N.J. Admin. Code § 10:167-5.2 - Authorized agent

(a) In those instances where the applicant is incompetent or incapable of filing an eligibility application on his or her own behalf, the Department shall accept any one of the following listed in the order of priority, as an authorized agent for the purpose of initiating such application:
1. Power of attorney;
2. A close relative by blood or marriage, that is, parent, spouse, son, daughter, brother, sister;
3. A representative payee designated by the Social Security Administration;
4. A staff member of a public or private social service agency, of which the person is a client, who has been designated by the agency to so act;
5. A friend.
(b) The PAAD program is authorized to act as an agent or representative for PAAD beneficiaries in order to enroll the beneficiary into a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and/or to submit an application on behalf of the beneficiary for the Medicare Part D low income subsidy in accordance with 20 CFR 418.3210, as amended and supplemented, which is incorporated herein by reference. The PAAD program may also act as a beneficiary's authorized agent to appeal PDP formulary limitations.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:167-5.2
Amended by R.1993 d.175, effective 4/19/1993.
See: 24 N.J.R. 4479(a), 25 N.J.R. 1764(a).
Amended by R.1998 d.176, effective 4/6/1998.
See: 29 N.J.R. 5280(a), 30 N.J.R. 1314(b).
Amended by R.2009 d.16, effective 1/5/2009.
See: 40 N.J.R. 4479(a), 41 N.J.R. 221(a).

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