The online submission system for the CAHPS Clinician & Group Surveys will be open from Monday, February 24 through Friday, March 14. All survey data collected from January 2013 - December 2013 will be accepted. Results will be reported in the CAHPS Database Online Reporting System in Spring 2014. Participation is free, voluntary, and open to any organization that follows CAHPS guidelines and data submission specifications.
For additional information about participation, including data file specifications and data use agreements, please visit the CAHPS Database Web site: www.cahpsdatabase.ahrq.gov/CGDSS/login.asp.
The following CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey versions will be supported for 2014 submission and reporting:
For questions, contact the CAHPS Database by phone at 888-808-7108 or email at: CAHPSDatabase@westat.com.
Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) surveys ask consumers about their experiences with health care. The CAHPS program at the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports the development and promotion of CAHPS surveys, toolkit materials, and comparative databases, and provides technical assistance to users. Learn more about AHRQ’s CAHPS program at: www.cahps.ahrq.gov.
AHRQ’s CAHPS Database receives data voluntarily submitted by users that have administered either the CAHPS Health Plan Survey or the CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. The CAHPS Database aggregates the data to facilitate comparisons of CAHPS survey results by users, researchers, and other interested organizations. Learn more about AHRQ’s CAHPS Database at: www.cahps.ahrq.gov/cahps-database/index.html.