New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4g-8 - Sliding Fee Scale

30:4G-8. Sliding fee scale
a. The commissioner shall establish a sliding fee scale based on the eligible person's or the eligible person's spouse's ability to pay for personal attendant services; except that no eligible person or eligible person's spouse shall have to pay more than 75% of the cost of the personal attendant services provided pursuant to this act.

b. The sliding fee scale shall apply only to those eligible persons and their spouses whose annual gross income exceeds the State's current applicable income eligibility level for social services established pursuant to the Social Services Block Grant Act, Pub. L. 97-35 (42 U.S.C. s. 1397 et seq.).

c. If an eligible person's personal attendant services costs are covered in whole or in part by any other State or Federal government program or insurance contract, the government program or insurance carrier shall be the primary payer and the personal attendant program shall be the secondary payer.

d. The eligible person receiving services shall sign weekly vouchers attesting to the hours of services rendered. The personal attendant shall then be paid by the county office for the handicapped or other agency designated by the commissioner.

L. 1985, c. 307, s. 8. Amended by L. 1985, c. 524, s. 6, eff. Jan. 21, 1986; per s.14 as amended by 1985, c.524, s.8, expired January 21, 1988.

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