N.J. Rev. Stat. § 45:9-22.5. Reference to health care service by practitioner with significant beneficial interest; disclosure to patient; exceptions: Practice of Medicine and Surgery in General – New Jersey

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 1989
Year Amended: 2019
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States that “a practitioner shall not refer a patient or direct an employee of the practitioner to refer a patient to a health care service in which the practitioner… has a significant beneficial interest; except that, in the case of a practitioner… who had the significant beneficial interest prior to the effective date of P.L.1991, c. 187 (C.26:2H-18.24 et al.), and in the case of a significant beneficial interest in a health care service that provides lithotripsy or radiation therapy pursuant to an oncological protocol that was held prior to the effective date of this section of P.L.2009, c. 24, the practitioner may continue to refer a patient or direct an employee to do so if that practitioner discloses the significant beneficial interest to the patient.

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