Companies has the obligation to ensure that all their employees are registered at BPJS Kesehatan. Learn more on how to do it in this Article.
Commencing effectively on 1 January 2014, the new Mandatory Health Insurance Scheme (JKN) in Indonesia is managed by Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial (BPJS). The new system is intended to cover all employees and residents (including foreign residents) under a single health care system by 2019 and a single employment benefit system by 2029.
BPJS Healthcare (BPJS Kesehatan) administers health care benefits based on managed care and provide unlimited benefits for those who follow the required procedure using primary health facility, mostly at primary public health centers.
MANDATORY OBLIGATION FOR EMPLOYEES TO BE REGISTERED IN BPJS KESEHATAN
Even though if a Company has already partner with Private Health/Medical Insurance to provide health insurance coverage for its employees, the Company still has an obligation to register its employees to BPJS Healthcare.
This obligation had a deadline of 1 January 2015. However, it does not prohibit Companies who has not registered their Employees to make their registration at present.
In the event that the Company has not conducted the registration for BPJS Healthcare in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, as regulated on Presidential Regulation Number 86 of 2013, the Company shall face the following admnistrative fines:
To our knowledge, the implementation of such fines varies from each area. Some Companies can be summoned upon the Public Prosecutor to be interviewed on the reasoning behind not completing the registration, while other Companies receive no summon letter and can register without any fines. However, it is important for Companies to ensure that their employees are properly registered for BPJS Healthcare.
REQUIRED EMPLOYEE DATA FOR REGISTRATION
Once the Company has registered itself at BPJS Healthcare, the BPJS Relationship Officer in charge for the Company can be contacted to prepare for registration of the Company employees. These are the documents that need to be prepared by the Company and employees for registration:
Once received, the Relationship Officer will process the data. Please note that there may be other requirements for employees already registered personally at BPJS Healthcare due to their billing status and previous workplaces.
HOW CAN SMART CONSULTING HELP YOU?
To ensure a smooth investment and business operation from the legal perspective, but also still focus on maintaining your business in Indonesia and reach your revenue target, it is advised for you to find capable and trusted lawyers or legal consultants for advice and assistance in ensuring your legal compliance with prevailing employment laws and regulations.
SMART Consulting is an Indonesian Corporate Legal Services firm. We have assisted local and multinational companies in handling their employment legal matters, including matters related to manpower compliance and handling the registration for BPJS Healthcare and BPJS Manpower as needed. Our dynamic team is able to connect Clients with their Relationship Officers effectively and efficiently, ensuring a great relationship of all connected.
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