HB18-1006

HB18-1006 - Infant Newborn Screening

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Concerning modifications to the newborn screening program administered by the department of public health and environment.

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.)

Latest update: January 10, 2018
01/10/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services