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March 2022 State Regulatory Developments

Below are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register in March 2022:

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 406(b), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs, State Board of Psychological Examiners proposed an amendment regarding supervised practical experience prior to receiving a Doctoral Degree. This proposed rule would remove the requirement that at least one year of professional experience be completed subsequent to the applicant receiving a doctoral degree. See proposed amendment N.J.A.C. 13:42-4.1.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 449(a), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs, State Board of Pharmacy adopted amendments regarding procedures for authorized prescriber ordered or government sponsored immunizations performed by pharmacists, pharmacy interns, or pharmacy externs. It is also regards to the requirement for pharmacists, pharmacy interns, or pharmacy externs to administer influenza vaccine to minors. A licensed pharmacist or pharmacy intern needs to be pre-approved by the Board to administer vaccines and related emergency medications. See adopted amendments N.J.A.C. 13:39-4.21 and 4.21A.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 457(a), the Department of Health, Office of the Commissioner released a notice regarding the cancellation of Certificate of Need call for new specialized long-term care beds for pediatric care.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 457(b), the Department of Health, Office of the Commissioner released a notice regarding the cancellation of Certificate of Need call for new specialized long-term care beds for severe behavior management.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 457(c), the Department of Health, Office of the Commissioner released a notice regarding the cancellation of Certificate of Need call for new specialized long-term care beds for ventilator care.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 458(b), the Department of Health, Office of the Commissioner released a notice regarding Certificate of Need review cycles and submission dates.

  •  On March 7, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 459(b), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs released a notice regarding a notice of action on petition for rulemaking for the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners. The rulemaking request includes that the Board improve and increase the level of cultural competence training to ensure counselors are equipped to provide services to clients from diverse backgrounds.

  •  On March 21, 2022, at 54 N.J.R. 500(a), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs, New Jersey Board of Nursing release a notice that a moratorium has been placed on the acceptance of new applications for practical nursing programs.

 

© 2023 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. All Rights Reserved National Law Review, Volume XII, Number 102
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Anjali Baxi, Giordano Halleran Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney, New Jersey health Law,Cannabis Law,Government Affairs,Business Transactions, Health Care Law Regulation, Medicare and NJ Medicaid Enrollment
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Anjali has been practicing law for 15 years, mainly focused on health care transactional and regulatory matters. She prepares and reviews LOIs, purchase agreements and other transaction documents for health care providers needed for the business transfer and necessary for the transfer of NJDOH and NJDHS licenses and provider numbers. She also reviews agreements required for the day to day operations of health care facilities.

She has counseled skilled nursing, assisted living, adult medical day care, outpatient facility clients and hospitals regarding NJDOH regulatory requirements,...

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