Improving Child Health Care

PUBLIC HEALTH – CHILDREN’S ISSUES

Improving Child Health Care

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports programs under physician direction for universal coverage of Children with Special Health Care Needs; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports a mandatory health screening for children prior to entering kindergarten; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports public programs for children and youth with special needs that require these children to undergo a comprehensive evaluation as part of the eligibility determination process for the categories of specific learning disabled and speech/language impaired and requiring that medical and psychological evaluations or screening be performed by qualified practitioners licensed or approved to practice in NC; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports lead poisoning screening for children and youth in North Carolina.

(Report H-1998, adopted as amended 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L2-2004, Item 3, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report I-2009, Item 3-28, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 93, adopted 10/25/2014)

 
 

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