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Section: Treatment of alcoholism; benefits

Statute: 26:2H-7a

19. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 7 of P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-7) to the contrary, the following are exempt from the certificate of need requirement: Community-based primary care centers; Outpatient drug and alcohol services; Hospital-based medical detoxification for drugs and alcohol; Ambulance and invalid coach services; Mental health services which are non-bed related outpatient services; Residential health care facility services; Capital improvements and renovations to health care facilities; Additions of medical/surgical, adult intensive care and adult critical care beds in hospitals; Replacement of existing major moveable equipment; Inpatient operating rooms; Alternate family care programs; Hospital-based subacute care; Ambulatory care facilities; Comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services; Special child health clinics; New technology in accordance with the provisions of section 18 of P.L.1998, c.43 (C.26:2H-7d); Transfer of ownership interest except in the case of an acute care hospital; Change of site for approved certificate of need within the same county; Additions to vehicles or hours of operation of a mobile intensive care unit; Relocation or replacement of a health care facility within the same county, except for an acute care hospital; Continuing care retirement communities authorized pursuant to P.L.1986, c.103 (C.52:27D-330 et seq.); Magnetic resonance imaging; Adult day health care facilities; Pediatric day health care facilities; Chronic or acute renal dialysis facilities; and Transfer of ownership of a hospital to an authority in accordance with P.L.2006, c.46 (C.30:9-23.15 et al.). L.1992,c.160,s.19; amended 1998, c.43, s.7; 2006, c.46, s.10.

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