Bulletin - HCRS and HCRS-CA Specification Changes for 2015–2016

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March 2015

HCRS and HCRS-CA Specification Changes for 2015-2016

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 3, 2015.

CIHI will implement the 2015–2016 specifications for HCRS and HCRS-CA on June 3, 2015. All files submitted to HCRS or HCRS-CA on or after June 3 will be processed using the 2015–2016 specifications.

Download the bulletin that summarizes the key minor specification changes for 2015-2016.