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Arkansas - Newborn Screening Contact Information
Leslie A. Himstedt
Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
American Indian: 1%
African American: 20%
Asian/Pacific islander: 1%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 6% (may also be included in race categories above)
Ark. Stat. Ann. § 20-15-302 (1995) - addresses testing.
Ark. Stat. Ann. § 23-79-129 (1995) - addresses insurance coverage for testing.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators
Testing required by law on all newborns.
NBS Fee: $89.25
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