10.11.02.07

.07 Procedures for Birthing Hospitals and Alternative Birthing Sites.

For each infant delivered at the facility or site, birthing hospital staff and, in the cases of alternative birthing sites, the licensed professional attending the birth shall:

A. Within 48 hours of delivery, enter demographic and birth event data into the Department database;

B. Within 48 hours of discharge from care in the Department database:

(1) Document:

(a) The hearing screening test results; and

(b) Any known risk factors; and

(2) Identify and document:

(a) The infantís primary care provider; and

(b) Any referrals made; and

C. Provide to the family:

(1) Written documentation of the birth hearing screening results;

(2) Any identified risk factors; and

(3) Instructions for any recommended follow-up.