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Section: Denial of admission on ability to pay; penalty

Statute: 26:2H-18.64

14. No hospital shall deny any admission or appropriate service to a patient on the basis of that patient's ability to pay or source of payment. A hospital which violates this section shall be liable to a civil penalty of $10,000 for each violation. The penalty shall be sued for and recovered pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law," N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq. and shall be deposited in the fund. L.1992,c.160,s.14.

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