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Heritable Disorders, Newborn Screening and Health Care Reform

This White Paper provides a unique opportunity to reflect on how well one important segment of our public health system, newborn screening, functions within the current health care scheme to identify gaps and propose ways in which health reform might improve the quality and efficiency of public health programs overall for the benefit of the families that they serve.

Title: Heritable Disorders, Newborn Screening and Health Care Reform
Date: March 2010
Authors: U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children
Link: http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders/r...