2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - Health and Vital Statistics
Section 26:16-7 - Conditions to be considered qualified terminally ill patient.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 26:16-7 (2019)

26:16-7 Conditions to be considered qualified terminally ill patient.

7. A patient shall not be considered a qualified terminally ill patient until a consulting physician has:

a. examined that patient and the patient's relevant medical records;

b. confirmed, in writing, the attending physician's diagnosis that the patient is terminally ill; and

c. verified that the patient is capable, is acting voluntarily, and has made an informed decision to request medication that, if prescribed, the patient may choose to self-administer pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.).

L.2019, c.59, s.7.

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