sis, and interventions for newborns and infants with hearing loss.)

  • “(a) In general; The Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, shall establish a program to fund innovative oral health activities that improve the oral health of children under 6 years of age who are eligible for services provided under a Federal health program, to increase the utilization of dental services by such children, and to decrease the incidence of early childhood and baby bottle tooth decay.”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 247d-8. Subchapter on General Powers and Duties. Federal-State Cooperation. Coordinated program to improve pediatric oral health.)

  • “(6) Participation of certain eligible health clinics; (C) Not later than 1 year after October 17, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress a report evaluating the extent to which adoption information and referral, upon request, are provided by eligible health centers…. The reports required by this subparagraph shall be conducted by the Secretary acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration and in collaboration with the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 247b-3a. Subchapter on General Powers and Duties. Federal-State Cooperation. Training and reports by the Health Resources and Services Administration.)

  • “(c) Statewide newborn and infant hearing screening, evaluation and intervention programs and systems; Under the existing authority of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C.A. ­§ 201 et seq.], the Secretary of Health and Human Services (in this section referred to as the ‘Secretary’), acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, shall make awards of grants or cooperative agreements to develop statewide newborn and infant hearing screening, evaluation and intervention programs and systems for the following purposes….”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 247b-4a. Subchapter on General Powers and Duties. Federal-State Cooperation. Early detection, diagnosis, and interventions for newborns and infants with hearing loss.)

  • “(a) In general; The Secretary, acting through the Administrator



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