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HB18-1006

Infant Newborn Screening

Concerning modifications to the newborn screening program administered by the department of public health and environment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Public Health

The bill updates the current newborn screening program to require more timely newborn hearing screenings. The department of public health and environment is authorized to assess a fee for newborn screening and necessary follow-up services. The bill creates the newborn hearing screening cash fund for the purpose of covering the costs of the program.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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