(1) The department shall report to the board annually the following information concerning tests conducted under WAC 246-650-020
(a) The costs of tests as charged by the department;
(b) The results of each category of tests, by county of birth and racial or ethnic group, as reported on the newborn screening specimen/information form; and
(c) Follow-up procedures and the results of such follow-up procedures.
(2) The department shall compile an annual report for the public that includes:
(a) The compliance rate of each hospital in meeting the deadlines established under RCW 70.83.020
for newborn screenings; and
(b) The performance rate of each individual hospital.
(3) The reports must be made available in a format that does not disclose the identifying information related to any infant, parent or guardian, or health care provider.
(4) The report must be posted in an accessible location on the department of health's website.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.83.050
and RCW 70.83.020
. WSR 19-20-025, § 246-650-040, filed 9/23/19, effective 10/24/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.83
RCW. WSR 14-21-017, § 246-650-040, filed 10/2/14, effective 11/2/14. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.83
RCW. WSR 03-24-026, § 246-650-040, filed 11/24/03, effective 12/25/03.]