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

Data Submission Information


Timing requirements for cases to be submitted in the January 2016 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

Links to current GenEDITS Plus software and current NCDB metafiles and configuration files, instructions document, information for interpreting edit results, and metafiles for use with newly abstracted cases

All NEW this Year: NCDB GenEDITS Plus Software Installation (Version 15 only)

For the first time NCDB is offering a 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.

NCDB File Transmission Instructions

Software Providers

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