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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 80. Regulations for Administration of the Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System
10/19/2020

12VAC5-80-130. Reporting Responsibilities to Primary Health Care Providers.

A. The chief medical officer of a hospital providing newborn services or his designee shall report hearing screening results to the infant's primary health care provider as defined in 12VAC5-80-80.

B. The chief medical officer of another birthing place or center or his designee or the attending practitioner shall report the status of the hearing screening results including if the infant was not tested to the infant's primary health care provider as defined in 12VAC5-80-85.

C. The Virginia EHDI program shall report infants identified with risk indicators for progressive hearing loss as defined in 12VAC5-80-75 and infants identified with hearing loss to the infant's primary health care provider pursuant to § 32.1-64.2 of the Code of Virginia. The Virginia EHDI program shall provide other hearing screening and resource information to the infant's primary health care provider as defined in 12VAC5-80-90.

D. Persons providing audiological services shall report hearing screening and audiological evaluation results to the infant's primary health care provider as defined in 12VAC5-80-95.

E. Reporting hearing screening and audiological evaluation results to primary health care providers may be done through an electronically secure system that meets all applicable federal and state privacy laws.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-64.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 30, Issue 05, eff. December 6, 2013.

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