Launched by the Ministry of Health in 1996, the Jamaica Drug for the Elderly Programme (JADEP) improves access to essential drugs through payment subsidies. It provides a 100 percent subsidy for specific drugs covering 10 chronic illnesses for all residents of Jamaica over the age of 60. The Cardholder pays a fee to the pharmacy for dispensing the drugs.
When you use your JADEP membership card, the fee for one month’s supply of JADEP Items shall be as follows:
$40 for one item on your prescription
$80 for two items on your prescription
$120 for three items on your prescription
$160 for four items on your prescription
$200 for five items on your prescription
$240 for six items or more on your prescription
You can use your NHFCard to fill prescription items covered by JADEP.