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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: 13%
Asian/Pacific islander: 8%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 14% (may also be included in race categories above)
Mass. Acts, Chap. 176 § 8B - addresses insurance coverage and medical formulas.
Mass. Acts, Chap. 111 § 10A - addresses screening requirements.
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 24 hrs.
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NBS Fee: $68.74