Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 57
PUBLIC FUNDS IN GENERAL
CHAPTER 17
CENTRAL CANCER REGISTRY FUND
57-1705.  Participation in program. (1) Primary reporting:
(a)  Any hospital, outpatient surgery center, radiation treatment center, or treatment clinic diagnosing and/or treating a patient with cancer or a reportable benign tumor, on an inpatient or outpatient basis, shall report each case of cancer or reportable benign tumor to the department or the authorized contractor of the department within one hundred eighty (180) days of diagnosis.
(b)  Independent pathology and cytology laboratories shall report each diagnosis of cancer or reportable benign tumor to the department or the authorized contractor within one hundred eighty (180) days of specimen analysis.
(2)  Secondary reporting: In the event that a case of cancer or reportable benign tumor was not diagnosed or treated within a hospital, outpatient surgery center, radiation treatment center, or treatment clinic, the department or authorized contractor may request the case be reported by a physician’s office.
(3)  Each report of cancer or reportable benign tumor shall include information as defined by the department or the authorized contractor.
(4)  The department or authorized contractor of the department shall have physical access to all records which would identify reportable cases and/or establish characteristics, treatment or medical status of reportable cases in the event that there has been a failure to report as delineated in subsections (1), (2) and (3) of this section or for the purpose of subsequent quality control studies and research projects conducted by the department or the authorized contractor.
(5)  Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the department or authorized contractor from identifying and reporting cases using data linkages with death records, statewide cancer registries, and other potential sources.

History:
[57-1705, added 1995, ch. 67, sec. 5, p. 172.]


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