TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Health, with the approval of the Health Care Administration Board, has issued a notice of proposed amendments and new rules at existing N.J.A.C. 8:96, Hospital Financial Transparency.
Existing N.J.A.C. 8:96, adopted in 2018, implements certain recommendations contained in the Hospital Financial Transparency: Department of Health Recommendation on Hospital Financial Transparency (Transparency Report) from 2014.
The notice of proposal would address the balance of the recommendations of the Transparency Report; establish additional enforcement remedies; and fulfill the Department’s rulemaking obligations pursuant to statutes relating to hospital financial transparency that became effective after 2018.
The notice of proposal appears in the November 7, 2022, issue of the New Jersey Register. Persons wishing to comment thereon must submit written comments either (1) electronically by January 6, 2023, to nj.gov/health/legal/ecomments.shtml; or (2) by regular mail postmarked on or before January 6, 2023, 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 www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/njoal. An unofficial copy of the proposal is available on the Department’s website at nj.gov/health/legal/open.shtml.