The results of all hearing screenings performed pursuant to this part shall be reported
to the department of health. The department of health shall refer any child who does not pass the hearing screening
test to the Tennessee early intervention system (TEIS) of the department of education
for follow-up. Children who have been identified with hearing loss or high risk conditions that
place them at high risk for hearing loss as identified by standards established by
a nationally recognized organization such as the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing
Screening of the American Academy of Pediatrics shall be referred to the TEIS.
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