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December 1, 2014 Regulatory Developments

December 12, 2014 | No Comments
Posted by Beth Christian

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register on December 1, 2014:

  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2299, the Office of Administrative Law published notice of its proposed re-adoption with amendments to its rules and the proposal of a new rule governing contested cases before the Office of Administrative Law.
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2302, the Office of Administrative Law published notice of its proposed re-adoption with amendments to its rules governing Office of Administrative Law procedures (including procedures applicable to petitions for rule making).
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2314, the Department of Banking and Insurance published notice of its proposed amendments to its rules governing individual health benefits coverage.
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2317, the Department of Banking and Insurance published notice of its proposed amendments to its rules governing the small employer health benefits program.
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2336, the Department of the Treasury published notice of its proposed re-adoption and re-codification with amendments to its existing rules and the proposal of new rules governing the Office of the Ombudsperson for the Institutionalized Elderly.
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2368, the Department of Human Services published notice of its re-adoption of its rules governing the Special Medicaid Programs Manual.
  • On December 1, 2014 at 46 NJR 2378, the Department of Health published a notice that a petition for rule making had been filed by Ken Wolski, RN, MPA, Executive Director of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana – New Jersey, Inc.  The petitioner requests that the Department make certain amendments to the medical marijuana program rules.  The petitioner requests that the Department: (1) eliminate the fee to apply for issuance of or renewal of a primary giver identification card; (2) eliminate the sales tax on medical marijuana; (3) delete certain physician registration and certification requirements; (4) add post traumatic stress disorder to the definition of conditions eligible for medical marijuana prescriptions; and (5) deleting certain physician approval requirements if parents want to obtain medical marijuana for their child.

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