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Impaired/Incompetent Physicians
1986-87

A report on the Commissionís investigation on Impaired and Incompetent physicians was issued in October 1987. The report was critical of the New Jersey Medical Societyís Impaired Physicians Program and the inability of the IPP and the State Board of Medical Examiners to adequately rehabilitate and monitor impaired doctors to prevent harm to patients. After Commission staff participated in Senate committee hearings, the Legislature and Governor enacted the Professional Medical Conduct Reform Act on January 12, 1990 (effective July 13, 1990). The law substantially improves the reporting, rehabilitation and supervision of impaired and incompetent doctors.

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