Section 69-3.1 - Definitions

69-3.1 Definitions.

(a) Health care provider means a physician or other health care professional licensed to practice in New York State.

(b) Health care facility means a facility in New York State where children are born including those facilities licensed pursuant to Article 28 of the Public Health Law.

(c) Clinical laboratory means a laboratory which possesses a permit to test for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) issued under Article 5, Title 5 of the Public Health Law.

(d) Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) test means a test which has been approved for in vitro diagnostic use by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

(e) Satisfactory specimen means a specimen received by a clinical laboratory in a condition suitable for testing.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 1991
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