American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes


Timing requirements for cases to be submitted in the January 2018 Call for Data, Class of Case and Reference Date requirements, specific survey requirements for Standards 5.5 and 5.6, and requirements for submission deadline extensions. Resources for coding and submitting data.

Editing Information

Link to NCDB GenEDITS Plus 2018 software installation. Pre-configured GenEDITS Plus software installation file which includes all required edits metafiles and configuration files and is pre-configured to run the NCDB Call for Data edits on your data submission file in NAACCR v16.0.

NCDB File Transmission Instructions

Software Providers

Case selection and timing requirements, individual NCDB metafiles and configuration files, layout and required items, slides from the Call for Data webinar for software providers, links to relevant manuals and implementation guidelines