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Title: 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Chapter: 2H - Declaration of public policy
26:2H-1: Declaration of public policy
26:2H-4: Health Care Administration Board; membership; appointment; terms; vacancies; meetings; compensation
26:2H-5: Commissioner's powers.
26:2H-5a: Coordination of hospital inspections
26:2H-5b: Routine monitoring of pain as fifth vital sign required.
26:2H-5c: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-5d: Provision of information by home health agency to patient.
26:2H-5e: Adoption of policies for notifying family members of patient deaths by health care facilities.
26:2H-5f: Findings, declarations relative to staffing in certain health care facilities.
26:2H-5g: Compilation, posting of certain staffing information by health care facilities.
26:2H-5h: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-5.1: Collection of information on costs and revenues; report to legislature
26:2H-5.1a: Regulations prescribed by commissioner relative to appointment of monitor.
26:2H-5.1b: Conditions for licensure of general hospital.
26:2H-5.1c: Ambulatory care facility to use common billing form.
26:2H-5.1d: Identification numbers of physicians publicly available.
26:2H-5.1e: Quarterly report from ambulatory care facility; required information.
26:2H-5.1f: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-5.7: State Health Planning Board established.
26:2H-5.8: Review of application for certificate of need.
26:2H-5.10: Findings, declarations relative to use of needles, sharp devices in health care facilities.
26:2H-5.11: Definitions relative to use of needles, sharp devices in health care facilities.
26:2H-5.12: Integrated safety features required on needles, etc.; dentists, exempt, certain circumstances.
26:2H-5.13: Responsibilities of health care facility.
26:2H-5.14: Review of health care facilities reports, recommendations.
26:2H-5.15: Annual report to Legislature.
26:2H-5.16: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-5.17: Short title.
26:2H-5.18: Findings, declarations relative to prevention of violence against health care workers.
26:2H-5.19: Definitions relative to prevention of violence against health care workers.
26:2H-5.20: Establishment of violence prevention program in covered health care facility.
26:2H-5.21: Retaliatory action prohibited.
26:2H-5.22: Violations, penalties.
26:2H-5.23: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-5.24: Findings, declarations relative to designated caregivers.
26:2H-5.25: Definitions relative to designated caregivers.
26:2H-5.26: Designation of caregiver.
26:2H-5.27: Notification to designated caregiver of discharge, transfer.
26:2H-5.28: Hospital to consult with designated caregiver.
26:2H-5.29: Construction of act relative to advanced care directive.
26:2H-5.30: Construction of act relative to private right of action against hospital.
26:2H-5.31: Discharge, transfer of patient unaffected.
26:2H-5.32: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-6.1: Findings, declarations relative to certificate of need.
26:2H-7: Certificate of need required for construction, expansion of health care facility.
26:2H-7a: Exemptions from certificate of need requirement.
26:2H-7c: Exemptions from certificate of need requirement.
26:2H-7d: Certain health care equipment exempt.
26:2H-7.1: Exemption; land acquired prior to effective date of act
26:2H-7.2: Exemption from certificate of need
26:2H-7.3: Nursing homes exempt from certificate of need requirement.
26:2H-7.4: Findings, declarations
26:2H-7.5: Definitions regarding subacute care units
26:2H-7.6: Requirements for subacute care unit.
26:2H-7.7: Patient diagnostic categories; inpatient rehabilitation criteria; admission to subacute care, requirements
26:2H-7.8: Licensure requirements; quarterly reports
26:2H-7.10: Short title.
26:2H-7.11: Additional requirements for nonprofit hospitals relative to acquisitions; exemptions; procedures.
26:2H-7.13: Applicability of act.
26:2H-7.14: Construction of act.
26:2H-7.15: Definitions relative to assisted living.
26:2H-7.16: Evaluation of applicant prior to approval of certificate of need.
26:2H-7.17: Issuance of assisted living administrator certification; criminal history record check.
26:2H-7.18: Information provided for criminal history record background check; procedure.
26:2H-7.19: Applicant to assume cost of criminal history record background check.
26:2H-7.20: Fine for false sworn statement.
26:2H-7.21: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-8: Requirements for certificate of need
26:2H-9: Issuance of certificate of need.
26:2H-10: Application for certificate of need; fee.
26:2H-11.1: Requirements for applicants for certificate of need, initial licensure for certain facilities.
26:2H-12: Operation requirements for health care service, facility; application for license; fee.
