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H. B. No. 315 As IntroducedAs Introduced
|130th General Assembly|
To enact section 3711.30 of the Revised Code to
require hospital reporting of neonatal abstinence
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 3711.30 of the Revised Code be
enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 3711.30. (A)(1) In accordance with rules adopted by the
director of health, each maternity unit, newborn care nursery, and
maternity home shall report to the department of health the number
of newborns born to residents of this state in the unit, nursery,
or home during the preceding calendar quarter that were diagnosed
with neonatal abstinence syndrome or an other similar condition
indicating the newborn's addiction to or dependence on drugs at
(2) Each unit, nursery, or home shall report the information
specified in division (A)(1) of this section to the department not
later than thirty days after the end of each quarter.
(B) The director shall prescribe a form for reports made
under this section and procedures for their submission and
collection. The form shall not request or include
patient-identifying information for any newborn or mother. The
director may adopt rules, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the
Revised Code as necessary to administer this section.
(C) The department shall compile and summarize the
information submitted to the department by units, nurseries, and
homes under division (A) of this section. The department shall
make a report of that information available to the public not
later than ninety days after the end of each calendar year.