NHSN Release Management

Updated February 23, 2023

The purpose of this page is to serve as an informational resource and provide a list of all defects, currently impacting the NHSN application.  Defects are noted as an error or issue that has been detected within the application to be fixed. The NHSN team takes great care to monitor, evaluate and repair application defects in a timely manner. Your feedback helps to improve the quality and condition by which that standard is held.

For additional information, please contact the NHSN Helpdesk.


Priority or severity levels are assigned based on the degree to which each defect could impede proper functioning of the application.

CMS Impact Analysis

If the defect has the potential to impact CMS Analysis, then it will be assigned a higher level of priority than any defect that does not impact CMS data.