26:2H-12a: Requirements for licensure of mental health programs
26:2H-12b: Religious accommodation regarding admission procedures at licensed health care facilities.
26:2H-12.1: Health care facility to provide privileges for podiatrists, psychologists
26:2H-12.2: Repealed by L.2005,c.83,s.20, amended by L.2005,c.259,s.34 to change "podiatry" to "podiatric medicine."
26:2H-12.2a: Maintenance of records of complaints, disciplinary actions.
26:2H-12.2b: Notification relative to certain impairments of health care professionals; definitions.
26:2H-12.2c: Disclosure of information by health care entity.
26:2H-12.2d: Provision of information by health care professional, immunity from civil liability.
26:2H-12.3: Hospital respite care program
26:2H-12.4: Application procedure for hospital respite care program.
26:2H-12.5: Rules, regulations
26:2H-12.6: Care of newborn children
26:2H-12.6a: Preparation, distribution of resource guide providing information on child abuse, neglect.
26:2H-12.6b: Definitions relative to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims.
26:2H-12.6c: Provision of emergency care to sexual assault victim.
26:2H-12.6d: Policies, procedures concerning personnel training.
26:2H-12.6e: Written information relative to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims.
26:2H-12.6f: Responsibilities of commissioner concerning compliance.
26:2H-12.6g: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.7: Legislative findings and declarations
26:2H-12.8: Rights of persons admitted to a general hospital.
26:2H-12.8a: Identification of staff member to patient
26:2H-12.9: Summary of rights given to all patients, posted in general hospital rooms
26:2H-12.9a: Revision of written summary, notice
26:2H-12.9b: Short title
26:2H-12.9c: Discharge summary required for transfer of patients
26:2H-12.9d: Noncompliance, penalties
26:2H-12.10: Filing of complaint
26:2H-12.11: Rules, regulations
26:2H-12.12: Responsibility of health care facilities for filing claims.
26:2H-12.13: Posting of drinking water test reports by general hospitals.
26:2H-12.14: Posting of drinking water test reports by rehabilitation centers, extended care facilities, nursing homes.
26:2H-12.15: Regulations on use of unlicensed assistive personnel.
26:2H-12.16: Definitions relative to residential facilities for Medicaid recipients; 10 percent utilization requirement.
26:2H-12.17: Waiver of utilization requirement.
26:2H-12.18: Reserve requirement as fulfillment of utilization requirements.
26:2H-12.19: Construction of act.
26:2H-12.20: Applicability of act.
26:2H-12.21: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.22: Domestic partner permitted visitation in health care facility.
26:2H-12.23: Short title
26:2H-12.24: Findings, declarations relative to patient safety
26:2H-12.25: Definitions relative to patient safety; plans; reports; documentation, notification of adverse effects, etc.
26:2H-12.25a: Compilation of findings on patient safety; annual reports.
26:2H-12.25b: Certain data included in New Jersey Hospital Performance Report; rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.25c: General hospital prohibited from seeking payment for certain conditions; notification to patients.
26:2H-12.26: Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, defibrillator, trained personnel; required.
26:2H-12.27: Findings, declarations relative to designation of stroke centers.
26:2H-12.28: Designation of hospitals as stroke centers.
26:2H-12.29: Minimum criteria for primary stroke centers.
26:2H-12.30: Minimum criteria for comprehensive stroke centers.
26:2H-12.31: Awarding of matching grants to designated stroke centers.
26:2H-12.32: Report to Governor, Legislature.
26:2H-12.33: Availability of certain information on departmental website.
26:2H-12.34: Training required for service as trustee of general hospital, conditions.
26:2H-12.35: Findings, declarations relative to prevention of health care facility-acquired infections.
26:2H-12.36: Hospitals required to implement an infection program, reporting of cases of MRSA.
26:2H-12.37: Violations, penalties.
26:2H-12.38: Report to the Governor, Legislature.
26:2H-12.39: Short title.
26:2H-12.40: Findings, declarations relative to reporting of infection rates by hospitals.
26:2H-12.41: Quarterly reports by general hospital to Department of Health.
26:2H-12.42: Prompt advice to hospital from commissioner to improve performance.
26:2H-12.43: Information available to public on Internet website.
26:2H-12.44: Expansion of reporting requirements.
26:2H-12.45: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.46: Hospital to inform pregnant patients of option to donate umbilical cord blood, placental tissue.
26:2H-12.47: Information provided to patients.
26:2H-12.48: Provision of copy of brochure to pregnant patients.
