Qualified laboratories, offices of providers, and medical facilities shall report any result of a blood test for lead screening obtained by using a capillary specimen and which indicates an amount of lead in the blood that is greater than the amount designated by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.
Each qualified laboratory, office of a provider of health care or other services or medical facility NRS 442.700
On occurrence and "as soon as practicable after conducting the test"
3. Each qualified laboratory, office of a provider of health care or other services or medical facility that conducts a blood test for the presence of lead in a child who is under 18 years of age shall, as soon as practicable after conducting the test, submit a report of the results of the test to the appropriate health authority in accordance with regulations adopted by the State Board of Health. The report must include, without limitation:
(a) The name, sex, race, ethnicity and date of birth of the child;
(b) The address of the child, including, without limitation, the county and zip code in which the child resides;
(c) The date on which the sample was collected;
(d) The type of sample that was collected; and
(e) The name and contact information of the provider of health care who ordered the test.
CPT Code 83655
At this time, the State Board of Health has not adopted regulations providing instruction on the submission of this data.
Originating Legislation: SB90 (2019)
Covered by Medicaid Services Manual (MSM) Ch. 800 and Ch. 1500
803.1A.1h. Laboratory tests associated with the EPSDT (Healthy Kids Program) screening examination referenced in Medicaid Services Manual (MSM) Chapter 1500. The associated costs of the hematocrit and urine “dip stick” with the exception of metabolic screening (e.g. Phenylketonuria (PKU)) and sickle cell screening fees, are included as part of the fee for EPSDT.
1503.3A.1e. LABORATORY PROCEDURES
Age-appropriate laboratory procedures must be performed at intervals in accordance with the Healthy Kids periodicity schedule. These include blood lead level assessment appropriate to age and risk, urinalysis, Tuberculin Skin Test(TST), Sickle-cell, hemoglobin or hematocrit and other tests and procedures that are age-appropriate and medically necessary, such as Pap smears.