State DOH Reporting for COVID-19 Site Closures
The New York Patient Occurrence Reporting and Tracking System (NYPORTS) is a mandatory adverse event reporting system established pursuant to Public Health Law 2805-l and Title 10 New York Code, Rules and Regulations 405.8 and 751.10. A report to NYPORTS is mandatory for all Article 28 Diagnostic & Treatment Centers if they close any of their locations due to COVID-19.
Submitting to NYPORTS
Health Centers should use the 932 code for any type of closure, termination or diversion of services related to COVID-19.
When you are asked “Which of the Following best describes the event,” you should select ‘Other’ and type in "COVID-19".
You will have the ability to provide details regarding the services terminated or diverted, as well as the number of patients affected, procedures cancelled, etc.
There is an additional information section which allows for further description of the event if needed.