26:2H-12.49: Construction of act.
26:2H-12.50: General hospital to conduct public meetings.
26:2H-12.51: Notice of meeting on department's website.
26:2H-12.52: Limitation on charges for certain uninsured patients.
26:2H-12.53: Sliding scale for certain hospital charges.
26:2H-12.54: Findings, declarations relative to pressure ulcers in nursing home residents.
26:2H-12.55: Replacement of mattresses with pressure redistribution mattresses.
26:2H-12.56: Definitions relative to certain health care facilities.
26:2H-12.57: Written informational sheet for assisted living facilities.
26:2H-12.58: Distribution of informational sheets.
26:2H-12.59: Online brochure relative to bone marrow donation.
26:2H-12.60: Submission of bill to Medicare beneficiary by health care facility; reporting of nonpayment.
26:2H-12.61: Discharge of patients from certain residences; provision for care in alternate facility.
26:2H-12.62: Definitions relative to qualifications for employment as surgical technologist.
26:2H-12.63: Requirements for practicing surgical technology.
26:2H-12.64: Requirements for employment.
26:2H-12.65: Continuing education requirement.
26:2H-12.66: Verification of eligibility to practice.
26:2H-12.67: Person permitted to act within scope of practice of license.
26:2H-12.68: Definitions relative to disposal of prescription medications by health care facilities.
26:2H-12.69: Health care facilities prohibited from discharging prescription medication into public wastewater collection or septic system; exceptions.
26:2H-12.70: Department to ensure compliance.
26:2H-12.71: Violations, penalties.
26:2H-12.72: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.73: Protocols established by general hospitals relative to SCTUs.
26:2H-12.74: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.75: Findings, declarations relative to pediatric respite care facilities.
26:2H-12.76: "Pediatric respite care facility" defined.
26:2H-12.77: Application for licensure.
26:2H-12.78: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-12.79: Definitions relative to certain health care facilities required to be equipped with generators.
26:2H-12.80: Hospital and physician incentive plan.
26:2H-12.81: Applicability of plan.
26:2H-12.82: Institutional and specialty specific goals.
26:2H-12.83: Review of plans, authority of department.
26:2H-12.84: Shared clinical space for primary health care and behavioral health care services.
26:2H-12.85: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-13: Violations; penalties; notice; hearing
26:2H-14: Unlicensed health care facility; rules; violations; penalties.
26:2H-14.2: Nursing homes and residential health care facilities; heat emergency action plan; approval; annual review; notice of heat emergency
26:2H-14.3: Rules, regulations for adequate ventilation; air conditioning required within two years; exceptions
26:2H-14.4: Air conditioning required in nursing homes, residential health care facilities
26:2H-14.5: Requirements for handling of security deposits paid to residential health care facility
26:2H-14.6: Commingling of security deposits, conditions
26:2H-14.7: Violations; cause of action
26:2H-14.8: Short title.
26:2H-14.9: Findings, declarations relative to health care worker, patient safety.
26:2H-14.10: Definitions relative to health care worker, patient safety.
26:2H-14.11: Establishment of safe patient handling program; requirements.
26:2H-14.12: Safe patient handling committee.
26:2H-14.13: Certain retaliatory actions against health care worker prohibited.
26:2H-14.14: Violations, penalties.
26:2H-14.15: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-15: Representation as health care facility by unlicensed facility; inspection; penalties; cease and desist order.
26:2H-16: Health Care Facilities Improvement Fund
26:2H-17: Review by court
26:2H-18: License, authorization required for receipt of reimbursement, grant-in-aid.
26:2H-18a: Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for northern New Jersey
26:2H-18c: Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for southern New Jersey.
26:2H-18d: Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for central New Jersey.
26:2H-18e: Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for Bergen, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren counties.
26:2H-18f: Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for Morris and Union counties.
26:2H-18g: Designation of acute care children's hospitals for Monmouth and Ocean counties.
26:2H-18h: Specialized care facilities for Huntington's Disease; rules, regulations.
