|These regulations detail the responsibilities of entities that perform newborn hearing screening under the Code of Virginia. The regulatory action follows a periodic review of the Regulations for Administration of the Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring Systems. This action would update the existing regulations to remove outdated information; reflect recommended national best practices based on the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing; change the chapter title from Regulations for Administration of the Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System to reflect more culturally inclusive language; and to clarify and adjust reporting requirements to meet national best practices.
|Only affects this chapter.
|Executive Branch Review
|This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
|Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed
|New Periodic Review
|This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
|Name / Title:
|Robin Buskey / Policy Analyst, Office of Family Health Services
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
|(804)863-7253 FAX: ()- TDD: ()-