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Press Release

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For Immediate Release:
August 20, 2018

Office of The Attorney General
Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Paul R. Rodríguez, Acting Director
​​​​ For Further Information Contact:
Lisa Coryell 609-292-4791

Proposed Regulation - Limitations on and Obligations Associated with Acceptance of Compensation from Pharmaceutical Manufacturers by Prescribers

NEWARK – The Attorney General is proposing amendments to N.J.A.C. 13:45J, concerning limitations on, and obligations associated with, the acceptance of compensation from pharmaceutical manufacturers. 

The Attorney General proposes to amend the modest meal limitation to distinguish between the amount allowable for breakfast and lunch, and the amount allowable for dinner; provide a mechanism for adjusting these amounts; specify that the limitation does not include the cost of standard delivery, service, or facility rental fee charges, or tax; and to specify that meals associated with education events are not subject to the modest meal limitation. 

The Attorney General recognizes the educational value of learning about disease states and treatment options, and believes that the proposed amendments will enhance the rules to further the educational exchange between practitioners and pharmaceutical manufacturers for the benefit of patient care. 

The proposed regulations, and information on how to submit a comment by October 5, 2018, can be viewed here.   

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