26:2H-18.2: Annual fees
26:2H-18.24: Findings, declarations
26:2H-18.26: Approval of hospital's rates by commission authorized
26:2H-18.27: "New Jersey Health Care Trust Fund" established
26:2H-18.28: Determination of uniform Statewide uncompensated care add-on
26:2H-18.29: Approval of hospital's reasonable uncompensated care costs
26:2H-18.30: Remission of mandatory assessment to fund by hospital
26:2H-18.31: Reimbursement to hospital of uncompensated care cost
26:2H-18.32: Designation of hospitals where county welfare agency employee will be stationed to determine Medicaid eligibility
26:2H-18.33: Collection procedure followed by hospital after discharge of patient
26:2H-18.34: Annual audit of hospital's uncompensated care
26:2H-18.35: Reporting by hospitals of patient accounts referred to collection agency
26:2H-18.36: Submission of information about income of persons whose income tax refund, homestead rebate was applied to patient account
26:2H-18.37: Quality control reviews of audits of hospital uncompensated care
26:2H-18.38: Adjustment of hospital's rate schedule to reflect services provided to certain emergency room patients
26:2H-18.39: Employers not providing health insurance required to provide employer assistance
26:2H-18.40: Monies remaining in "Uncompensated Care Reduction - Pilot Program" account to subsidize pilot program for small business employees
26:2H-18.41: Hospital shall not advertise availability of uncompensated care
26:2H-18.42: Hospital not claiming deduction for bad debt eligible for reimbursement for charity care
26:2H-18.43: Compensation provided for cost of advanced life support services
26:2H-18.44: Determination of eligibility for uncompensated care not applicable to patient found indigent
26:2H-18.45: Pilot program to create partnership between urban hospitals and community health centers
26:2H-18.46: Report on status of fund
26:2H-18.47: "Health Care Cost Reduction Fund" established
26:2H-18.48: Transfer of employees, appropriations etc. to the "New Jersey Health Care Trust Fund"
26:2H-18.50: Short title
26:2H-18.51: Findings, declarations
26:2H-18.52: Definitions relative to provision of health care services to low income persons.
26:2H-18.53: Revenue cap
26:2H-18.54a: New Jersey Essential Health Services Commission abolished
26:2H-18.55: Duties of commissioner
26:2H-18.55a: Compilation of information relative to employed recipients of charity care.
26:2H-18.57: Assessment of per adjusted admission charge.
26:2H-18.58: Health Care Subsidy Fund.
26:2H-18.58a: Funding of community-based drug abuse treatment programs
26:2H-18.58b: Health Care Subsidy Fund payer of last resort; exemptions
26:2H-18.58c: Funding of Health Care Subsidy Fund.
26:2H-18.58d: Appropriations to Health Care Subsidy Fund.
26:2H-18.58e: Transfer of funds to Hospital Relief Fund.
26:2H-18.58f: Transfer of funds to Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services.
26:2H-18.58g: Disposition of revenue collected from cigarette tax.
26:2H-18.58h: Annual deposit into Health Care Subsidy Fund from revenue from sale of alcoholic beverages.
26:2H-18.58i: Deposits into Health Care Subsidy Fund from revenue collected from taxation of certain insurance policies.
26:2H-18.59: Allocation of funds.
26:2H-18.59a: Disproportionate share payments; formulation
26:2H-18.59b: Determination of charity care subsidy; formulation
26:2H-18.59c: Submission of financial and demographic data
26:2H-18.59d: Continuation of provided services
26:2H-18.59e: Determination of charity care subsidy.
26:2H-18.59f: Implementation of demonstration health care program for low income residents.
26:2H-18.59g: Establishment of technology infrastructure to support the provision of charity care.
26:2H-18.59h: Transferred employees guaranteed equivalent health insurance coverage.
26:2H-18.59i: Reimbursed documented charity care; charity care subsidy formula after July 1, 2004.
26:2H-18.59j: Charity claims by hospital, eligibility.
26:2H-18.60: Uniform charity care eligibility and reimbursement claim form
26:2H-18.60a: Short title.
26:2H-18.60b: Findings, declarations relative to oversight of the hospital charity care subsidy program.
26:2H-18.60c: Required procedures by hospitals for charity care.
26:2H-18.60d: Interagency agreement with Medicaid Inspector General.
26:2H-18.60e: Inter-agency agreement with State Treasurer.
26:2H-18.60f: Reporting system established.
26:2H-18.60g: Recovery for fraudulent claim.
26:2H-18.61: Distribution of monies for other uncompensated care
26:2H-18.62: Monies designated for Health Care Subsidy Fund; allocation of monies.
26:2H-18.63: Civil penalties for false statement, misrepresentation.
26:2H-18.64: Denial of admission on ability to pay; penalty
26:2H-18.65: Establishment of Health Access New Jersey program; regulations; administration
26:2H-18.66: Allocation to Health Access New Jersey subsidy account.
