every insured or premium paid by the government. As health workers, educators and students should be able to understand about JKN.

The guest lecture is followed by a discussion that gives students and educators the opportunity to ask questions. Mr. Director, Budi Susatia, S.Kp., M.Kes hopes that the guest lecture about the role of  JKN Role delivered by the Mr. drg. Usman Sumantri, M.Sc  as the Head of PPSDM can provide additional knowledge for educators and students, so that Polkesma can take an active role in the success of government programs. (syf)