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Newborn Screening Contact Information
Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
American Indian: <1%
African American: 10%
Asian/Pacific islander: 2%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 5% (may also be included in race categories above)
Ky. Rev. Stat. § 214.155 (2001)- addresses screening (including expanded testing) and fees.
Ky. Rev. Stat. §§ 205.560, 213.141, 304.17A (2000)- addresses follow-up and coverage for metabolic foods and other treatments.
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 48 hrs.
NBS filter paper form: .jpg
NBS Fee: $53.50