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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-42.42: Prohibited activities

17. No person shall:

a. Operate, maintain, direct, or engage in the business of operating a clinical laboratory, as herein defined, unless he has obtained a clinical laboratory license from the department, or is exempt under the provisions of this act.

b. Collect or receive specimens for analysis by an unlicensed laboratory.

c. Accept specimens for tests from and make reports to persons who are not legally qualified or authorized to submit specimens to clinical laboratories and to receive such reports, but this shall not prohibit the referral of specimens from one licensed clinical laboratory to another similarly licensed under the laws of the state in which it is located, providing the report indicates clearly the clinical laboratory performing the test and the name of the director of such clinical laboratory.

d. Either personally, or through an agent, solicit referral of specimens to his or any other clinical laboratory or contract to perform clinical laboratory examinations of specimens in a manner which offers or implies an offer of rebates to a person or persons submitting specimens, other fee-splitting inducements, participation in any fee-splitting arrangements or other unearned remuneration.

e. Obstruct or interfere with the department or any officer or employee thereof in the performance of any duty imposed by this act.

f. Collect any amounts that were billed in violation of section 1 of P.L.1997, c.156 (C.45:9-42.41a).

L.1975,c.166,s.17; amended 1997, c.156, s.2.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.

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