(a) A provider of health care services that assumes responsibility for the care of
patients with diabetes, hypertension, or a family history of kidney disease, is urged
to counsel each such patient regarding chronic kidney disease, and is urged to test
those patients for chronic kidney disease through routine clinical laboratory assessment
of kidney function, unless the patient refuses such testing.
(b) Laboratories shall report the glomerular filtration rate on any serum creatinine
test ordered by a health care provider.
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