For New Jersey Healthcare Providers

For Physicians

The Compassion & Choices Doc2Doc line offers free, confidential telephone consultation with one of our seasoned medical directors, each with years of experience in end-of-life medical care including medical aid in dying. Call us anytime at 800.247.7421 or by email for information on the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act.

The New Jersey Access Campaign seeks to provide technical assistance to healthcare providers so they can more fully support their patients.

Resources are currently being produced and will be added here as they become available. Check back often.

Clinical Criteria for Physician Aid in Dying and supplementary clinical information: Current best practices as published by the Journal of Palliative Medicine in December 2015.

State Forms

Submission Instructions:

Under P.L.2019, c.59, the compliance forms and the Medication Dispensing Record must be filed with the New Jersey Department of Health.  Currently, the forms must be mailed to the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner, 120 South Stockton Street, 3rd floor, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625.  An electronic submission process is forthcoming.  Any changes or additional submission processes will be posted here.

Sample Health System Policies

Sample Hospital Policy

Medical Aid in Dying: Best Practices for Developing Patient-Centered Policies
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8156 S Wadsworth Blvd #E-162
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