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    Path Upload file layout/dictionary

  • Path Labs File Layout
  • Data Dictionary
  • We now accept HL7 Path files via SFTP uploads. If you wish to submit HL7 Path files, please contact MRudolph@med.miami.edu. NAACCR Path reporting HL7 2.3.1 requirements
  • Casefinding lists

  • ICD-10-CM Casefinding List for Reportable Tumors - Oct 1, 2017 and later encounters
  • Detailed ICD-10-CM Code List for Casefinding Reportable Tumors - Oct 1, 2017 and later encounters
  • SNOMED codes
  • Benign/Borderline Brain and CNS tumors
  • Malignant Cancer Search Terms (use the words in this file to pre-filter the data you upload to FCDS), NAACCR Path Lab Search Terms on NAACCR website, (Text file) or (Excel 2000 file)
  • Letters/Notifications

  • Starting 4/1/2016, Patient Address, city, state, zip will be required with path tab delimited uploads and single entry records. A warning message about missing address fields will print until then. After 4/1/2016, files with missing information will be rejected.
  • New reporting requirements: Benign Brain/CNS tumors
  • Healthcare Practitioner Reporting Guidelines of Notifiable Diseases or Conditions in Florida (Revised November 24, 2008)
  • Laboratory Reporting Guidelines for Notifiable Diseases or Conditions in Florida (Revised October 20, 2016)
  • Announcement postcard of updated disease reporting guidelines November 20, 2006 (mailed by Florida DOH to Florida Healthcare facilities)
  • February 8, 2002 Letter from John Agwunobi, M.D. M.B.A., Secretary of Florida Department of Health to Florida Path Laboratories describing the requirement for labs to report to FCDS. Image of announcement letter
  • Path Labs Announcement
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