2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:84A-22.8 - Utilization Review Committees Of Certified Hospital Or Extended Care Facility; Exceptions
2A:84A-22.8. Utilization review committees of certified hospital or extended care facility; exceptions
Information and data secured by and in the possession of utilization review committees established by any certified hospital or extended care facility in the performance of their duties shall not be revealed or disclosed in any manner or under any circumstances by any member of such committee except to: (a) a patient's attending physician, (b) the chief administrative officer of the hospital or extended care facility which it serves, (c) the medical executive committee, or comparable enforcement unit, of such hospital or extended care facility, (d) representatives of, including intermediaries or carriers for, government agencies in the performance of their duties, under the provisions of Federal and State law, or (e) any hospital service corporation, medical service corporation or insurance company with which said patient has pertinent coverage under a contract, policy or certificate, the terms of which authorize the carrier to request and be given such information and data.
L.1970, c. 313, s. 1, eff. Dec. 21, 1970. Amended by L.1979, c. 68, s. 1, eff. April 10, 1979.
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