MCH-024: Newborn Hearing Issues
Newborn Hearing Issues: The Wisconsin Medical Society:
- Encourages all physicians caring for newborn infants to provide Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings (UNHS).
- Encourages the development of a system by which UNHS is recorded in a similar manner as other required newborn screening tests.
- Supports research into congenital hearing loss and the most cost-effective means for identifying and addressing congenital hearing loss as well as case management and follow-up. (HOD, 0410)*
*Currently under five-year policy review.