26:2H-18.68: Appropriation from "Uncompensated Care Reduction - Pilot Program" account
26:2H-18.69: Appropriation of remaining monies
26:2H-18.70: Short title
26:2H-18.71: Funding of health care treatment for lead poisoned children.
26:2H-18.72: Provision of renal dialysis treatment services, medication to uninsured low-income persons.
26:2H-18.73: Annual report to Legislature.
26:2H-18.74: Short title.
26:2H-18.75: Findings, declarations relative to health care facilities.
26:2H-18.76: Health Care Stabilization Fund.
26:2H-18.77: Awarding of grant to health care facility; factors considered.
26:2H-18.78: Conditions for receipt of grant; rules, regulations; annual report.
26:2H-19: Transfer of certain powers, functions and duties of state board of control, commissioner and department of institutions and agencies and its hospital
26:2H-20: Transfer of certain employees of bureau of community institutions
26:2H-21: Transfer of certain functions of department of institutions and agencies and certain personnel of bureau of medical facilities construction and planni
26:2H-22: Abolition of hospital licensing board; transfer of powers, functions and duties to health care administration board
26:2H-23: Reference to state board of control, or department or commissioner of institutions and agencies deemed reference to department or commissioner of heal
26:2H-24: Partial invalidity
26:2H-25: Effect of act on rights under civil service, pension law or retirement system
26:2H-26: Short title
26:2H-27: Transfer of powers, functions and duties of state board of control of department of institutions and agencies pursuant to nursing home administrator's
26:2H-28: Transfer of nursing home administrator's licensing board to state department of health
26:2H-29: Nursing home or convalescent home defined
26:2H-30: Patient or resident; charges for drugs
26:2H-31: Violations; penalty; collection
26:2H-33: Nursing homes, annual report; operating and financial interests
26:2H-34: Verification of report
26:2H-35: Violations; penalty; recovery
26:2H-35.1: Report of comparative evaluative profiles of nursing homes; compilation and periodical update; furnishing to public
26:2H-35.2: Existence of life threatening condition at nursing home; public notice
26:2H-36: Legislative findings
26:2H-38: Remedy of condition of home in substantial violation of standards of health, safety or resident care; action to appoint receiver; parties
26:2H-39: Complaint; contents
26:2H-41: Nursing home violations
26:2H-42: Receivership authorized
26:2H-43: Order to remove or remedy conditions in lieu of judgment; bond; failure to comply; hearing; judgment
26:2H-44: Reports and accounts of receiver; filing; inspection; presentation or settlement of accounts
26:2H-45: Termination of receivership
26:2H-46: Receiver; compensation; bond
26:2H-47: Skilled or intermediate care nursing facility; assistance to residents in application for financial assistance
26:2H-47.1: Notification of fund exhaustion
26:2H-48: Assessment of availability of financial assistance
26:2H-49: Assistance to residents to obtain medically necessary post-discharge care
26:2H-50: Duties of state department of health
26:2H-51: Inapplicability of act to facility operated by and for those who rely exclusively upon treatment by spiritual means
26:2H-52: Rules and regulations
26:2H-53: Short title
26:2H-54: Findings, declarations
26:2H-56: Advance directive for health care; execution
26:2H-57: Proxy, instruction directive; reaffirmed, modified, revoked.
26:2H-58: Designation of health care representative; limitations.
26:2H-59: Conditions under which advance directive becomes operative
26:2H-60: Determination of patient's capacity to make a health care decision
26:2H-61: Authority to make health care decisions
26:2H-62: Rights, responsibilities of health care professionals
26:2H-63: Decision making under an advance directive
26:2H-64: Effect of instruction directive
26:2H-65: Additional rights, responsibilities of health care institution
26:2H-66: Resolution of disagreements
26:2H-67: Circumstances under which life-sustaining treatment may be withheld or withdrawn
26:2H-68: Issuance of do not resuscitate order
26:2H-69: Consultation with institutional or regional reviewing body
26:2H-70: Existing law preserved; emergency care
26:2H-71: Rules, regulations
26:2H-74: Absence of advance directive, act not applicable
26:2H-75: Advance directive shall not affect insurance, benefits coverage
26:2H-76: Advance directive executed in other jurisdictions, validity
26:2H-77: Applicability of other law
26:2H-78: Violations, penalties
26:2H-79: Definitions relative to hospices
26:2H-80: Licensing of hospice care program
26:2H-81: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-81.1: Definitions relative to hospice care, disposal of unused prescription medications.
