CHA News Article

Parkinson’s Disease Registry Implementation Guide in Final Stages

According to a recent communication from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), its revised Parkinson’s Disease Registry Implementation Guide is nearly complete. As previously reported in CHA News, a new state law requires health care providers diagnosing or treating Parkinson’s disease patients to report each case to CDPH as of July 1. CDPH issued its first implementation guide in May; CHA continues to seek clarification on some of its elements. When the update is released, it will be shared in CHA News.

Providers are reminded that — if they elected to submit case data using the manual data entry portal — they must submit the CalREDIE Authorization form. Providers that elected to report automatically do not need to take further action.

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