National Health Fund, NHF, cardholders are to benefit from increases in the subsidies of 432 prescription items and diabetic supplies.

This adjustment to the subsidies will result in a $100-million increase in expenditure for the NHF Card programme.

The increases became effective on Monday, April 3.

The NHF has also added new drugs for the treatment of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, prostate cancer, and vascular disease.

These changes became effective April 4, 2017.

A complete drug list and subsidies paid by the National Health Fund are available from NHF participating pharmacies, the NHF website or by calling the NHF a 1-888-NHF-CARE.

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