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Perinatal Substance Use: Promoting Healthy Outcomes – Virginia Legal Requirements and Health Care Practice Implications – A Guide for Hospital and Health Care Provisions
Virginia Department of Social Services, 2017
Describes Virginia’s legal requirements and the implications for practice in promoting healthy maternal and infant outcomes. The Code of Virginia sets forth screening and reporting requirements for health care providers and hospitals; this brochure highlights information and responsibilities related to Plans of Safe Care in Virginia.