2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Section 45:14B
45:14B-32 - Disclosure to third-party payor

45:14B-32.   Disclosure to third-party payor
    A patient who is receiving or has received treatment from a licensed, practicing psychologist may be requested to authorize the psychologist to disclose certain confidential information to a third-party payor for the purpose of obtaining benefits from the third-party payor for psychological services, if the disclosure is pursuant to a valid authorization as described in section 6 of this act and the information is limited to:

   a.   Administrative information;

   b.   Diagnostic information;

   c.   The status of the patient (voluntary or involuntary; inpatient or outpatient);

   d.   The reason for continuing psychological services, limited to an assessment of the patient's current level of functioning and level of distress (both described by the terms mild, moderate, severe or extreme);

   e.   A prognosis, limited to the estimated minimal time during which treatment might continue.

   L. 1985, c. 256, s. 2.
 

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