January 31, 2014
HCRS and HCRS-CA Specification Changes for 2014–2015
The final data submission specifications for the Home Care Reporting System (HCRS) and the interRAI Contact Assessment (HCRS-CA) have been released to vendors. Vendors may begin their annual mandatory testing of HCRS or HCRS-CA submission files as of March 1, 2014.
CIHI will implement the 2014–2015 specifications for HCRS and HCRS-CA on June 5, 2014. All files submitted to HCRS or HCRS-CA on or after June 5 will be processed using the 2014–2015 specifications.
Download the bulletin that summarizes the key minor specification changes for 2014-2015.