2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:15-15.2 - Hospital service; care required; expenses
34:15-15.2. Hospital service; care required; expenses
Whenever hospital service is required to cure or to relieve an injured workman of the effects of the injury or to restore the functions of the injured member or organ or to provide treatment for occupational disease in accordance with the provisions of the chapter hereby supplemented, the injured workman shall be entitled to hospital service of a quality and character no less than that provided for patients receiving services known as "semi-private" room care, and shall be entitled to such nursing service as may be deemed proper by the treating physician, the expense thereof to be paid or reimbursed, in accordance with the provisions of section 34:15-15 of the Revised Statutes and chapter 207 of the laws of 1953, by the employer. No hospital shall supply the injured workman with services of lesser quality or character than "semi-private" room care if a "semi-private" room or a "private room" is available.
L.1966, c. 115, s. 1, eff. June 17, 1966.
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