2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-15.2 - Hospital service;  care required;  expenses

34:15-15.2.  Hospital service;  care required;  expenses
    Whenever hospital service is required to cure or to relieve an injured workman of the effects of the injury or to restore the functions of the injured  member or organ or to provide treatment for occupational disease in accordance  with the provisions of the chapter hereby supplemented, the injured workman  shall be entitled to hospital service of a quality and character no less than  that provided for patients receiving services known as "semi-private"  room  care, and shall be entitled to such nursing service as may be deemed proper by  the treating physician, the expense thereof to be paid or reimbursed, in  accordance with the provisions of section 34:15-15 of the Revised Statutes and  chapter 207 of the laws of 1953, by the employer. No hospital shall supply the  injured workman with services of lesser quality or character than   "semi-private"  room care if a  "semi-private"  room or a "private room"  is  available.

     L.1966, c. 115, s. 1, eff. June 17, 1966.

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