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

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-7a: Exemptions from certificate of need requirement.

           19. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 7 of P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-7) to the contrary, the following are exempt from the certificate of need requirement:

Community-based primary care centers;

Outpatient drug and alcohol services;
Hospital-based medical detoxification for drugs and alcohol;

Ambulance and invalid coach services;

Mental health services which are non-bed related outpatient services;

Residential health care facility services;

Capital improvements and renovations to health care facilities;

Additions of medical/surgical, adult intensive care and adult critical care beds in hospitals;

Replacement of existing major moveable equipment;

Inpatient operating rooms;

Alternate family care programs;

Hospital-based subacute care;

Ambulatory care facilities;

Comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services;

Special child health clinics;

New technology in accordance with the provisions of section 18 of P.L.1998, c.43 (C.26:2H-7d);

Transfer of ownership interest except in the case of an acute care hospital;

Change of site for approved certificate of need within the same county;

Additions to vehicles or hours of operation of a mobile intensive care unit;

Relocation or replacement of a health care facility within the same county, except for an acute care hospital;

Continuing care retirement communities authorized pursuant to P.L.1986, c.103 (C.52:27D-330 et seq.);

Magnetic resonance imaging;

Adult day health care facilities;

Pediatric day health care facilities;

Chronic or acute renal dialysis facilities; and

Transfer of ownership of a hospital to an authority in accordance with P.L.2006, c.46 (C.30:9-23.15 et al.).

L.1992,c.160,s.19; amended 1998, c.43, s.7; 2006, c.46, s.10.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-07-07 14:00:03.

Older versions of 26:2H-7a (if available):

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