While Indonesia has made significant strides toward universal health coverage over the past decade, significant challenges lie in the road ahead. Though necessitated by Indonesia’s geography and other intrinsic characteristics, decentralization will continue to create challenges in managing the scheme and its funding flows, and in enforcing existing clinical and quality standards. A better understanding of the true actuarial cost of reforms will also be necessary in the months and years ahead.

The ACCESS Health International team in Indonesia have been working closely with the Joint Learning Network to catalogue Indonesian healthcare innovations.