3701-30-02 Primary health care provider responsibility.

Primary health care providers of children under six years of age shall do the following:

(A) Determine if the child has had a blood lead screening test. If the child has had a blood lead screening test, determine at what age the child was tested and the blood lead screening test result.

(B) If the child has not had a blood lead screening test and is between the ages of nine months and seventy-two months, determine if the child is at risk of lead poisoning as defined in paragraph (C) of rule 3701-30-01 of the Administrative Code.

(C) If any child under six years of age is determined to be at risk of lead poisoning but has not had a blood lead screening test or has had a blood lead screening test but the results are not available, the primary health care provider shall order a blood lead screening test. It is recommended that a child at risk of lead poisoning have a blood lead screening test at the time of the child's one and two year well child visits and annually thereafter as medically indicated.

(D) The primary health care provider shall make a good faith effort to obtain results of all blood lead screening tests performed on a child at risk of lead poisoning.

(E) Nothing in this rule is intended to preclude a primary health care provider from following the procedures in Chapter 5160. of the Revised Code for medicaid eligible children or from ordering blood lead screening tests on a child less than nine months of age or greater than six years of age.

Effective: 11/20/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 07/10/2014 and 06/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3742.50
Rule Amplifies: 3742.30
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2004