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New Jersey Appellate Division Upholds Immunity for Health Care Entity That Provided Negative Information About Former Employee in Response to Request for a Reference

On December 1, 2011, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, upheld immunity from civil liability for certain health care entities that provide information in good faith about a current or former employee’s job performance to another health care entity.Senisch v. Carlino, A-6218-09T3 (N.J. App. Div. Dec. 1, 2011). Specifically, the court granted civil immunity to a health care entity under the New Jersey Health Care Professional Responsibility and Reporting Enhancement Act (the “Act”),[1]┬áin connection with its reporting of negative, but truthful, information to another health care entity about a former health care professional’s termination of employment.

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