Guide to CDA Versions

For creating CDA files, please see the specific Implementation Guide (IG) and its associated reference materials.

The table below describes the specific Implementation Guide (IG) to be used for each component based on the event/insertion/procedure/specimen collection dates (as applicable) for each year.

Download the corresponding CDA Toolkits for the corresponding year.

Guide to CDA Toolkits
Events or Denominators 2024 2023 2022 2021
CDA Toolkit Release 12.0 11.1 10.1 9.5 & 10.0
DIALYSIS
Dialysis Event R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4
Dialysis Denominator R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3
EVENTS
Primary Bloodstream Infection (BSI) R4-D1 R4-D1 R3-D3 R3-D3
Central Line Insertion Practices Adherence (CLIP) Monitoring R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1
Urinary Tract Infection R4-D1 R4-D1 R2-D1.1 R2-D1.1
Laboratory-identified (LabID) MDRO or CDI Event R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1 R2-D2.1
Ventilator-associated Event (VAE) R4-D1 R4-D1 R3-D2 R3-D2
SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS AND DENOMINATOR FOR PROCEDURES
Surgical Site Infection (SSI) R4-D1 R4-D1 R2-D1.1 R2-D1.1
Denominator for Procedure R2-D1.1 R2-D1.1 R2-D1.1 R2-D1.1
DENOMINATORS / SUMMARY REPORTS
Denominators for Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/Other Locations (not NICU and SCA) R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3
Denominators for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3
Denominators for Specialty Care Area (SCA) R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3
Denominators for LabID: ‘MDRO and CDI Prevention Process and Outcome Measures Monthly Monitoring’ (LabID Denominator or POM) R4-D2 R3-D3 R3-D3 R3-D3
ANTIMICROBIAL USE AND RESISTANCE
Antimicrobial Use (AU) R6
and
R1 Normative
(required for CMS PIP)
R6
and
R1 Normative
(required for CMS PIP)
R6
and
R1 Normative
(required for CMS PIP)
R6
and
R1 Normative
(required for CMS PIP)
Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) – Numerator R3 Normative R3 Normative  R3 Normative  R1 Normative
Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) – Denominator R3-D4 R3-D4 R1 Normative
and
R3-D4
 R1 Normative
Hemovigilance
Hemovigilance Module Monthly Reporting Denominator R3-D1.1 R3-D1.1 R3-D1.1 R3-D1.1
Healthcare Personnel Safety
Flu Summary R3-D2 R3-D2 R3-D2 R3-D2
Neonatal
Late onset Sepsis and Meningitis (LOS/MEN) – Events R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4
Late onset Sepsis and Meningitis (LOS/MEN) – Denominator R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4 R3-D4
Long Term Care
Laboratory-Identified (LabID) MDRO or CDI Event R1-D1 R1-D1
LTCF Monthly Summary Data for MDRO, CDI, UTI, and Prevention Process Measures R1-D1.1