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

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-144: Report to commissioner.

4. a. A health care professional who makes the diagnosis of a sudden cardiac event in a child, or who makes the actual determination and pronouncement of death for a child, as applicable, shall report the sudden cardiac event to the department on a form and in a manner prescribed by the commissioner.

b. The report shall be in writing and shall include the name and address of the health care professional submitting the report, the name, age, and address of the child, and other pertinent information as may be required by the commissioner; except that, if the child's parent or guardian objects to the reporting of the child's condition for any reason, the report shall not include any information that could be used to identify the child.

c. The commissioner shall specify procedures for the health care professional to inform the child's parent or guardian of the requirements of subsections a. and b. of this section and the purpose served by including this information in the registry, as well as the parent's or guardian's right to refuse to permit the reporting of any information that could be used to identify the child.

L.2013, c.143, s.4.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-09-03 15:14:08.

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