Nev. Admin. Code § 442.054 - Review of certain records; identification and contact of patient

In carrying out the provisions of NRS 442.300 to 442.330, inclusive, the Chief Medical Officer or a representative thereof:

1. May review any:
(a) Records of birth, stillbirth, death or fetal death maintained by the State Registrar of Vital Statistics;
(b) Records of examinations or tests conducted pursuant to NRS 442.008; and
(c) Lists or records made available pursuant to NRS 442.325,

for any information pertinent to birth defects or adverse birth outcomes.

2. Shall, upon identifying a patient who has:
(a) A condition indicating that the patient may have a birth defect; or
(b) Been discharged with an adverse birth outcome,

contact the patient or, if the patient is a minor, a parent or legal guardian of the patient, to determine the extent to which the patient will participate in the activities of the system.


Nev. Admin. Code § 442.054
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R176-99, eff. 2-10-2000

NRS 442.320

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