Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Newborn Hearing Screening Program - Primary Care Physicians
Referring a newborn that does not pass a hearing screening to a pediatric audiologist for a diagnostic audiologic evaluation. View how hearing screening is performed. Providing a statement to parents stressing the importance of follow-up, the time and location of the follow-up appointment, and the telephone number of the screening audiology center. Providing updates regarding the infant's hearing status to the Department of Health upon request. Primary Care Physician/Pediatric Medical Home Resources.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Newborn Hearing Screening Program - Birthing Hospital / Facilities / Midwives
Hospitals and birth centers perform hearing screenings on newborns before discharge. If a newborn does not pass the hearing screening, a follow-up screening is performed before discharge or as an outpatient. It is the responsibility of the hospital, birth center or midwife to have a hearing screening performed on newborns and a follow-up screening performed on newborns that do not pass the initial hearing screening no later than one month of age.