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New Jersey Statutes Title 30. Institutions and Agencies 30 § 4D-7p

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a. A hospital licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c. 136 (C.26:2H-1 et seq.) providing emergency services to patients enrolled in the State Medicaid fee-for-service program shall accept as final payment an emergency room triage reimbursement fee of $140.00 when the emergency services provided are for low acuity emergency room encounters.  The Commissioner of Human Services shall publish a list of diagnostic codes that would be considered low acuity emergency room encounters for the purpose of applying this fee.

b. As used in this section:

Acuity” means the measurement of the intensity of nursing care required by a patient.

Medicaid” means the Medicaid program established pursuant to P.L.1968, c. 413 (C.30:4D-1 et seq.).

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