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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.
Section: 45:9-22.1: Extra fee for completion of medical claim form; penalty
1. No physician and no professional service corporation engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery in this State shall charge a patient an extra fee for services rendered in completing a medical claim form in connection with a health insurance policy. Any person violating this act shall be subject to a fine of $100.00 for each offense.
Such penalty shall be collected and enforced by summary proceedings pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law" (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction within its territory of such proceedings. Process shall be either in the nature of a summons or warrant and shall issue in the name of the State, upon the complaint of the State Board of Medical Examiners.
L.1975,c.297,s.1; amended 1991,c.91,s.453.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.
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