Chapter 61 - INDEPENDENT CLINICAL LABORATORIES

  1. Subchapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS (§ 10:61-1.1 to 10:61-1.7)
  2. Subchapter 2 - PROVISION OF SERVICE (§ 10:61-2.1 to 10:61-2.4)
  3. Subchapter 3 - HEALTHCARE COMMON PROCEDURE CODING SYSTEM HCPCS (§ 10:61-3.1 to 10:61-3.5)

Notes

CHAPTER SOURCE AND EFFECTIVE DATE:
Effective: July 6, 2021.
See: 53 N.J.R. 1279(a).
CHAPTER HISTORICAL NOTE:
Chapter 61, Independent Laboratory Services, was adopted as R.1971 d.57, effective April 21, 1971. See: 3 N.J.R. 43(a), 3 N.J.R. 83(b).
Subchapter 3, Laboratory Code List, was repealed and a new Subchapter 3, HCFA Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), was adopted effective March 3, 1986, as R.1986 d.52. See: 17 N.J.R. 1519(b), 18 N.J.R. 478(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 61, Independent Laboratory Services, was readopted as R.1991 d.138, effective February 15, 1991. See: 22 N.J.R. 3713(a), 23 N.J.R. 838(e).
Chapter 61, Independent Laboratory Services, was repealed, and Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was adopted as new rules by R.1996 d.68, effective February 5, 1996. See: 27 N.J.R. 4861(a), 28 N.J.R. 1054(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was readopted as R.2001 d.79, effective February 1, 2001. See: 32 N.J.R. 4167(a), 33 N.J.R. 781(c).
Subchapter 3, HCFA Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), was renamed Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) by R.2006 d.37, effective January 17, 2006. See: 37 N.J.R. 3182(a), 38 N.J.R. 807(a).
Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was readopted as R.2006 d.244, effective June 7, 2006. See: 38 N.J.R. 1383(a), 38 N.J.R. 2827(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1b, Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was scheduled to expire on June 7, 2013. See: 43 N.J.R. 1203(a).
Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was readopted as R.2014 d.003, effective December 2, 2013. See: 45 N.J.R. 2099(a), 46 N.J.R. 77(b).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1, Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was scheduled to expire on December 2, 2020. Pursuant to Executive Order Nos. 127 (2020) and 244 (2021) and P.L. 2021, c. 104, any chapter of the New Jersey Administrative Code that would otherwise have expired during the Public Health Emergency originally declared in Executive Order No. 103 (2020) is extended through January 1, 2022. Chapter 61, Independent Clinical Laboratories, was readopted with technical changes, effective July 6, 2021. See: Source and Effective Date. See, also, section annotations.

CHAPTER AUTHORITY:

N.J.S.A. 30:4D-1 et seq., and 30:4J-8 et seq.

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