Journal article

Impact of Indonesia's national health insurance scheme on inequality in access to maternal health services: A propensity score matched analysis

Kanya Anindya, John Tayu Lee, Barbara McPake, Siswanto Agus Wilopo, Christopher Millett, Natalie Carvalho

Journal of Global Health | UNIV EDINBURGH, GLOBAL HEALTH SOC | Published : 2020


Background: Reducing inequality in maternal, neonatal and infant mortality are key targets in the Sustainable Development Goals. This study is the first to evaluate the impact of Indonesia's national health insurance scheme, Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN), on access to maternal health services by sociodemographic status. Methods: Using data from the 2017 Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey (IDHS) on women with live births in 2016-2017, we conducted propensity score matching (PSM) analysis to evaluate the association of JKN enrollment on the following maternal health care utilisation outcomes: (1) at least four antenatal care (ANC4+) visits; (2) ANC4+ visits and received essential compo..

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Funding Acknowledgements

NC is supported by a University of Melbourne McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship.