N.J.S.A 44:7-39. Laws governing assistance for permanent and total disability

44:7-39. Laws governing assistance for permanent and total disability

The assistance to be extended under this act shall be known as “assistance for the permanently and totally disabled,” but shall in all other respects be governed by the conditions of eligibility and all other requirements, conditions, limitations and procedures established by and pursuant to chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Revised Statutes, except that subsections a. and d. of section 44:7-5. Eligibility of applicants; details and section 44:7-25. State’s share; additional payment of the Revised Statutes shall not apply to assistance for the permanently and totally disabled.

Assistance for the permanently and totally disabled shall not be granted to any person who is an inmate or resident of or in need of prolonged care in any public or private institution because of physical or mental condition, or other cause, unless

(1) the institution, if publicly owned and operated, is a medical institution, other than an institution for tuberculosis or mental disease, designated and approved as such by the Department of Institutions and Agencies, and

(2) the institution, if privately owned and operated, does not come within the definition of a hospital to which payment or distribution of funds is permitted to be made by counties or municipalities of this State pursuant to any provision of chapter 5 of Title 44 of the Revised Statutes, and is licensed or approved by the Department of Institutions and Agencies pursuant to any provision of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes, and

(3) the individual is not a patient in such institution as the result of a diagnosis of tuberculosis or psychosiS.

L.1951, C. 139, p. 593, S.2. Amended by L.1952, C. 24, p. 110, S.5; L.1962, C. 222, S.11.

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