February 16, 2018 - 1:00pm

Texas Department of State Health Services Moreton Building Board Room M-100
1100 W. 49th Street
Austin, TX 78751

Webcasting Available

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Committee Business Logistics
  3. Action:
    Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes for October 27, 2017
  4. Newborn Screening Advisory Committee Bylaws:
    Review and Discuss
  5. Newborn Hearing Screening in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  6. Possible Action:
    Fee Increase Data:  Follow-Up
    Impact to Provider Practices
    1. Rider 37 Update
  7. Electronic Ordering and Reporting
    1. Current Status
    2. Update on Expansion Efforts
  8. Parental Refusal Form/Process
    1. Subcommittee Reporting
  9. Possible Action:
    Critical Congenital Heart Disease
    1. Subcommittee Reporting
  10. Public Comment
  11. Future Agenda Items/Next Meeting Date/Adjournment

Contact:  Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Beth Rider, Newborn Screening Unit, Department of State Health Services, telephone 512-776-3386, Beth.Rider@dshs.texas.gov.

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.  Members of the public who wish to speak during the Public Comment period must be physically present.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and require auxiliary aids or services are asked to contact Anne Mosher, Department of State Health Services, telephone 512-776-2780, Anne.Mosher@dshs.texas.gov 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

This meeting will be webcast.  To access the webcast, go to https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/live-archived-meetings the day and time of the meeting.