Public and private cover
The Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) is the national health insurance programme of Indonesia. Expats living and working in Indonesia for 6 months or more are required to become a member of the programme. Standardly offered to all employees within the formal work sector, the JKN covers basic medical and non-medical coverage. The cover is limited however, with life insurance other medical coverage needing to be purchased separately.
What to expect from their healthcare system
Although Indonesia is one of the richest South Asian countries, the group of islands are still facing serious problems with their healthcare services, making it hard for locals and expats to get the help they need.