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How to become a provider?

PHARMACY PROVIDER

REQUIREMENTS

In order to become a Pharmacy Provider, the Provider Application Form must be completed by the owner of the Private Sector Pharmacy or a duly authorized officer. Kindly provide us with originals or certified copies of the following:

  • Pharmacy Council Certificate of Registration of the Shop
  • Pharmacy Council Certificate of Registration of the Registering Pharmacist
  • Certificate of Business Registration-Registrar of Companies (if applicable)
  • Certificate/Articles of Incorporation and Articles/Memorandum of Association
  • N.B. Where there is a change of Directors, kindly submit supporting documents verifying this change
  • TRN (Business)
  • Police Record
  • Character Reference

It is mandatory that the owner(s)/director(s) of the pharmacy provide the NHF with a Police Record done within the last six months (Existing Providers who are already certified with the Pharmacy Council of Jamaica need not supply). In addition, one character reference will be required for each of the listed owners/directors from the following list:

I. Attorney-at-Law
II. Minister of Religion
III. Notary Public
IV. Justice of the Peace
V. Superintendent of Police or higher rank

Applications for provider status will not be considered unless these documents are up-to-date at the time of application. After review of all relevant documents submitted, if considered for acceptance, the applicant shall be offered a Provider Agreement/Contract which will specify the Provider’s contractual obligations, operational procedures and requirements of the National Health Fund. 

The review process normally takes three weeks once the completed application and all relevant documents are submitted to the National Health Fund. Thank you for your co-operation and we look forward to receiving your completed application.

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CHANGE IN PROVIDER DETAILS INFORMATION

If you are an existing Provider and there is a change in Provider details for your Pharmacy, it is necessary for us to update our records and review the Provider status of the Pharmacy.  In order to effect the necessary changes kindly complete the enclosed Provider Application Change Form and return it to the NHF along with current certified copies of the following documents where applicable:

FOR CHANGE OF LOCATION

• License for the Chief Pharmacist
• Pharmacy Council Registration of the Shop
• Supporting Documents from Companies Office

FOR CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP

• License for the Chief Pharmacist
• Pharmacy Council Registration of the Shop
• Supporting Documents from Companies Office

FOR CHANGE IN NAME OF EXISTING PHARMACY

• Pharmacy Council Registration of the Shop
• Supporting Documents from Companies Office

FOR CHANGE IN NAME OF REGISTERING PHARMACIST

• License for the Chief Pharmacist
• Pharmacy Council Registration of the Shop

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Meanwhile, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at the above numbers or 908-5424 or via email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES PROVIDER

REQUIREMENTS

In order to become a Diagnostic Services Provider, the Application Form must be completed  and returned with originals or certified copies of the following -

1. Certificate of Annual Registration from licensing/regulatory body (where applicable)
2. Business Name Registration Certificate/Articles of Association (where applicable)
3. Character reference (for each of the listed owners) from one of the following:

  • Justice of the Peace
  • Minister of Religion
  • Attorney-at-Law

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