05 June 2017
UPH as the First University in Tangerang that Registered the Students Collectively to be Participants of JKN-KIS
Head of BPJS (Social Security Provider) for Health of Tigaraksa Branch, Dr. Shanti Lestari, AAK., said that University of Pelita Harapan (UPH) has become the first university in Tangerang Regency that collaborates with BPJS.
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UPH Rector, Dr. (Hon) Jonathan L. Parapak (third from right) Together with Representatives from BPJS and UPH After Signing MoU
 

Head of BPJS (Social Security Provider) for Health of Tigaraksa Branch, Dr. Shanti Lestari, AAK., said that University of Pelita Harapan (UPH) has become the first university in Tangerang Regency that collaborates with BPJS. She hoped that this can be an exemplary and also encourage other universities to participate in promoting Government’s Program by registering its students to be participants of JKN-KIS (National Health Insurance – Indonesia Healthy Card).

This statement was delivered after the signing of Agreement on Health Insurance for scholarship students of UPH, on May 30, 2017, in UPH Rectorate Office, Karawaci, Tangerang. The agreement was signed directly by the Rector of UPH, Dr. (Hon) Jonathan L. Parapak, M. Eng. Sc. and the Head of BPJS for Health of Tigaraksa Branch, Dr. Shanti Lestari, AAK. Starting from June 1, 2017, UPH had registered its students to be participants of JKN-KIS.

“By this agreement, there will be no more obstacle for students especially in terms of health fee. Through this collective Non-Wage Workers program, the university will be responsible for the membership administration and the collective dues. Students are collectively registered to BPJS for health with one virtual account for one university,” said Dr. Shanti.

Through this agreement, starting from June 2017, scholarship students of UPH who are already registered can enjoy health service from BPJS at Siloam Karawaci Hospital.

As a public legal entity that has been managing health insurance program in Indonesia for 3 years, BPJS for Health continues in improving the scope of membership to reach “universal health coverage”. One of the attempts is to create synergy with public or private universities in Indonesia, in which students are registered collectively to be the participants of JKN-KIS.

In March 2017, BPJS for Health had collaborated with Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education to encourage students and citizens to participate in health insurance. The scope of the memorandum of understanding includes the optimization of communication, information and education and also the expansion of program members of JKN-KIS in university.

Several universities which had registered its students collectively to be participants of JKN-KIS are Institut Pertanian Bogor, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Stikes Siti Hajar Medan, Akbid Henderson Pematang Siantar, Universitas Andalas, Universitas Muhammadiyah Padang, Universitas Sriwijaya Palembang, Universitas Dharma Persada Jakarta, Universitas Padjajaran, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Universitas Soedirman, Universitas Hasanudin, Politeknik Pertanian Pankep, Universitas Palangkaraya, Sekolah Tinggi Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika, Institut Seni Indonesia Bali, and many more.

 
 
 

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