The final data submission specifications for the Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS) have been released to vendors. Vendors may begin their annual mandatory testing of CCRS submission files as of March 5, 2018.

The 2018–2019 specifications apply to data collection as of April 1, 2018. CCRS will be ready to receive data based on the new specifications as of June 5, 2018. All files submitted on or after June 5 will be processed using the 2018–2019 specifications.

Download the bulletin that summarizes the key minor specification changes for 2018-2019.