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Author: Luh Mery Wedayanthi

Affiliation: Faculty of Public Health and Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia

ISBN: 978-989-758-335-3

Keyword(s): Tobacco’s Policy, Country’s Income, National Health Insurance’s Deficit.

Abstract: Tobacco is still an issue in politics, economy and healthy in Indonesia. Indonesia gets attention about its tobacco’s policy, because Indonesia has not been doing the FCTC’s ratification steps. It’s because Indonesia still has dilemmas associated with its tobacco’s policy. Cigarette tax can increase the country’s income, but cigarettes can cause catastrophic illnesses that generate a high absorption of the national health insurance’s funds. The objective of this study is to describe the tobacco policies in Indonesia from the perspective of the economy and health in order to provide recommendations. The method of this research is a literature study with analysis about the topic from previous research studies, journals and other policies in Indonesia. The result of the research indicated that 95% of Indonesia’s tax income is from cigarette tax. But, in 2015, about 23.90% of the national health insurance fund is for the treatment of catastrophic illnesses associated with smoking, and this condition can cause the fund to become deficit in the future. The conclusion of this stydy, there needs to be an accurate review to resolve the tobacco policy dilemmas in order to avoid the deficit of BPJS. (More)

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Paper citation in several formats:
Wedayanthi, L. (2017). Dilemma of Tobacco’s Policy in Indonesia: Increasing Country’s Income or Increasing the Country’s Poverty with National Health Insurance’s Deficit?.In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA, ISBN 978-989-758-335-3, pages 105-109. DOI: 10.5220/0007024701050109

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