Proposed Regulation – Division of Consumer Affairs

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Lisa Coryell

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NEWARK – The Division of Consumer Affairs has proposed amendments to rules regarding the performance of Fiber Optic Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing (FEES) by a licensed speech-language pathologist.

N.J.A.C. 13:44C-7.2A requires a physician who completed training during residency in endoscopic examination to be present whenever a licensed speech-language pathologist performs FEES. The proposal amends this rule so that physicians could complete such training post-residency.  

The proposed amendments, and information on how to submit a comment by August 16, 2019, can be viewed here.


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