CSv02.03 is effective for all reportable cases diagnosed 1/1/2011-12/31/2011. Therefore, CSv02.03 will have to be implemented before the processing of any 2011 cases. After CSv02.03 has been implemented, all cases need to be processed under CSv02.03 regardless of diagnosis year. Please see the individual standard-setter requirements for more specific information.
HTML Online Help Version of CS Instructions Now Available
The Collaborative Stage (CS) team has released the v.02.03 coding instructions and schemas in an alternate format, HTML online help. The content of Part I is identical to the content of the PDF version. The content of Part II (the schemas) is expanded to include additional extra tables not included in the PDF format, especially useful for those who do CS training or perform quality control of CS data. The HTML online help system combines an index for Parts I and II, includes full text searching capability, and has multiple navigation methods. HTML online help systems are familiar to most users. Online help appears in a browser window using the standard Microsoft® HTML Help interface, with selected features enabled by third-party tools.
Click these links to download installation instructions and the HTML online help system.