Division of Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing

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Consumer Reports and Guides

Hospitals

  • Hospital Performance Report
    Describes New Jersey hospital performance in treating patients with heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and patients having surgery. Ranks hospitals by county, region and treatment area. Provides links to health care resources. Gives advice on patient rights, patient safety and taking an active role in your health care.
  • Cardiac Surgery Report
    Reports on mortality rates for each New Jersey hospital performing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Compares death rates for each hospital to the statewide average, and includes patient mortality rates for individual cardiac surgeons.
  • Hospital Compare – U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Federal database provides data on acute-care hospital performance on 21 measures of quality care. Includes contact information for hospitals, a checklist for choosing a hospital, and information on patient rights.

Assisted Living Residences & Programs/Comprehensive Personal Care Homes

Nursing Homes and other Long-Term Care

  • Important Announcement Regarding the New Jersey Report Card
    The New Jersey Report Card has been replaced by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Five Star Rating system. This system includes a comprehensive rating structure, which allows comparison of federally certified Nursing Homes in New Jersey and across the country. To access the Five Star Rating System, visit CMS's Nursing Home Compare Database

  • A Guide to Community-Based Long Term Care in New Jersey
    Guide for adults planning for their future financial, health and housing needs. Describes programs that provide medical, financial, legal, and social service assistance. Includes consumer checklists and helpful resources.

  • Nursing Home Compare - U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Find and compare nursing homes in New Jersey and nationwide. Includes quality ratings, information on nursing home oversight and staffing, and an overview of nursing home alternatives.

Home Health

  • Home Health Compare -U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Federal database allows searches of Medicare-certified home health agencies. Provides information on Medicare-covered services, type of ownership, and agency performance on quality-of-care measures.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Renal Dialysis Facilities Providing Chronic Hemodialysis

  • Uninsured Treatment Obligations
    List presents the percentage of free treatments provided by each facility. Law requires that each facility provide up to 3.5 percent of total treatments as free.

Dialysis Facility Compare

Managed Care

  • New Jersey HMO Performance Report
    HMOs and point-of-service plans compared in areas of preventive care, treatment, and customer satisfaction. Report published by the Department of Banking and Insurance.

Medical Doctors, Podiatrists and Optometrists

  • New Jersey Health Care Profile
    Searchable database of profiles on individual medical doctors, podiatrists and optometrists.  Find information on credentials, education, disciplinary actions, hospital restrictions and malpractice payments. May include languages spoken and health plans accepted.  Search by geographic area, hospital affiliation and medical specialty. Site maintained by the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety.

Prescription Drug Prices

  • New Jersey Prescription Drug Price Registry
    Compare retail prices for the 150 most commonly prescribed drugs. Registry updated monthly by the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety

Clinical Trials

  • ClinicalTrials.gov
    A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the site offers patients and families up-to-date information on thousands of clinical trials under way in more than 140 countries.

Health Facilities Licensure Payments

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