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Subchapter 13. Child Health And Disability Prevention Program. Article 4. Required Services. Certification for School Entry.   

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(a) If a child receives a health assessment under provisions of this subchapter, and must present documentation to the school in which the child is to enroll that the appropriate health screening procedures specified in Section 6846 have been performed, the physician, certified pediatric nurse practitioner or certified family nurse practitioner providing or supervising such screening shall give the child or parent or guardian a certificate documenting that the child has received the appropriate health screening procedures. The certificate shall be provided whether the cost of the health assessment is reimbursed by the State or paid on behalf of the child.

(b) A child may be certified for school entry by the child's personal physician, certified pediatric nurse practitioner or certified family nurse practitioner without receiving a further health assessment if the child has received a physical examination and ongoing comprehensive medical care from that physician, certified pediatric nurse practitioner or certified family nurse practitioner during the 18 months preceding entry into the first grade, or within 90 days thereafter, and that care has included all the applicable health screening procedures outlined in Section 6846.

(c) The health certification for school entry shall be on the form provided by the Department, Report of Health Examination For School Entry, PM171A(6/84).

Authority cited:

Health and Safety Code 208

Health and Safety Code 321

Reference:

Health and Safety Code 323.5

Welfare and Institutions Code 14132.41

Business and Professions Code 2834

Business and Professions Code 2835

Business and Professions Code 2835.5

Business and Professions Code 2836

(Register 94, No. 14.)