New Jersey Administrative Code
Section 9A:16-2.5 - Cancellation of contract obligations and involuntary termination of service

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 9A:16-2.5

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) The Executive Director shall cancel a program participant's contractual obligations if he or she determines:

1. On the basis of a sworn affidavit of a qualified physician that the program participant is totally and permanently disabled;

2. On the basis of a death certificate or other evidence of death that is conclusive under state law that the program participant has died; or

3. On the basis of substantiating documentation provided by the program participant that continued enforcement of the service obligation may result in extreme hardship for the program participant. Alternatively, the Executive Director may suspend the service obligation of the participant on the basis of substantiating documentation provided by the participant that continued enforcement may result in extreme hardship for the participant.

(b) In the event that a program participant's death or total disability occurs during the second year of service, the Authority shall not require repayment of the prior portion of indebtedness.

(c) The Executive Director may terminate a program participant's service in the program when:

1. The program participant is convicted of a felony or an act of gross negligence in the performance of his or her service obligations;

2. The program participant's license to practice medicine, dentistry, or another primary care profession is suspended or revoked; or

3. The program participant is in breach of the performance standards enumerated in 9A:16-2.1(a)5.

Amended by R.1997 d.530, effective 12/15/1997.
See: 29 N.J.R. 4228(a), 29 N.J.R. 5295(a).
Amended by R.2000 d.91, effective 3/6/2000.
See: 31 N.J.R. 3906(a), 32 N.J.R. 803(b).
In (a)3, added a second sentence; and in (b)2, inserted a reference to other primary care professions.
Amended by R.2011 d.042, effective 2/7/2011.
See: 42 N.J.R. 1957(a), 43 N.J.R. 305(a).
In (a), inserted "program" throughout; added new (b); recodified former (b) as (c); in the introductory paragraph of (c), inserted the first occurrence of "program"; in (c)1 and (c)2, inserted "program"; in (c)1, deleted "or" from the end; in (c)2, substituted "; or" for a period at the end; and added (c)3.

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