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January 2012 Regulatory Developments

January 25, 2012 | No Comments
Posted by Beth Christian

Here are the most recent healthcare related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register in January 2012:

On January 3, 2012 at 44 N.J.R. 117, the Division of Consumer Affairs issued notice of its adoption of amendments to its rules governing the manner of issuance of prescriptions for Class II controlled dangerous substances.  Physicians will be able to issue multiple prescriptions for Schedule II medication for a total of a 90 day supply.  The rules will allow the pharmacist to accept up to three separate prescriptions at one time, which are to be held by the pharmacist and filled at 30 day intervals.

On January 17, 2012 at 44 N.J.R. 151, the Department of Health and Senior Services published notice of its adoption of new rules governing registration standards for surgical practices.

On January 17, 2012 at 44 N.J.R. 163, the Department of Health and Senior Services published notice of its adoption of amendments to its rules governing health care facility infection reporting.

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