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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.
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

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Hamner, Rep. L. Liston
Sen. B. Gardner, Sen. D. Moreno

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

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