Statutes, Rules and Rule Proposals

New Jersey statutes, as well as pending legislation and chapter laws, can be obtained through the New Jersey Legislature's internet pages.

The official versions of rules, rule proposals and notices of adoptions are published in the New Jersey Administrative Code and the New Jersey Register, which are available in most public libraries or on the web.Lexis/Nexis maintains a free website at

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Hospital and Ambulatory Care Rules

The citations for the hospital and ambulatory care regulations are:

N.J.A.C. 8:33 Certificate of Need, Application and Review Process
N.J.A.C. 8:33C Certificate of Need and Licensure: Regionalized Perinatal Services and Maternal and Child Health Consortia
N.J.A.C. 8:33E Cardiac Diagnostic Facilities And Cardiac Surgery Centers
N.J.A.C. 8:33F Certificate of Need: Long Term Acute Care Services
N.J.A.C. 8:33H Certificate of Need: Policy Manual for Long Term Care Services
N.J.A.C. 8:33Q Transplantation Services
N.J.A.C. 8:42 Home Health Agency Licensing Standards
N.J.A.C. 8:42C Hospice Licensing Standards
N.J.A.C. 8:43A Standards for Licensure of Ambulatory Care Facilities
N.J.A.C. 8:43D Standards for Licensure of Pediatric Transitional Homes
N.J.A.C. 8:43E General Licensure Procedures And Enforcement of Licensure Regulations
N.J.A.C. 8:43G Hospital Licensing Standards
N.J.A.C. 8:43H Licensing Standards for Rehabilitation Hospitals

The citations for the State Long Term Care rules are:

N.J.A.C. 8:43F Standards for Licensure of Adult and Pediatric Day Health Services
N.J.A.C. 8:34 Rules for Licensing Nursing Home Administrators and Rules Regulating the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board
N.J.A.C. 8:43I Criminal Background Investigations: Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants and Assisted Living Administrators
N.J.A.C. 8:36 Standards For Licensure of Assisted Living Residences, Comprehensive Personal Care Homes, and Assisted Living Programs
N.J.A.C. 8:39 Standards For Licensure of Long-term Care Facilities
N.J.A.C. 8:43 Standards For Licensure of Residential Health Care Facilities
N.J.A.C. 8:43E General Licensure Procedures and Enforcement of Licensure Regulations
N.J.A.C. 8:86 Adult and Pediatric Day Health Services



A complete listing of proposed rules and rules recently adopted by the Department of Health can be obtained through the Proposed Rules and Public Notices web page.  This listing contains rule proposals and adoptions for all Divisions within the Department of Health. The following proposals are from this Division.




Public Notices


Non-regulatory Guidance

RFP Appendixes for Treasury

Last Reviewed: 6/9/2016