Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-602 - Location of hearing screening for newborns and infants

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Except as specified in K.A.R. 28-4-609(a), the hearing of each newborn or infant shall be screened in both ears before discharge.
(1) Except as specified in paragraph (b)(2), hearing screening shall be carried out in one of the following:
(A) The medical care facility where the newborn is born;
(B) if the newborn is transferred to one or more medical care facilities before being discharged, in the last medical care facility to which the child is transferred; or
(C) if the medical care facility averages fewer than 75 births per year over a three-year period, that medical care facility or, by contract or written agreement, another facility that provides hearing screening in compliance with this article.
(2) If the newborn is born outside of a medical care facility, the newborn's primary medical care provider shall arrange for the hearing screening in compliance with this article and before the newborn is one month of age, unless a different time period is medically indicated.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-602
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-1,157a; effective July 2, 2004.

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