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Some NHF, JADEP cardholders can fill prescriptions early, NHF opens call centre for the weekend

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 2:06 PM

Ahead of the likely impact of Hurricane Matthew on Jamaica, the National Health Fund (NHF) is giving beneficiaries of its programmes an opportunity to access medication over the weekend.

NHF and Jamaica Drug For the Elderly Programme (JADEP) cardholders, who will be eligible to claim for a refill next week, can make their claims today and tomorrow.

The NHF says its call centre will be open throughout the week-end to handle telephone calls from customers/providers requesting overrides for prescription refills before their due date.

It says, today, the NHF call centre is operating from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; and tomorrow it will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (depending on the weather conditions).

The number to call is 906-1106.