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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Clinics and Other Outpatient Facility Services Handbook : 2 Birthing Center : 2.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 2.2.1 Newborn Hearing Screening

2.2.1
The Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 47, requires birthing centers to offer all newborns a hearing screening as a part of the obstetrical care at delivery.
Refer to:
Subsection 5.3.9, “Newborn Examination” in the Children’s Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information about the newborn hearing screening.
Subsection 2.2.2.3, “Abnormal Hearing Screening Results” in the Vision and Hearing Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information about abnormal hearing screens.

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