Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-610 - Responsibilities of the primary medical care provider

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

Each primary medical care provider shall be responsible for the following:

(a) Ensuring that the medical care facility implements hearing screening for the provider's patients according to accepted medical practices;
(b) ensuring that the hearing screening results are discussed with the parent;
(c) ensuring that the parent receives written information about risk indicators for hearing loss;
(d) monitoring for delayed-onset, progressive, and acquired hearing loss during the infant's routine medical care;
(e) assisting the parent of a newborn or infant who does not pass the hearing screening to obtain audiologic and other appropriate medical consultation, follow-up, and diagnosis for the child before the child is three months old;
(f) assisting the parent of a newborn or infant with confirmed hearing loss to obtain appropriate intervention services for the child before the child is six months old; and
(g) working with other health care professionals and with the newborn's or infant's parent in the coordination of care for a child with confirmed hearing loss.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-610
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 65-1,157a; effective July 2, 2004.

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