(A) Patient identifying information, submitted to the department of health under rule 3701-40-08 of the Administrative Code by hospitals or freestanding birthing centers, shall be used by the department to implement 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 the bureau for children with medical handicaps as it considers necessary to implement 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.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/11/2008 and 01/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.508
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/2003