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 3, 2017.

CIHI will implement the 2017–2018 specifications for CCRS on April 1, 2016. All files submitted to CCRS on or after April 1 will be processed using the 2017–2018 specifications.

Download the bulletin that summarizes the key minor specification changes for 2017-2018.