*Important* Updates for Genomics and Newborn Screening Stakeholders
New Senate Bill 41- This bill was signed into law on March 25th, 2019. This will add three new screening conditions to the Indiana newborn screening panel. The three conditions added will include Krabbe disease, Pompe disease and Hurler Syndrome (MPS-1). This will increase the current count of 47 conditions screened, to now 50 conditions screened via heel stick screening. Screening for the three new conditions will begin on July 1, 2020. For more information about Senate Bill 41, please visit:http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/41.
If you have any questions or additional need of support in implementing this change, please contact us at ISDHNBS@isdh.IN.gov.
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