NEW JERSEY HEALTHCARE COALITION, ALLIANCE FOR QUALITY CARE, INC., NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS, NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION OF OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, NORTH JERSEY ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, ATLANTIC ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES, LLC, and NEW JERSEY STATE SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS, Appellants,
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND INSURANCE, Respondent. NEW JERSEY COALITION FOR QUALITY HEALTHCARE, Appellant,
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND INSURANCE, Respondent. NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE, Appellant,
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND INSURANCE, Respondent. UNITED ACUPUNCTURE SOCIETY OF NEW JERSEY, Appellant,
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND INSURANCE, Respondent
Argued October 28, 2014
Approved for Publication March 31, 2015.
On appeal from the Department of Banking and Insurance.
Keith J. Roberts argued the cause for appellants in A-1038-12 ( Brach Eichler, attorneys; Mark E. Manigan, Mr. Roberts and John D. Fanburg, of counsel; Mr. Roberts and Richard B. Robins, on the brief).
A. Ross Pearlson argued the cause for appellant New Jersey Coalition for Quality Healthcare in A-1445-12 ( Wolff & Samson, attorneys; Mr. Pearlson, on the brief).
Gerald H. Baker and Daniel E. Rosner argued the cause for appellant New Jersey Association for Justice in A-1636-12 ( Scott G. Leonard, President, attorney; Mr. Baker and Mr. Rosner, on the brief).
Shay S. Deshpande argued the cause for appellant United Acupuncture Society of New Jersey in A-1792-12 ( Zwerling & Deshpande, attorneys; Mr. Deshpande, of counsel and on the brief; David J. Zwerling, on the brief).
Daniel J. Kelly, Deputy Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance ( John J. Hoffman, Acting Attorney General, attorney; Melissa H. Raksa, Assistant Attorney General, of counsel; Mr. Kelly, on the brief).
Susan Stryker argued the cause for intervenors Insurance Council of New Jersey and The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America ( Bressler, Amery & Ross, attorneys; Ms. Stryker, of counsel and on the brief).
Anthony J. Murgatroyd argued the cause for amicus curiae New Jersey State Bar Association ( Sharon A. Balsamo, Counsel & Director of Legal Affairs, attorney; Kevin P. McCann, of counsel and on the brief; Mr. Murgatroyd, on the brief).
Before Judges REISNER, HAAS and HIGBEE. The opinion of the court was delivered by REISNER, P.J.A.D.
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