3701-57-03 Referral services.

(A) Ohio department of health birth defects information system staff or appropriate staff from community programs may contact parents and legal guardians of children reported to the birth defects information system to offer referral information for specialty physicians and other agencies and programs such as "Help Me Grow," part C, regional comprehensive genetics centers, public health nurses at local health departments, and the "Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps" (BCMH).

(1) If the family accepts follow-up services, the appropriate referrals to services an programs will be made.

(2) If the child's parent or legal guardian declines referrals, the case may be flagged and reviewed for a potential second contact.

Effective: 11/01/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/09/2010 and 06/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3705.30, 3705.35
Rule Amplifies: 3705.31, 3705.35
Prior Effective Dates: 6/3/2005