2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-77.1 - Hospitals;  group self-insurance;  conditions

34:15-77.1.  Hospitals;  group self-insurance;  conditions
    With respect to any group of employers licensed by the State as hospitals who adopt a plan for self-insurance for the payment of compensation to their employees, at least the following conditions shall apply:

    a.  Under such group plan, the group shall assume the liability of all the employers within the group under the terms of a trust agreement approved by the  commissioner, and pay all compensation for which the employers are liable under  Title 34 of the Revised Statutes;

    b.  When making application to the commissioner for permission to establish  a group plan for self-insurance, the group shall present satisfactory proof to  the commissioner of its financial ability to pay such compensation for the  employers who are members of the group, including a statement of the group's  revenues, their source, and assurance for their continuance;

    c.  If required by the commissioner, the group shall deposit with the commissioner such types and amounts of securities or surety bonds as the commissioner deems necessary to provide assurance that such benefits as are payable by the group will continue to be paid and that the group will meet its statutory obligations;

    d.  The commissioner may require the group to file any and all agreements, contracts, and such other pertinent documents as he may deem necessary relating  to the organization of the employers in the group:

    e.  Each group self-insurer, in its application for self-insurance shall set  forth the names and addresses of each of its officers, directors, trustees, and  general manager.  No officer, director, trustee, or employee of the group  self-insurer may represent or participate directly or indirectly on behalf of  an injured worker or his dependents in any workers' compensation proceeding.

     L.1983, c. 376, s. 2, eff. Nov. 10, 1983.

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