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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 71. Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services
5/20/2024

12VAC5-71-140. Responsibilities of metabolic treatment and genetic centers facilities.

A. The department's contracted metabolic treatment and genetic centers facilities shall collaborate with a specialized testing laboratory or laboratories for performing diagnostic testing on infants referred by the department's newborn screening program in accordance with § 32.1-65 of the Code of Virginia.

B. The department's contracted metabolic treatment and genetic centers facilities shall provide the following clinical services:

1. Consultation on screened-abnormal results to healthcare providers;

2. Family counseling and support;

3. Regularly scheduled clinics;

4. Appropriate inpatient care facilities;

5. Clinical genetic services; and

6. Nutritional counseling and support.

C. The department's contracted metabolic treatment and genetic centers facilities shall provide written diagnostic and other related case information to 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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