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  1. Jamaica - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    The National Health Fund Act, 2003 (No. 23 of 2003)

    Adoption: 2003-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | JAM-2003-L-67376

    Provides for introduction of contributory health insurance system to be called National Health Fund. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Principal objective of act is to provide prescribed health benefits to all residents of Jamaica, regardless of age, gender, health or economic status. Part 2 (s. 4-8) establishes National Health Fund. Part 3 (s. 9-18) contains financial provisions; Part 4 (s. 19-27) miscellaneous provisions.


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