Data collected by the Newborn Hearing Screening tracking system obtained directly from the medical records of the newborn or infant shall be for the confidential use of the department and for other entities that the department determines are necessary to carry out the intent of the reporting and tracking system.
The department shall develop and implement a reporting and tracking system for infants and newborns tested for hearing loss. Every hospital, NICU, and providers of audiological services shall report required information to the department for the system. Information maintained in the system shall be kept confidential. Data collected directly from medical records shall be for the confidential use of the department and those the department deems necessary to carry out the purpose of the system.
State Registrar shall adopt regulations to assure the confidentiality of the confidential portion of the certificate of live birth and to assure the confidentiality of the confidential portion of the certificate of live birth, and access to reports
Within 3 days of examining the fetus, the coroner shall state on the fetal death certificate the time of fetal death or delivery, the direct causes of fetal death and any conditions giving rise to the causes, and other required medical health and section data. The coroner shall sign the certificate to attest to the facts.
The first section of the fetal death certificate must contain facts needed to establish death. The second section must contain items pertaining to medical and health data. The second section shall be kept confidential pursuant to 102430.
A licensed day care center has 30 days after the employment of a staff person or enrollment of a child to secure records requiring information from sources not in the control of the day care center, staff person, or child. The records include, but are not limited to, physical examination, reports by physicians and surgeons, and confirmation of required immunizations.
The second section of a certificate of live birth, the electronic file information collected under 102426, and the second section of a certificate of fetal death under 103025 shall be confidential. Access to such confidential information is limited to department staff, local registrar's staff, local health department if approved by registrar county coroner, persons with valid scientific interest as determined by State Registrar, the parent signing the certificate, person named on certificate, person petitioning adoption.
Within 15 hours of delivery the physician in attendance during the delivery of a fetus, shall state on the fetal death certificate: the time of fetal death or delivery, the direct causes of fetal death and any conditions giving rise to the causes, and other required medical health and section data. The physician shall sign the certificate to attest to the facts.
When information originally provided in the medical and health data section of any record of death, fetal death, or live birth is modified, the certifying physician or coroner may make a declaration stating the changes needed to make the information correct and file it with the state or local registrar.