From Monday noon to Wednesday noon, the total number of confirmed covid-19 recoveries increased by 1,599 to 62,138. Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed covid-19 deaths rose by 74 to 4,975.
Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto has issued Decree number HK.01/07/MENKES/446/2020 on reimbursement procedures for hospitals treating covid-19 cases.
The new Decree stipulates the roles and functions of Ministry of Health, Social Security Agency for Healthcare (BPJS Kesehatan), local and regional health offices, and hospitals.
The Decree is in line with Decree of Minister of Health number HK.01.07/MENKES/413/2020 on the guidelines for prevention and control of covid-19.
The payment for patients with certain emerging infectious diseases, including covid-19, can be reimbursed by Ministry of Health through the Director General of Health Services. .
Hospitals that can claim covid-19 treatment costs are referral hospitals for handling certain emerging infectious diseases, and other hospitals that have facilities for covid-19 patients, including field hospitals/ emergency hospitals.
Services that can be covered in handling covid-19 patients include service administration, accommodation (rooms and services in the emergency room, inpatient rooms, intensive care rooms, and isolation rooms), doctor services, surgery, the use of ventilators, laboratory diagnostic and radiology according to medical indications, medical consumables, medication, medical devices including personal protective equipment, ambulance, human corpse handling and other health services according to medical indications.