(A) Infants that do not pass a hearing screening shall be immediately referred to an audiologist with expertise in evaluating newborns and infants for further examination.
(B) Protocols for hearing evaluation should be consistent with protocols in the recommendations from the joint committee on infant hearing.
(C) Any audiologist that conducts a hearing evaluation of a newborn or infant referred to such provider shall report the diagnostic hearing evaluation results to the director, in the manner and format prescribed by the director, upon confirmation of the infant's hearing status.
All diagnostic results shall be reported to the director within seven business days.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.508
Rule Amplifies: 3701.504 , 3701.508 , 3701.509
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003, 5/19/2008