NJ healthcare law

New Jersey Adopts Legislation Requiring Healthcare Providers Disclose Out-of-Network Services

On June 1, NJ Governor Murphy signed into legislation Public Law 2018, C.32 which requires healthcare facilities to make certain disclosures with regard to out of benefit services. All physicians and healthcare providers should be aware of its requirements. The Act provides that healthcare professionals must make two disclosures to their patients with regard to …

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A Resource for New Jersey Nurses: The RAMP Program

Nurses are not immune to the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse threatening everyone in their daily lives.  In fact, nurses may be especially vulnerable by virtue of the accessibility they have to prescription medications. The Recovery and Monitoring Program was established in 2003 largely through the effort of  the NJ State Nurses Association.  It …

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Recent Healthcare Law Developments

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid services, Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule updating the prospective payment rates for in-patient rehabilitation facilities on August 6, 2014. Among other things, the final rule is consistent with the Department’s policy to collect data on the amount and mode (individual, concurrent, group and co-treatments) …

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NJ State Board of Nursing Proposes Temporary Courtesy Nursing Licenses for Spouses of Armed Forces Members Relocated to NJ

What is a licensed nurse in another state to do when their spouse who is in the armed forces is suddenly relocated to NJ? How can a struggling armed forces family make ends meet when the nurse has to wait for a protracted license application to be passed? On June 2, 2014, the NJ State …

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Healthcare Employment Agreement | Morristown, NJ | (973) 451-1116

Learn about why you should contact a healthcare law firm to review your physician employment contract. Call Brian Romanowsky today at (973) 451-1116. doctor agreements You may also want to consider this… http://www.studentdoctor.net/2011/04/physician-employment-agreements-read-the-fine-print/

Mental Health Care Coverage Changes Mental Health Care Coverage Changes

People who require mental health coverage are happy to know that long awaited changes to the laws effecting insurance coverage have finally arrived. Those changes can be found in the new Affordable Care Act, (the “ACA”) and changes made to the Mental Heath Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (the “Parity Act”). Read More …

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