New NJ legislation allows ASCs to combine; Department of Health to oversee one-room center licensure

Governor Christie signed a long awaited and debated bill that would require licensure of one room surgical centers in New Jersey.

A similar bill was passed in 2012 but then vetoed by Gov. Christie over financial and other concerns. Licensure will now be overseen by the New Jersey Department of Health. Previously, one-room centers were overseen by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners.

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