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

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-18.60: Uniform charity care eligibility and reimbursement claim form

           10. a. The commissioner shall establish a uniform charity care eligibility and reimbursement claim form that a hospital shall be required to use in order to receive reimbursement for charity care under this act.

b. A person whose individual or, if applicable, family gross income is less than or equal to 300\% of the poverty level shall be eligible for charity care or reduced charge charity care for necessary health care services provided at a hospital.

The commissioner shall establish:

(1) the maximum level of income at which a person is eligible for full charity care;

(2) a sliding scale based on income which specifies the percentage of hospital charges for which a person who is eligible for reduced charity care is responsible; and

(3) assets eligibility criteria for full charity care and reduced charge charity care, respectively.

L.1992,c.160,s.10; amended 1995,c.133,s.6.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

Older versions of 26:2H-18.60 (if available):

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