67:16:11:04.01. Periodicity schedules for complete, comprehensive screenings. Complete, comprehensive screenings must be completed according to the following schedules:
(1) For preventive pediatric healthcare, follow the recommendations adopted by the American Academy of Pediatrics (effective February 24, 2014) available at http://www.aap.org/en-us/professional-resources/practice-support/Pages/PeriodicitySchedule.aspx.
(2) For immunizations, follow the recommendations established by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control (effective January 1, 2014) available at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index.html; and
(3) For dental healthcare, a dental screening by a dentist when the child is one year old. After the age of one, the dental screenings follow the schedule established under subdivision (1) of this section.
Vision, dental, and hearing screenings may be conducted as a portion of the physical exam.
When medically necessary, the screening provider must refer the child to an appropriate specialist for a thorough dental, vision, or hearing exam.
Source: 15 SDR 167, effective May 11, 1989; 17 SDR 37, effective September 11, 1990; 18 SDR 209, effective June 23, 1992; 19 SDR 82, effective December 7, 1992; 35 SDR 88, effective October 23, 2008; 41 SDR 93, effective December 3, 2014.
General Authority: SDCL 28-6-1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 28-6-1.
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