New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4g-19 - Sliding Fee Scale.

30:4G-19 Sliding fee scale.

7. a. The commissioner shall establish a sliding fee scale for personal assistance services based upon the ability of an eligible person to pay for those services. The sliding fee scale shall apply only to an eligible person whose individual annual gross income is equal to or exceeds 350% of the federal poverty level. Any eligible person whose annual gross income is less than 350% of the federal poverty level shall not be required to pay for personal assistance services.

b.If the costs of an eligible person's personal assistance services are covered in whole or in part by another State or federal government program or insurance contract, the government program or insurance carrier shall be the primary payer and the personal assistance services program shall be the secondary payer.

c.The eligible person receiving personal assistance services and the personal assistant shall sign time sheets attesting to the hours of service rendered, and the personal assistant shall then be paid through the fiscal intermediary service organization.

L.1987, c.350, s.7; amended 1993, c.215, s.7; 2009, c.160, s.7.

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