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September 18, 2017 Regulatory Developments

September 25, 2017 | No Comments
Posted by Beth Christian

 

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register on September 18, 2017:

  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3093, the Department of Banking and Insurance published notice of its proposed amendments to the regulations governing the Individual Health Coverage Program. The proposed regulations will amend certain definitions and will amend coverage to allow for telemedicine visits.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3096, the State Board of Nursing published proposed amendments to its rules regarding continuing education, as well as the fee schedule for certified sexual assault forensic nurses.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3097, the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee published notice of its proposed amendments to its rules regarding licensure. The proposed rules would modify the requirements for clinical internships.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3166, the Department of Health published notice of its adoption of amendments to its rules, as well as the adoption of new rules, governing human trafficking handling and response training. The new rules will require healthcare facilities to provide training regarding human trafficking handling and response for all workers who have direct contact and/or interaction with facility patients and/or visitors.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3168, the Department of Health published notice of its adoption of amendments to its rules regarding childhood elevated blood levels.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3219, the Department of Health published notice of its adoption of amendments to its rules regarding screening of children for elevated lead blood levels.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3226, the Department of Human Services published notice of its re-adoption with amendments to its rules governing the Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled Program.
  • On September 18, 2017 at 49 NJR 3232, the Department of Banking and Insurance published notice of its re-adoption of the rules governing medical malpractice liability insurance.

 

 

 

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