3701-54-04 [Effective 10/1/2014] Religious exception.

The provisions of this chapter requiring critical congenital heart disease screening of newborns and infants do not apply if the parents, guardian or custodian of the child object thereto on the grounds that such screening conflicts with their religious tenets and practices. Refusal to consent to the critical congenital heart disease screening must be documented in the newborn or infant's medical record and reported to the director.

Effective: 10/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.501
Rule Amplifies: 3701.501