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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-12.6: Care of newborn children

           The governing body of a health care facility licensed in this State pursuant to P.L. 1971, c. 136 (C. 26:2H-1 et seq.) which provides health care services to newborn children shall adopt policies and procedures which ensure that newborn children, including newborn handicapped children, receive a level of nourishment and medical care consistent with accepted medical standards.

If a federal statute or regulation requires that the State submit its regulations and policy to the federal government for approval in order to qualify for federal funding, then the State Department of Health shall so comply.

L. 1987, c. 49, s. 1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-08-09 10:11:45.

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