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211.645 Definitions for KRS 211.647 and 213.046. As used in KRS 211.647 and 216.2970, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(2) &quot;Commission&quot; means the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs; (3) &quot;Permanent childhood hearing loss&quot; means a hearing deficit identified in infancy or childhood which prevents the acquisition of speech and language through normal <br>channels; (4) &quot;Auditory screening report&quot; means a written evaluation of an auditory screening as required under KRS 216.2970; and (5) &quot;Infant at high risk for late onset, progressive hearing loss, or both&quot; means a child at birth who is at a higher risk than normal of becoming deaf or hard of hearing or <br>having progressively worsening hearing due to one (1) or more of the following <br>factors: <br>(a) Family history of a congenital hearing loss; <br>(b) Rubella or virus during pregnancy; <br>(c) Neonatal intensive care of more than five (5) days; <br>(d) Below-normal birth weight; <br>(e) Neonatal intensive care, regardless of the number of days, for any of the following conditions: <br>1. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); 2. Assisted ventilation; 3. Exposure to ototoxic medications, including but not limited to <br>gentramycin and tobramycin, or loop diuretics, including but not limited <br>to furosemide; 4. Hyperbilirubinemia that requires an exchange transfusion; 5. Syndromes associated with hearing loss and progressive or late onset <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to neurofibromatosis, <br>osteopetrosis, and Usher, Waardenburg, Alport, Pendred, and Jervell and <br>Lange-Nielson Syndromes; 6. Congenital ear, nose, or throat anomalies, including but not limited to <br>those involving the pinna, ear canal, ear tags, ear pits, and temporal <br>bone; or 7. Culture-positive postnatal infections associated with sensorineural <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to confirmed bacterial and viral <br>meningitis; (f) An auditory screening indicating a hearing loss; or <br>(g) Any other factor identified by the American Medical Association the American Academy of Pediatrics, or the American Academy of <br>Otolaryngology as a cause of late onset or progressive hearing loss. Effective: June 25, 2009 History: Amended 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 102, sec. 1, effective June 25, 2009. -- Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 365, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 308, sec. 9, effective July 14, 2000. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 307, <br>effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1994 Ky. 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As used in KRS 211.647 and 216.2970, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(2) &quot;Commission&quot; means the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs; (3) &quot;Permanent childhood hearing loss&quot; means a hearing deficit identified in infancy or childhood which prevents the acquisition of speech and language through normal <br>channels; (4) &quot;Auditory screening report&quot; means a written evaluation of an auditory screening as required under KRS 216.2970; and (5) &quot;Infant at high risk for late onset, progressive hearing loss, or both&quot; means a child at birth who is at a higher risk than normal of becoming deaf or hard of hearing or <br>having progressively worsening hearing due to one (1) or more of the following <br>factors: <br>(a) Family history of a congenital hearing loss; <br>(b) Rubella or virus during pregnancy; <br>(c) Neonatal intensive care of more than five (5) days; <br>(d) Below-normal birth weight; <br>(e) Neonatal intensive care, regardless of the number of days, for any of the following conditions: <br>1. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); 2. Assisted ventilation; 3. Exposure to ototoxic medications, including but not limited to <br>gentramycin and tobramycin, or loop diuretics, including but not limited <br>to furosemide; 4. Hyperbilirubinemia that requires an exchange transfusion; 5. Syndromes associated with hearing loss and progressive or late onset <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to neurofibromatosis, <br>osteopetrosis, and Usher, Waardenburg, Alport, Pendred, and Jervell and <br>Lange-Nielson Syndromes; 6. Congenital ear, nose, or throat anomalies, including but not limited to <br>those involving the pinna, ear canal, ear tags, ear pits, and temporal <br>bone; or 7. Culture-positive postnatal infections associated with sensorineural <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to confirmed bacterial and viral <br>meningitis; (f) An auditory screening indicating a hearing loss; or <br>(g) Any other factor identified by the American Medical Association the American Academy of Pediatrics, or the American Academy of <br>Otolaryngology as a cause of late onset or progressive hearing loss. Effective: June 25, 2009 History: Amended 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 102, sec. 1, effective June 25, 2009. -- Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 365, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 308, sec. 9, effective July 14, 2000. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 307, <br>effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1994 Ky. 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As used in KRS 211.647 and 216.2970, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(2) &quot;Commission&quot; means the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs; (3) &quot;Permanent childhood hearing loss&quot; means a hearing deficit identified in infancy or childhood which prevents the acquisition of speech and language through normal <br>channels; (4) &quot;Auditory screening report&quot; means a written evaluation of an auditory screening as required under KRS 216.2970; and (5) &quot;Infant at high risk for late onset, progressive hearing loss, or both&quot; means a child at birth who is at a higher risk than normal of becoming deaf or hard of hearing or <br>having progressively worsening hearing due to one (1) or more of the following <br>factors: <br>(a) Family history of a congenital hearing loss; <br>(b) Rubella or virus during pregnancy; <br>(c) Neonatal intensive care of more than five (5) days; <br>(d) Below-normal birth weight; <br>(e) Neonatal intensive care, regardless of the number of days, for any of the following conditions: <br>1. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); 2. Assisted ventilation; 3. Exposure to ototoxic medications, including but not limited to <br>gentramycin and tobramycin, or loop diuretics, including but not limited <br>to furosemide; 4. Hyperbilirubinemia that requires an exchange transfusion; 5. Syndromes associated with hearing loss and progressive or late onset <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to neurofibromatosis, <br>osteopetrosis, and Usher, Waardenburg, Alport, Pendred, and Jervell and <br>Lange-Nielson Syndromes; 6. Congenital ear, nose, or throat anomalies, including but not limited to <br>those involving the pinna, ear canal, ear tags, ear pits, and temporal <br>bone; or 7. Culture-positive postnatal infections associated with sensorineural <br>hearing loss, including but not limited to confirmed bacterial and viral <br>meningitis; (f) An auditory screening indicating a hearing loss; or <br>(g) Any other factor identified by the American Medical Association the American Academy of Pediatrics, or the American Academy of <br>Otolaryngology as a cause of late onset or progressive hearing loss. Effective: June 25, 2009 History: Amended 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 102, sec. 1, effective June 25, 2009. -- Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 365, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 2000 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 308, sec. 9, effective July 14, 2000. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 307, <br>effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1994 Ky. 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