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State Legislation, Regulations, and Hospital Guidelines for Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects — United States, 2011–2014

This article contains information on the dynamic screening status of states for critical congenital heart defects and their efforts for data collection. This article attempts to capture a period of time when the most significant changes in status were occurring.

Title: State Legislation, Regulations, and Hospital Guidelines for Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects — United States, 2011–2014

Authors: Jill Glidewell, MSN; Richard S. Olney, MD; Cynthia Hinton, PhD; Jim Pawelski, MS; Marci Sontag, PhD; Thalia Wood, MPH; James E. Kucik, PhD; Rachel Daskalov, MHA; Jeff Hudson, MA

Date: June 19, 2015

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6423a1.htm?s_cid=mm6423a1_e