N.J. Admin. Code § 13:44F-9.1 - Acts amounting to unlicensed practice

(a) The following acts or practices shall be deemed to be the unlicensed practice of respiratory care:
1. Offering or performance of any respiratory care services by any person other than a licensed respiratory care practitioner, an M.D., a D.O., or by any other health care provider not exempt from the provisions of this chapter pursuant to 45:14E-9(c);
2. The use of the words inhalation therapy, respiratory care, respiratory therapy, pulmonary therapy, or other such similar words or their related terms, letters, insignia, or abbreviations in connection with the offering of measures or services that are utilized in the rendition of respiratory care by any person who does not hold a license to render respiratory care services or is not otherwise exempt from the licensure requirement;
3. The use of the designation respiratory care practitioner, respiratory therapist, respiratory therapy technician, pulmonary technician, or other such similar terms, letters, insignia, and their related abbreviations in connection with the offering of measures or services that are utilized in the rendition of respiratory care by any person who does not hold a license to render respiratory care services or is not otherwise exempt from licensure; or
4. Billing any patient or third party payor for "respiratory care" or "respiratory therapy," in connection with the use of respiratory care agents, measures or services, if the individual providing the services does not hold a license to practice respiratory care, is not a licensed physician or is not otherwise exempt from the licensure requirement.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 13:44F-9.1
Amended by 52 N.J.R. 1675(a), effective 9/8/2020

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