Timeliness Toolkit for Expanding Newborn Screening Services

Section 3: Law and Regulations Decision Tree

This resource is part of the Timeliness Toolkit for Expanding Newborn Screening Services. Explore the full Timeliness Toolkit for Expanding Newborn Screening Services.

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Summary 

One of the keys to building the case to make changes to your NBS program is to first map out the existing laws and regulations that guide newborn screening in your state. This decision tree is designed to guide users to determine where in the legislative/ regulatory processes they currently are and the steps that need to be taken to make changes in their NBS policy or program. 

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For more information, check out Know the Rules: An Overview of State Agency Rule Making by ChangeLab Solutions.