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Table 5 Changes in medicines dispensed due to rationing

From: Rationing for medicines by health care providers in Indonesia National Health Insurance System at hospital setting: a qualitative study

Rationing results GH1 GH2 GH3 GH4 PH5 PH6 PH7 PH8 Total (%)
# of total drug items which were prescribed by physicians 268 175 246 207 172 181 136 176 1561
# items which were substituted by the pharmacist 22 11 2 25 20 6 1 4 91 (5.8)
# of items which were given less than the amount prescribed 14 6 0 30 2 19 2 7 134 (5.1)
# of items which were not dispensed 1 6 2 2 5 4 9 12 41 (2.6)
# of items that were advised for the patient’s purchase 1 6 0 2 5 11 1 5 31 (2)
  1. GH Government Hospital, PH Private Hospital