New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:6-1.2 - Confidential Report

30:6-1.2. Confidential report
a. The Commissioner of the Department of Human Services shall require the confidential reporting to the commission by every ophthalmologist, optometrist, other eye or health care provider, or any other agency, organization or facility as the commissioner determines to be appropriate, of all cases in which a person is known to be blind or visually impaired or may become blind or visually impaired as the result of a degenerative eye condition, including, but not limited to: corneal degeneration, uveitis, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, any progressive hereditary disease causing retinal degeneration, diabetic retinopathy which requires treatment, ischemic optic neuropathy, and glaucoma with a restriction of 10 degrees or less in either eye.

b. The Commissioner of Human Services shall determine by regulation the providers, facilities and agencies which shall be required to report to the commission pursuant to subsection a. of this section immediately upon ascertaining that a person is blind or visually impaired or has a degenerative eye condition. The commissioner shall also determine the types of conditions that shall be reported, the type of information that shall be contained in the confidential report and the method for making the report.

L. 1986, c. 147, s. 4, eff. Nov. 13, 1986.

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