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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2: Department may establish

      Section: 26:2-103.6: Central registry of newborns at risk of hearing loss.

6. a. The commissioner shall establish a central registry of newborns identified as having or being at risk of developing a hearing loss. The information in the central registry shall be used for the purposes of compiling statistical information and providing follow-up counseling, intervention and educational services to the parents of the newborns listed in the registry.

b. A hospital, birthing center or health care professional who performs testing required by this act shall report the results of such testing when a hearing loss is indicated to the department in a manner and on forms prescribed by the commissioner.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.

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