A 5244 – New Jersey

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2019
Link: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=A5244

AUTHORIZES CERTAIN USES OF TELEMEDICINE AND TELEHEALTH IN FACILITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.  This bill provides that, if there is reasonable cause to believe that a life-threatening emergency is occurring at a facility for persons with developmental disabilities or persons with traumatic brain injury, facility staff members may use telemedicine or telehealth to assess and treat the suspected emergency.

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