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Senate Bill 0538

Senate Bill 0538

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB538 (Updated April 18, 2005 4:43 pm - DI 84)

Lead poisoning. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to develop: (1) measures to evaluate Medicaid managed care organizations in screening children for lead poisoning; (2) a system to maintain the results of the evaluation in written form; and (3) a performance incentive program. Removes a reference to the lead poisoning program from a communicable disease law. Requires the state department of health to adopt rules for case management of children with lead poisoning. Allows the state department of health to coordinate lead poisoning outreach programs with social service organizations. Requires reporting, monitoring, and preventive procedures to protect children from lead poisoning. Requires certain persons to submit lead testing reports to the state department of health in an electronic format. Allows certain governmental agencies to share lead testing information with each other. Requires the state department to issue an annual report.
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