2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2H-18e - Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for Bergen, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren counties.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2H-18e (2013) What's This?

26:2H-18e Designation of specialty acute care children's hospital for Bergen, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren counties.

1. a. The Commissioner of Health, subject to the provisions of subsection b. of this section, shall designate St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in the City of Paterson as the State's specialty acute care children's hospital for the counties of Bergen, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren.

b.The designation by the Commissioner of Health pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall be made subsequent to, and shall be contingent upon, the execution of a written agreement between St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and a majority of the acute care hospitals providing inpatient pediatric services which are located in the counties listed in subsection a. of this section.

The written agreement shall state that the other facility recognizes St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center as the State's specialty acute care children's hospital for the counties listed in subsection a. of this section and shall set forth the basis on which the other facility shall make referrals to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

L.1993, c.374, s.1; amended 2003, c.98, s.3; 2012, c.17, s.216.


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