Skip to Content

The Colorado Central Cancer Registry, Colo. Code Regs. § 6-1009-3

Link to the law
This will open in a new window

The Colorado Central Cancer Registry
Requires the Department of Public Health and Environment to establish a cancer registry to collect, analyze, and disseminate cancer data. Identifies the persons and entities that must report cancer data as including hospitals, pathology laboratories, free standing clinics, physicians, and health care practitioners. Exempts physicians and health care practitioners from reporting cancer incidents if the patient has been admitted to a Colorado facility that has agreed to report cases on the provider’s behalf. Specifies the information that providers and facilities must report as including the patient's identifying information, demographic information, diagnoses, etc. Requires the Department to designate an electronic format for such reporting. Requires hospitals with fewer than 50 beds to report electronic medical record indices or diagnosis codes. Classifies information reported to and maintained by the registry as confidential and privileged.