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Athletic trainers, dietitians and newborn screening mandate up in House

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The House Health Quality Subcommittee will take up three regulatory bills as well as a measure to require newborns to be screened for a genetic disorder called Adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD, or Monday. HB 541 changes the state’s laws regulating athletic trainers to require them to work under the direction of a medical, osteopathic or chiropractic physician. Current law requires that the trainers practice within a written protocol established with a supervising physician. A strike-all amendment has been drafted to HB…

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