Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 20. Special Services For Certain Children
Section 360. Performance Evaluation.
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AS 47.20.360. Performance Evaluation.

(a) The department shall collect and compile performance data on the early hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program established under AS 47.20.300 - 47.20.390 to ensure that the program is in compliance with AS 47.20.300 - 47.20.390 and the regulations adopted under AS 47.20.300 - 47.20.390. The performance evaluation must include

(1) a comparison of the number of infants born in the state to the number of infants screened;

(2) the referral rate for confirmatory diagnostic evaluation;

(3) the follow-up rate for intervention; and

(4) the number of false screening results.

(b) In conducting a performance evaluation, the department shall establish hearing screening performance standards that must include a false positive rate and a false negative rate for screening results of less than or equal to three percent.

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