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New Jersey Implements Expedited Licensing for Out-of-State Health Care Licensees

As we reported earlier, the State of New Jersey has enacted legislation providing for expedited New Jersey licensure for individuals who are licensed health care professionals. The link to the expedited licensure application can be found here.  In addition, there is a separate expedited application for certified homemaker-home health aides. The application page for certified […]

NJDOBI Mandates Insurance Carriers to Reimburse Providers for Telemedicine and Telehealth Encounters During State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency

NJDOBI issued Bulletin 20-07 to mandate insurance carriers to reimburse providers for telemedicine and telehealth encounters.  This applies to: (1) all health insurance companies; all HMOs; all health service corporations and any other entity issuing health benefits plans in New Jersey. The mandate requires the insurance carriers to do the following: Review their telemedicine and […]

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Expand Telehealth Access and Expedite Licensure of Out-of-State Professionals

A3860 authorizes any health care practitioners to provide telemedicine and telehealth services for the duration of the public health emergency declared by Governor Murphy and directs the Commissioner of Health and the Director of Consumer Affairs to waive any requirements in law or regulation necessary to facilitate the provision of healthcare services using telemedicine and […]

CMS Relaxes Certain Telemedicine Requirements, but not New Jersey, yet

CMS has relaxed certain telemedicine requirements, including the requirements pertaining to a provider needing to be licensed in the state where services are rendered, as it relates to reimbursement by Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare programs.  Notwithstanding the CMS waiver action, it is important for providers to be aware that CMS does not have […]

Health Law Section Report – January and February 2020

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register in January and February 2020: On January 6, 2020, at 52 N.J.R. 10(a), the Board of Nursing issued a rule proposal to amend N.J.A.C. 13:37 Subchapter 1, relating to nursing programs. The proposed amendments would require nursing program […]


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