Analysis of Government Budgeting for Health: Case Study of COVID-19 in East Java Province, Indonesia

Dewi Rokhmah, Ricko Pratama Ridzkyanto, Khoiron Khoiron

Abstract


COVID-19 in Indonesia was first reported on March 2, 2020 with two cases, and the number has increased each day until April 23, 2020 and reached 7,775 positive cases of COVID-19. East Java Province ranks the third in Indonesia with 662 cases. COVID-19 requires a health financing system aimed for COVID-19 patients and hospital services. The study aimed to describe the amount of COVID-19 and the use of funds for COVID-19 in East Java Province. This study applied descriptive analytic method. Secondary data analysis used the COVID-19 fund data of 31 districts/cities in East Java Province from the Regional Development Agency of East Java Province in period of March 23 - April 23, 2020. The results showed that the total budget for COVID-19 in the province was worth IDR2,102,600,000,000 divided for Curative IDR727,654,880,535, Promotive Preventive IDR97,134,092,873, Social Safety Net IDR877,301,513,766 and Recovery IDR400,50,512,826. The total fund for COVID-19 per capita in the province was IDR1,997,139 divided for Curative IDR691,158, Promotive Preventive IDR92,262, Social Safety Net IDR 833,299 and Recovery IDR 380,421. According to districts/cities, the highest budgeting is Jember District, Surabaya City, and Gresik District. The highest per-capita funds, according to districts/cities, are Batu City, Jember District, and Trenggalek District.


Keywords


COVID-19, health financing, fund management

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21109/kesmas.v15i2.3986

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