Vertical Equity Analysis On Healthcare Utilization

Thinni Nurul Rochmah • Novi Turendah Permatasari
Journal article Jurnal Administrasi Kesehatan Indonesia • 2013

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Based on Law No. 17 of 2007, development challenges in health sector that unresolved were health disparities status in society and access to healthcare between regions, socioeconomic level, and gender; and also lack of society access to health facilities. The purpose of this research was to study the vertical equity of healthcare utilization in society at working area of Dupak Community Health Center. The research was an observational analytic research using cross sectional design. The sum of samples in this research was 100 families at working area of Dupak Community Health Center selected by one stage cluster random sampling techniques and using questionnaire as research instruments. The results showed that perfect vertical equity occurred in the society with the payment status of Askes, non-insurance, and Jamsostek. Meanwhile on the payment status Jamkesmas/Jamkesda near perfect vertical equity with value was 1.15. Kruskal Wallis test showed no differences in respondent assessment toward health official attitudes based on payment status. Society access to healthcare which consisted of geography, economics, and social access included reachable category. The conclusion is going vertical equity in healthcare utilization on the payment status of Jamkesmas/Jamkesda, Askes, non-insurance, and Jamsostek. This is supported by the ease access of society to health care and there is no difference in respondent assessment toward health official attitudes which show same attitude to all types of payment status.Key words: vertical equity, payment status




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