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Effective April 1st, 2021 all Telehealth and/or Telemedicine companies providing or intending to provide telehealth or telemedicine services in New Jersey must register with the New Jersey Department of Health (Department) by utilizing the application linked below.

 

FACILITIES LICENSED BY THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OR PRIVATE PRACTICES WITH A PHYSICAL LOCATION USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REGISTER. If you have questions regarding the need to register, please email the Department at DOH Telehealth-Telemedicine Requests TTRequests@doh.nj.gov


Telemedicine or telehealth organization means a corporation, sole proprietorship, partnership, or limited liability company that is organized for the primary purpose of administering services in the furtherance of telemedicine or telehealth. As such, facilities licensed by the Department and private medical practices with a physical location used for treatment in New Jersey are not required to register.

A telemedicine or telehealth organization that does business under more than one name, must complete a separate registration application for each name it is Doing Business As (DBA).

If any of the information the applicant provides should change between registration and renewal or the applicant wishes to be taken off the registry the applicant must complete the amendments to the application through the portal within five business days of the change in information.

Please note, telemedicine and telehealth services are often used synonymously, however, the Department has defined them as the following:

"Telehealth" means the use of information and communications technologies, including telephones, remote patient monitoring devices, or other electronic means, to support clinical health care, provider consultation, patient and professional health-related education, public health, health administration, and other services in accordance with the provisions of P.L.2017, c.117 (C.45:1-61 et al.).

"Telemedicine" means the delivery of a health care service using electronic communications, information technology, or other electronic or technological means to bridge the gap between a health care provider who is located at a distant site and a patient who is located at an originating site, either with or without the assistance of an intervening health care provider, and in accordance with the provisions of P.L.2017, c.117 (C.45:1-61 et al.). “Telemedicine” does not include the use, in isolation, of audio-only telephone conversation, electronic mail, instant messaging, phone text, or facsimile transmission.

"Entity" is the Telehealth or Telemedicine Business Organization.

"Doing business as or DBA" means the name under which a telemedicine or telehealth organization operates its business, if it differs from its legal name filed with the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services in the New Jersey Department of Treasury.

“Entity Representative” is the person designated and authorized by the entity to make the representations on the behalf of the entity and bind the entity to certifications made on their behalf.

“Registered Agent” is a person or entity appointed to accept service of process, official mail, and other correspondence on a business' behalf. If the entity is based out of New Jersey, they are required to list a New Jersey registered agent.

N.J.A.C 8:53 Department rules are on the Department’s Website or upon request.