General Laws of Massachusetts - Chapter 118E Division of Medical Assistance - Section 10B Required coverage for newborn hearing screening tests

Section 10B. The division shall provide coverage for the cost of a newborn hearing screening test to be performed before the newborn infant is discharged from the hospital or birthing center to the care of the parent or guardian or as provided by regulations of the department of public health. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to abrogate any obligation to provide coverage for a hearing screening test or any other hearing screening test or audiological diagnostic procedure pursuant to any law or regulation of the commonwealth or of the United States or under the terms or provisions of any policy, contract or certificate.

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