State regulations impose specific responsibilities on doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants doing periodic health care assessments on children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years. This is a brief summary of health care provider's responsibilities. These regulations apply to all physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, not just Medi-Cal or Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) providers.
Why Assess and Screen?
If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact your local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program or contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch directly at (510) 620-5600. Click here to read the entire code of regulations.
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