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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy
Section: 26:2H-66: Resolution of disagreements
14. a. In the event of disagreement among the patient, health care representative and attending physician concerning the patient's decision making capacity or the appropriate interpretation and application of the terms of an advance directive to the patient's course of treatment, the parties may seek to resolve the disagreement by means of procedures and practices established by the health care institution, including but not limited to, consultation with an institutional ethics committee, or with a person designated by the health care institution for this purpose or may seek resolution by a court of competent jurisdiction.
b. A health care professional involved in the patient's care, other than the attending physician, or an administrator of a health care institution may also invoke the dispute resolution process established by the health care institution to seek to resolve a disagreement concerning the patient's decision making capacity or the appropriate interpretation and application of the terms of an advance directive.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.
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