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10.14.01.00.htm 10.14.01.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 14 CANCER CONTROL Chapter 01 Cancer Registry Authority: Health-General Article, §2-104, 18-104, 18-203 and 18-204, Annotated Code of Maryland; 42 U.S.C. §280(e)
10.14.01.01.htm 10.14.01.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter establishes a cancer registry within the Department, defines key terms, details the information to be contained in a cancer report, and specifies requirements of reporting facilities, nursing facilities, assisted living programs, and general hospice care programs. In addition, this chapter identifies requestors authorized to receive confidential data, allows a fee to be charged for data reports, and incorporates by reference the Maryland Cancer Registry Data
10.14.01.02.htm 10.14.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Assisted living program" has the meaning stated in COMAR 10.07.14.02B.. 2) "Cancer registry" means a computerized system to register all cases of reportable human cancer or reportable human central nervous system (CNS) tumors of Maryland residents and nonresidents diagnosed or treated in Maryland.3) "Cancer report" means a one-time abstract from one or more of the follow
10.14.01.02-1.htm 10.14.01.02-1. 02-1 Incorporation by Reference.. The Maryland Cancer Registry Data Use Manual and Procedures (Maryland Department of Health, July 2016) is incorporated by reference.
10.14.01.03.htm 10.14.01.03. 03 Establishment of a Cancer Registry.. There is a cancer registry established within the Department, whose purpose is to collect reportable human cancer data and reportable human CNS tumor data to further the cancer control goals of the State.
10.14.01.04.htm 10.14.01.04. 04 Cancer Control Goals of the State.. A. The cancer control goals of the State are to reduce the incidence and mortality of reportable human cancer and reportable human CNS tumors and racial, ethnic, gender, age, and geographic disparities in reportable human cancer and CNS tumor incidence and mortality in Maryland, by:1) Advancing the understanding of reportable human cancer and reportable human CNS tumor demographics;2) Describing reportable human cancer and reportab
10.14.01.05.htm 10.14.01.05. 05 Content of a Cancer Report.. A cancer report shall contain the following information, using the standard nomenclature contained in the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries' Standards for Cancer Registries, Volume II, Data Standards and Data Dictionary:A. Reasonably obtained patient demographic information, including risk factors;. B. Information on the industrial or occupational history of an individual with cancer, to the extent such information is available;
10.14.01.06.htm 10.14.01.06. 06 Reporting Requirements.. A. A reporting facility shall submit a:. 1) Cancer report to the Secretary in a computerized file containing standard information required by the Secretary;2) Computerized file not less than quarterly; and. 3) Completed report of any new individual case of a reportable human cancer or reportable human CNS tumor not later than 6 months after diagnosis or treatment.B. A nursing facility, an assisted living program, or a general hospice car
10.14.01.07.htm 10.14.01.07. 07 Confidentiality of Cancer Reports.. A. Information obtained under this chapter is not a medical record under Health-General Article, §4-301, Annotated Code of Maryland, but is subject to the confidentiality requirements of Health-General Article, §4-101―4-103, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. The Secretary may release confidential data to:. 1) An institution or individual researcher for medical, epidemiological, health care, or other cancer-related or CNS tumor-re
10.14.01.08.htm 10.14.01.08. 08 Authority and Requirements of the Secretary.. A. To assure compliance by a reporting facility, nursing facility, assisted living program, or general hospice care program with Regulation .05 of this chapter, the Secretary may, upon advance notice, inspect a representative sample of medical records, pathology reports, or radiological reports maintained by the facility of cases of reportable human cancer and reportable human CNS tumors.B. The Secretary may char
10.14.01.9999.htm 10.14.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: September 28, 1992 (19:19 Md. R. 1707). Regulation .01 amended effective April 21, 1997 (24:8 Md. R. 616). Regulation .02B amended effective April 26, 1993 (20:8 Md. R. 723) April 21, 1997 (24:8 Md. R. 616) June 23, 2003 (30:12 Md. R. 788)Regulation .04 amended effective April 21, 1997 (24:8 Md. R. 616). Regulation .04C amended effective June 23, 2003 (30:12 Md. R. 788). Regulation .05B amended effective June 23, 2003 (30:12 Md. R. 788).
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