With the strength of its approximately 900 members, support of its lobby firm, and in collaboration with other NJ mental health stakeholders, NJPA member advocates spent months gathering data, meeting with lawmakers and their staffs, testifying on bills, and developing educational, science-based materials to support initiatives that will have a positive impact on the delivery […]Read More »
The application of New Jersey’s Duty to Warn law can present challenges in practice. The NJPA Council on Education prepared these brief video clips moderated by Council member Tony Juneja, MD. Dr. Juneja facilitated a discussion with NJPA member Rusty Reeves, MD, Rutgers University, Forensic Psychiatry Training Director and Director of Psychiatry, University Correctional Health […]Read More »
Either as an employer or employee within the State of New Jersey, you should know your rights regarding employment matters such as, the method and manner of payment of wages, workers’ compensation requirements, family leave laws, and federal and state occupational safety and health requirements. Visit the New Jersey Department of Labor website to learn […]Read More »
The State system of care includes psychiatric inpatient settings and community-based support services. It will be beneficial for you as a New Jersey practitioner to familiarize yourself with services available within NJ for your patients. You can find descriptions of these services by county and program in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services […]Read More »
The Division of Insurance within the Department of Banking and Insurance is comprised of units which are charged with the licensing and oversight of the various types of insurance regulated by the State of New Jersey. The Division of Insurance site hosts a Doctors’ Corner that provides information on medical malpractice insurers, electronic health information technology, […]Read More »
The mission of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ) is to provide services to protect the public safety and welfare of the citizens of New Jersey through education, identification, evaluation, treatment planning, and advocacy for licensed healthcare and other professionals in recovery from impairing medical conditions and illnesses. Program details and contact information can be found […]Read More »
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), which is part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), requires manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologicals that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to physicians and teaching hospitals. Manufacturers submit the reports to the Centers for Medicare […]Read More »
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs regulates continuing education for physicians.The general requirement is that a licensee applying for a biennial license renewal shall complete 100 continuing medical education credits in Category I or Category II courses, of which at least 40 shall be in Category I. Regulations detailing New Jersey’s continuing education requirements […]Read More »
Every person or entity that handles controlled substances must be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or be exempt by regulation from registration. The DEA registered practitioner may only engage in those activities that are authorized under state law for the jurisdiction in which the practice is located. When federal law or regulations differ from state […]Read More »
The State of New Jersey has established a Drug Control Unit to assist in the enforcement of the provisions of the New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS) Act, administer the New Jersey Prescription Blanks Program, and manage the annual CDS registration of prescribers. Additional Resources: Uniform Prescription Blanks regulations Prescription Monitoring Program regulations Controlled Dangerous […]Read More »
With the strength of its approximately 900 members, support of its lobby firm, and in...
The application of New Jersey’s Duty to Warn law can present challenges in practice. The...
Either as an employer or employee within the State of New Jersey, you should know...
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