The Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 19/2016 was released on March to amend the Perpres No. 12/2013 on Health Insurance. The Government wanted to refine the existing implementing regulation for the Country’s Universal Health Insurance scheme. But Perpres 19/2016 harvested plenty of rejections as soon as it was released because, among other things, it increased the amount of the premium that freelance workers have to pay. The Government swiftly reacted to the protests and it eventuated with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo signing yet another amendment stated in Perpres No. 62/2016.To subscribe please click here