King MP. 1991-1995. Maternal and child health legislation. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, annual.
Annotation: This annual compilation summarizes laws and resolutions pertinent to maternal and child health issues passed by the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Topics include: access, accidents/safety, adolescent health, coordination, emergency medical services, financing, health education, immunization, injury prevention, insurance, lead poisoning, Medicaid, minority health, newborn screening, nutrition, oral health, prenatal care/infant mortality, prevention, providers, school health, special health care needs/diseases/chronic conditions, substance abuse (maternal and infants), treatment/services, and women's health. Appendices list the states' bill numbers, and provide a glossary and list of acronyms. Since 1992, the authorship has varied from year to year. In 1996 the name of this publication was changed to "Health Care Legislation 19__ with a Special Focus on Maternal and Child Health and Primary Care."
Contact: National Conference of State Legislatures, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230, Telephone: (303) 364-7700 Contact Phone: (303) 830-2054 Fax: (303) 364-7800 Web Site: http://www.ncsl.org Available in libraries.
Keywords: Adolescent health, Child abuse, Child care, Child care policy, Child health, Health education, Immunization, Injuries, Lead poisoning, Maternal health, Medicaid, Minority health, Neonatal screening, State legislation