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NACRS Submission Manual Core

The DAD and NACRS Submission Manual provides a comprehensive description of the data submission process, the electronic DAD Institution File/NACRS Facility Information File submission process, vendor and facility testing, and available reports. This manual includes information that will assist facilities with data submission management to ensure all data is submitted and corrected before database closure.

For instructions on how to complete the Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) abstracts, including detailed data element descriptions and collection instructions, please refer to the DAD Abstracting Manual and the NACRS Abstracting Manual.

Available Reports

NACRS Submission Manual 2021-2022
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2020-2021
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2019-2020
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2018-2019
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2017-2018
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2016-2017
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

NACRS Submission Manual 2015-2016
Language Media Type Price A/B Details Action
English Electronic Free   Restricted
French Electronic Free   Restricted

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