New Jersey Department of Health

PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
February 07, 2022

Judith M. Persichilli

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Department of Health Proposes Readoption with Amendments at N.J.A.C. 8:31A, Which Establishes Standards for the Ambulatory Care Facility Assessment

The Office of Healthcare Financing in the Division of Certificate of Need and Licensing of the Health Systems Branch of the Department of Health (Department) proposes readoption with amendments at N.J.A.C. 8:31A, which establishes standards for the ambulatory care facility assessment. 

The proposed readoption would continue the standards by which the Department of Health (Department) assesses and collects fees applicable to certain categories of licensed ambulatory care facilities based on those facilities’ annual gross receipts, in accordance with the Health Care Facilities Planning Act, N.J.S.A. 26:2H-1, et seq., particularly at 26:2H-5 and 18.57.    The proposed amendments would include amending definitions, adding instructions for electronic payment submission, and updating contact information and website addresses, to name a few.  

The proposal appears in the February 7, 2022 issue of the New Jersey Register.  The public has until April 8, 2022 to comment on the proposal.

Persons wishing to comment on the proposal must submit written comments either (1) electronically by April 8, 2022 to or (2) by regular mail postmarked on or before April 8, 2022 to Joy L. Lindo, Director, Office of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360.

LexisNexis provides free online access to the New Jersey Register at  An unofficial copy of the proposal is also available from the Department’s website at