2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 26:2H-18.25 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 26:2H-18.25 (2013) What's This?

26:2H-18.25. Definitions
As used in sections 1 through 26 of P.L.1991, c.187 (C.26:2H-18.24 et al.):

"Assessment" means monies that are required to be remitted to the fund by hospitals pursuant to this act.

"Commission" means the Hospital Rate Setting Commission established pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1978, c.83 (C.26:2H-4.1).

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health.

"Department" means the Department of Health.

"Disproportionate share hospital" means a hospital designated by the Commissioner of Human Services pursuant to Pub.L.89-97 (42 U.S.C. s.1396a et seq.).

"Fund" means the "New Jersey Health Care Trust Fund" established pursuant to this act.

"Hospital" means a general acute care hospital whose schedule of rates is approved by the commission pursuant to section 11 of P.L.1978, c.83 (C.26:2H-18.1).

"Medicaid" means the New Jersey Medical Assistance and Health Services Program in the Department of Human Services established pursuant to P.L.1968, c.413 (C.30:4D-1 et seq.).

"Payer" means a governmental or nongovernmental third party payer or any purchaser of hospital services whose hospital reimbursement rates are established by the commission pursuant to P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-1 et al.), but shall not include the Medicaid program and the Medicare program established pursuant to Pub.L.89-97 (42 U.S.C. s.1395 et seq.), except as provided for in subsection a. of section 5 of this act.

"Uncompensated care" means inpatient and outpatient care provided to medically indigent persons and bad debts as defined by regulation of the department pursuant to P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-1 et al.).

L.1991,c.187,s.2; per s.86 as amended by 1992, c.160, s.27, expired December 31, 1992.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Jersey may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.