NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 39, ISSUE 13
ISSUE DATE: JULY 2, 2007
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR
39 N.J.R. 2540(a)
Adopted Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:45B-14.2
Health Care Service Firms
Proposed: November 6, 2006 at 38 N.J.R. 4637(a).
Adopted: May 30, 2007 by Stephen Nolan, Acting Director, Division of Consumer Affairs.
Filed: June 8, 2007 as R.2007 d.211, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 34:8-54.
Effective Date: July 2, 2007.
Expiration Date: March 4, 2008.
Federal Standards Statement
A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendment.
Full text of the adoption follows:
As used in this subchapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Health care services" means:
1. Any services rendered to a patient for the purpose of maintaining or restoring the patient's physical or mental health; or
2. Any health related services rendered to a patient for which licensure, registration or certification is required as a pre-condition to the rendering of such services.
"Patient" means an individual who needs help with basic life functions, including those related to personal care services.