Title: Section 22.3 - Supplementary reports of certain birth defects for epidemiological surveillance; filing

Effective Date

05/25/2016

22.3 Supplementary reports of certain birth defects for epidemiological surveillance; filing.

(a) Every physician, nurse practitioner authorized to diagnose birth defects, physician assistant authorized to diagnose birth defects, midwife, and hospital as defined in Article 28 of the Public Health Law, providing health care to a pregnant woman or a child under two years of age, who diagnoses an embryo, fetus or child as having one or more of the birth defects listed in Table 1 of this section shall file a supplementary report with the State Commissioner of Health within 10 days of diagnosis thereof. Such report shall be on such forms as may be prescribed by the commissioner to facilitate epidemiological investigation and surveillance.

(b) Every physician, nurse practitioner authorized to diagnose birth defects, physician assistant authorized to diagnose birth defects, midwife, and hospital as defined in Article 28 of the Public Health Law, providing health care to a pregnant woman or a child under ten years of age, who diagnoses an embryo, fetus or child as having one or more of the birth defects listed in Table 2 of this section shall file a supplementary report with the State Commissioner of Health within 10 days of diagnosis thereof.

(c) Every clinical laboratory that conducts diagnostic testing on New York State residents to detect or confirm the diagnosis of genetic or chromosomal anomalies listed in Tables 1 and 2 shall, upon detecting or confirming such a genetic anomaly, file a supplementary report with the State Commissioner of Health within 30 days of detection or confirmation.

(d) Such report shall be on such forms, which may include electronic forms, as may be prescribed by the commissioner to facilitate epidemiological investigation and surveillance.

 

TABLE 1 – BIRTH DEFECTS AND GENETIC DISEASES FOR WHICH REPORTING IS REQUIRED TO AGE 2

Malignant neoplasm of kidney

Malignant neoplasm of eye

Malignant neoplasm of brain

Malignant neoplasm of other endocrine systems

Congenital leukemia

Hemangioma

Lymphangioma

Neurofibromatosis

Teratoma

Congenital hypothyroidism

Disorders of thyroid, congenital and hereditary

Diabetes Mellitus, neonatal

Disorders of the pituitary gland, congenital and hereditary

Adrenogenital syndrome

Testicular dysfunction, congenital and hereditary

Dwarfism

Other congenital endocrine disorders

Metabolic and Immunity Disorders, congenital and hereditary

Hereditary Hemolytic anemias

Aplasic anemias, congenital and hereditary

Coagulation defects, congenital and hereditary

Primary thrombocytopenia, congenital and hereditary

Diseases of white cells, congenital and hereditary

Methemoglobinemia, congenital and hereditary

Hereditary diseases of the central nervous system

Extrapyramidal disease and abnormal movement disorders, congenital and hereditary

Spinocerebellar Disease, congenital and hereditary

Anterior horn cell disease, congenital and hereditary

Infantile cerebral palsy

Infantile spasms

Cerebral cysts, congenital

Multiple cranial nerve palsies, congenital

Hereditary peripheral neuropathy

Hereditary muscular dystrophies and other myopathies

Hereditary optic atrophy

Duane’s syndrome

Endocardial fibroelastosis

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

Major anomalies of jaw size

Inguinal hernia

Femoral hernia

Nephrotic syndrome, congenital

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, congenital

Dyschromia, congenital

Anencephalus and similar anomalies

Spina bifida

Birth defects of the nervous system

Birth defects of the eye

Birth defects of the ear, face, neck

Birth defects of the heart

Birth defects of the circulatory system

Birth defects of the respiratory system

Cleft palate and cleft lip

Birth defects of the upper alimentary tract

Birth defects of the digestive system

Birth defects of the urinary system

Birth defects of the genital organs

Birth defects of the limbs

Congenital musculoskeletal deformities

Other congenital musculoskeletal anomalies

Birth defects of the integument

Birth defects of the spleen

Birth defects of the adrenal gland

Birth defects of other endocrine glands

Multiple birth defects

Anomaly, multiple, Not Otherwise Specified

Deformity, multiple, Not Otherwise Specified

Genetic anomalies

Chromosomal anomalies

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Situs Inversus

Conjoined twins

Hamartoses

Birth defect syndromes affecting multiple systems

Noxious influences affecting the fetus via placenta

Amniotic band syndrome

Infections specific to the perinatal period

Hemolytic disease due to RH isoimmunization

Neonatal hepatitis

 

TABLE 2 – BIRTH DEFECTS AND GENETIC DISEASES FOR WHICH REPORTING IS REQUIRED TO AGE 10

Hereditary muscular dystrophies and other myopathies

Birth defects of the heart

Genetic anomalies

Chromosomal anomalies

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

 

 

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Sections 206(1)(d), 225(5)(t) and 2733

Volume

VOLUME A (Title 10)

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