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CCR Reporting Requirements

North Carolina Central Registry Reporting Manual


N.C. CCR Address Validation

N.C. CCR Address Validation Tool
N.C. CCR data submitters can use the N.C. CCR address validation tool as a way to quickly determine whether an address is valid, using a drill down technique that is superior to the search methods available on commonly used address validation websites such as As of September 2013, the tool is only available for 32 bit machines.


For Hospital Registry & Vendors

N.C. CCR Record Layout Documentation (49 KB PDF)

N.C. CCR Record Layout – New Case and Modified Records (245 KB Excel)

These documents are intended for software vendors responsible for developing automated reporting systems that meet the requirements of the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry. These documents describe the format in which the collected data should be reported and the quality control checks that must be applied to submitted data. The record layouts for New Case Records (record type A) and Modified Records (record type M) are included and are in accordance with the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) Record Layout version 16.0.

EMF/RMF Edit Metafile Format (11 MB Zip file)
SMF Edit Metafile Format (15 MB Zip file)

The edit metafiles are a modified version of the NAACCR Version 16.0E Metafile. Vendors must require that all records submitted to the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry pass all edits specified in this metafile. For questions, please contact the CCR at 919-715-7289.


N.C. Cancer Incidence Reporting Forms


Electronic Reporting to the N.C. CCR

Independent Pathology Labs

Electronic Laboratory Reporting - This document is an introduction to Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) for pathology labs to meet state cancer surveillance reporting and meaningful use requirements. Links to standards documents are included for reference. The document is being revised and will be provided soon. Please contact the CCR Director Chandrika Rao at 919-715-4574 with any questions.
Note: the CCR is not requesting hospital laboratories submit electronic pathology reports at this time.

Hospice, Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes

Healthcare Providers