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§ 97177.67. Final Report and Surgeon Certification.

22 CA ADC § 97177.67Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 7. Health Planning and Facility Construction (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 10. Health Facility Data
Article 7. CABG Data Reporting Requirements
22 CCR § 97177.67
§ 97177.67. Final Report and Surgeon Certification.
(a) Within the 30-day period specified in section 97177.65, each hospital shall complete correction of its report and notify CORC that its last accepted report is its final report. Once a report has been designated as final, no further changes may be made by the hospital.
(b) Each surgeon identified as a responsible surgeon in a final hospital report shall attest to the accuracy of the data for his or her CABG surgeries in that report by completing a Surgeon Certification Form. Use OSH-CCORP 415 (Revised 03/02/20) for reports of discharges beginning July 1, 2020 and for reports of discharges January 1, 2018-June 30, 2020 use OSH-CCORP 415 (Revised 06/17) and hereby incorporated by reference.
(1) A hospital shall file with the Office, via fax, email, or upload through the Cardiac Online Reporting for California (CORC) system, all completed and signed Surgeon Certification Forms. These shall also be filed within the 30-day period.
(2) The Surgeon Certification Form shall include the following information: the surgeon's name, the surgeon's California physician license number, the hospital name, the facility identification number, as defined in Section 97170, the reporting period's beginning and ending dates, the number of surgeon specific records in the report presented to them by the hospital. The statement portion of the certification is to be signed and dated by the surgeon prior to filing with the Office.
(3) The surgeon's name and physician license number specified on the Surgeon Certification Form shall be consistent with the surgeon's name and physician license number as provided in the submitted hospital records, and match the California Medical Board licensing information.
(4) If a surgeon does not sign a Surgeon Certification Form, the hospitals shall submit an unsigned surgeon certification form that includes the information identified in subsection (2). The hospital shall include the reason the form was unsigned.
(5) A hospital may obtain copies of the Surgeon Certification Form from the CORC system or on the OSHPD website.
(c) If a hospital does not designate a final report by the end of the 30-day period, the last accepted report for that hospital shall be considered the final report.


Note: Authority cited: Section 128810, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 128745, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 2-24-2010; operative 2-24-2010 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2010, No. 9).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (b)-(b)(5) filed 1-24-2018 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2018, No. 4).
3. Repealer of first paragraph and amendment of subsections (b) and (b)(1) filed 12-7-2020; operative 12-7-2020 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2020, No. 50).
This database is current through 7/5/24 Register 2024, No. 27.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 22, § 97177.67, 22 CA ADC § 97177.67
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