2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2-103.6 - Central registry of newborns at risk of hearing loss.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2-103.6 (2013) What's This?

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.


L.2001,c.373,s.6.


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