26:2H-81.2: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-83: Background checks for nurse aid, personal care assistant certification.
26:2H-84: Qualification, disqualification for certification; petition for hearing.
26:2H-85: Assumption of cost of background checks.
26:2H-86: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-87: False statement; fine.
26:2H-88: Definitions relative to PACE programs.
26:2H-89: PACE, pre-PACE program operation.
26:2H-90: Cash reserves, demonstration.
26:2H-91: Enrollment, disenrollment terms.
26:2H-91.1: Participation eligibility for PACE program.
26:2H-91.2: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-92: Short title.
26:2H-93: Findings, declarations relative to nursing home quality of care.
26:2H-94: Definitions relative to nursing home quality of care.
26:2H-95: "Nursing Home Quality of Care Improvement Fund."
26:2H-96: Payment of annual assessment by nursing homes.
26:2H-97: Dedicated purposes for monies collected from assessment.
26:2H-98: Duties of commissioner.
26:2H-99: Noncompliance with mechanism for distribution of moneys.
26:2H-100: Payment of assessment not passed through as cost, charge to payers.
26:2H-101: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-102: Short title.
26:2H-103: Findings, declarations relative to advance directives for mental health care.
26:2H-104: Definitions relative to advance directives for mental health care.
26:2H-105: Execution, reaffirmation, modification, revocation, suspension of advance directive for
26:2H-106: Validity of advance directive for mental health care, reaffirmation, modification, revocation.
26:2H-107: Execution of proxy directive.
26:2H-108: Operative date of advance directive for mental health care.
26:2H-109: Determination of patient's decision-making capacity.
26:2H-110: Authority of mental health care representative.
26:2H-111: Additional responsibilities of responsible mental health care professional.
26:2H-112: Discussion of patient's mental health condition.
26:2H-113: Instruction directive legally operative, conditions.
26:2H-114: Additional rights, responsibilities of psychiatric facility.
26:2H-115: Procedures, practices for resolving disagreements.
26:2H-116: Construction of act; severability.
26:2H-117: Rules, regulations relative to psychiatric facilities operated by the Department of Health.
26:2H-118: Joint evaluation, report to Governor, Legislature.
26:2H-119: Immunity from criminal, civil liability.
26:2H-120: Construction of act with advance directive for health care.
26:2H-121: Absence of directive, no presumption created.
26:2H-122: Existing rights, obligations unaffected under health insurance programs.
26:2H-123: Validity of directive executed out-of-State.
26:2H-124: Priority of provisions of act.
26:2H-125: Intentional disregard for act, professional misconduct; fines; fourth degree crime for certain acts relative to advance directives.
26:2H-126: Notification to residents of closing, relocation of nursing home, assisted living facility; exceptions.
26:2H-127: Assisted living facility, refund of deposit, certain circumstances.
26:2H-128: Rights of residents of assisted living facilities, comprehensive personal care homes.
26:2H-129: Short title.
26:2H-130: Findings, declarations relative to physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (POLST) forms.
26:2H-131: Definitions relative to POLST form.
26:2H-132: Encouragement of public awareness, understanding of POLST form.
26:2H-133: Designation of Patient safety organization; responsibilities.
26:2H-134: Treatment of patient in accordance with POLST form.
26:2H-135: Modification, supersedure of POLST form.
26:2H-136: Procedure in event of disagreement.
26:2H-137: Construction of act.
26:2H-138: Immunity from liability.
26:2H-139: Intentional failure to act, penalties, degree of crime.
26:2H-140: Ensurance of compliance.
26:2H-141: Short title.
26:2H-142: Findings, declarations relative to children's sudden cardiac events.
26:2H-143: Definitions relative to children's sudden cardiac events.
26:2H-144: Report to commissioner.
26:2H-145: Children's Sudden Cardiac Events Registry.
26:2H-146: Children's Sudden Cardiac Events Review Book.
26:2H-147: Rules, regulations.
26:2H-148: Definitions relative to dementia care homes.
26:2H-149: DOH responsible for licensure, inspections, standards relative to dementia homes.
26:2H-150: Dementia care home.
26:2H-151: Licensure required for dementia care home; violations, civil penalty.
26:2H-152: Standards for dementia care homes.
26:2H-153: Waiver of certain requirements for certain facilities.
26:2H-154: Rights of dementia care home residents.
26:2H-155: Provision of health care services.
26:2H-156: Violations, penalties.
26:2H-157: Rules, regulations.