Journal article

The estimated healthcare cost of diabetic retinopathy in Indonesia and its projection for 2025

Muhammad Bayu Sasongko, Firman Setya Wardhana, Gandhi Anandika Febryanto, Angela Nurini Agni, Supanji Supanji, Sarah Rizqia Indrayanti, Tri Wahyu Widayanti, Felicia Widyaputri, Idhayu Anggit Widhasari, Yeni Dwi Lestari, Gitalisa Andayani Adriono, Iwan Sovani, Arief Sjamsulaksan Kartasasmita

BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: To estimate the total healthcare cost associated with diabetic retinopathy (DR) in type 2 diabetes in Indonesia and its projection for 2025. METHODS: A prevalence-based cost-of-illness model was constructed from previous population-based DR study. Projection for 2025 was derived from estimated diabetes population in 2025. Direct treatment costs of DR were estimated from the perspective of healthcare. Patient perspective costs were obtained from thorough interview including only transportation cost and lost of working days related to treatment. We developed four cost-of-illness models according to DR severity level, DR without necessary treatment, needing laser treatment, laser +intr..

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