Nebraska takes steps to add SCID to newborn screening panel

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a regulation change that will allow the state to start newborn screening for SCID starting July 1, 2014. They will hold a hearing to accept comments on the proposed change on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Written comments can also be submitted online. To find out more about the hearing and submitting comments, go to http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/reg_hearings.aspx#MAR20A 

To see the IDF letter in support of adding SCID to the Nebraska newborn screening panel, please visit http://primaryimmune.org/idf-advocacy-center/?aid=14216&sa=1