New Mexico - Referrals: Program requirement

Program Requirement
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State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.

New Mexico Administrative Code REQUIREMENTS:

(G) Referral process: A standardized referral form approved by the administering agent of the save our children’s sight fund shall be used for referring a student for further evaluation. The form shall include screening results held in the student’s school health record. Any information resulting from a comprehensive vision evaluation reported back to the school on this referral form may be used for the purpose of completing the school health record and to collect information to evaluate the school vision screening program. Information on this form shall be treated as confidential medical information, and its use shall comply with all applicable federal and state laws.

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