3701-40-09 Hearing screening tracking and follow-up.

(A) Patient identifying information, submitted to the department of health under rule 3701-40- 02 of the Administrative Code by hospitals, freestanding birthing centers, or boards of health, shall be used by the director to maintain the statewide tracking and early intervention components of the program.

(B) The department of health shall provide patient-identifying information to other entities such as the regional infant hearing programs, help me grow programs, and other programs, bureaus, service providers, state agencies, individuals, or departments as it considers necessary to maintain the statewide tracking and early intervention components of the program established under section 3701.504 of the Revised Code.

(C) The department of health and any entity that receives patient-identifying information from the department shall maintain the confidentiality of the information.

Effective: 11/12/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/16/2013 and 11/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.508
Rule Amplifies: 3701.508 , 3701.509
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003