Chapter 192 Department of Health and Senior Services
192.653. 1. The administrator or designated representative of hospitals, pathology laboratories, physician offices, ambulatory surgical centers, residential care facilities or assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities or skilled nursing facilities, and free-standing cancer clinics and treatment centers shall report to the department of health and senior services every case of malignant neoplasm as required pursuant to section 192.650. Physicians' offices shall be exempt from reporting cases that are directly referred to or have been previously admitted to any other facility which is required by this subsection to report malignant neoplasms.
2. The attending physician or other health care provider responsible for a patient's diagnosis or treatment for a malignant neoplasm shall provide, in writing, to the administrator or the administrator's designated representative, the information required pursuant to section 192.650.
3. Reports filed with the director may be submitted through a data system designated by the person or organization filing the report.
4. If a facility described in subsection 1 of this section is currently submitting reports of cases to the department of health and senior services through a centralized reporting system, duplicate reporting shall not be required.
(L. 1983 S.B. 163 § 2, A.L. 1999 H.B. 454)