Routine Medical Care
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Routine medical care shall include but is not limited to the following:

(a) Allergy Shots.

(b) Blood Pressure Test. See, 106 CMR 421.445(J).

(c) Comprehensive Physical Examination - documenting the finding of an unclothed physical examination including a complete system review pertinent to the age of the child, fundoscopic examination of the eyes for children over five years of age, and observation of the teeth and gums for children three years of age or older. See, 106 CMR 421.445(D).

(d) Dental care.

(e) Developmental Assessment - the child's current levels of functioning in the below-listed areas, as appropriate to the child's age. See, 106 CMR 421.445(F).

1. gross motor development, including strength, balance, and locomotion

2. fine motor development, including eye-hand coordination

3. language development, including expression, comprehensive and articulation

4. self-help and self-care skills

5. social interaction and emotional development

6. cognitive skills, including problem-solving and reasoning abilities

(f) Diseases dangerous to the public health, treatment of. See, M.G.L. c. 112, § 12F and 105 CMR 300.100.

(g) Drug dependency treatment. See, M.G.L. c. 112, § 12E.

(h) Family planning services. See, 106 CMR 421.401 et seq.

(i) Fractures, treatment of

(j) Hearing Test. See, 106 CMR 421.445(K).

(k) Immunization - against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, measles, poliomyelitis, mumps, rubella and such other communicable diseases as may be specified from time to time by the Department of Public Health. See, M.G.L. c. 76, § 15 and 105 CMR 220.100.

(l) Laboratory tests and special medical studies - when determined by the examining physician to be necessary.

(m) Lead Poisoning Test. See, 106 CMR 421.445(P).

(n) Nutritional Status Assessment - the evaluation of the child's nutritional health in light of dietary practice and the entire health assessment (that is, history, physical examination, height and weight measurements, and the laboratory tests) and documentation of any nutritional disturbance or dysfunction. See, 106 CMR 421.445(G).

(o) Pelvic Examination. See, 106 CMR 421.445(O).

(p) Pregnancy Treatment - except abortion or sterilization. See, M.G.L. c. 112, § 12F.

(q) Preventive health services.

(r) Psychiatric assessment, evaluation, or treatment on out-patient basis, or up to 90 days on in-patient basis.

(s) Treatment - commonly prescribed for a specific physical illness, which treatment does not pose risks of permanent serious side effects or risk of death, See, Custody of a Minor, 375 Mass. 733, 379 N.E.2d 1053, 1064 (1978) or is determined not to be extraordinary medical treatment by using the analysis outlined in 110 CMR.

(t) Tubercular skin test or chest x-ray.

(u) Venereal Disease Treatment. See, M.G.L. c. 112, § 12F; 105 CMR 300.140.

(v) Vision Test. See, 106 CMR 421.445(L).

FK Reading Ease
66.6

FK Grade Level
Elementary School
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