|(a) The department shall:
(1) maintain the TEHDI MIS;
(2) certify newborn hearing screening programs, as
described by program protocol at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/tehdi/FacilityCertRequire.aspx;
(3) make available standardized educational resources.
(b) The department may assist in coordination of follow-up
care and diagnosis.
(c) The department shall ensure ECI services are available
to a child suspected or diagnosed as deaf or hard of hearing.
(d) The department shall report de-identified, aggregate
data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Health
Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau