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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 71. Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services
6/18/2024

12VAC5-71-130. Responsibilities of the Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic Network.

A. Upon notification by the Virginia Newborn Screening Program of an infant diagnosed with sickle cell disease, the Virginia Sickle Cell Awareness Program shall track infants identified with sickle cell disease and related hemoglobinopathies to ensure that they receive care and refer the infants to the Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic Network.

B. The Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic Network shall provide the following services:

1. Consultation on screened-abnormal results to primary care providers and parents;

2. Family counseling and support;

3. Regularly scheduled clinics, which meet the needs of the population served; and

4. Referral to appropriate inpatient care facilities.

C. The Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic Network shall provide data as needed by the department's newborn screening program.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-67 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 13, eff. April 4, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 7, eff. January 24, 2014.

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