2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:4-100.13 - "Hepatitis Inoculation Fund," created; eligibility
26:4-100.13. "Hepatitis Inoculation Fund," created; eligibility
2. a. There is created in the Department of Health the "Hepatitis Inoculation Fund," hereinafter referred to as the "fund." The fund shall be a separate, nonlapsing, revolving account and shall be administered by the Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control in the Department of Health and all moneys deposited in the fund pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1993, c.227 (N.J.S.2C:64-6) shall be used for the provision of hepatitis inoculations to the following persons, in order of eligibility, and for related administrative costs:
(1) volunteer emergency medical technicians-ambulance and volunteer firefighters;
(2) all other emergency medical technicians-ambulance, firefighters and police officers in squads or departments with less than 100 members; and
(3) all other emergency medical technicians-ambulance, firefighters and police officers.
The Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control shall promulgate rules and regulations in order to effectuate the purposes of this fund.
b. A person whose medical insurance policy pays for the full cost of the hepatitis inoculation shall not receive payment for an inoculation administered pursuant to subsection a. of this section. A person whose medical insurance policy pays for a portion of the cost of hepatitis inoculation may be reimbursed for the unpaid portion from the Hepatitis Inoculation Fund.
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