The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for ACOs measures experience of care for ACOs participating in Medicare initiatives. It is based on the Clinician and Group (CG CAHPS) survey and includes additional program specific survey questions.
Information about CMS updates to the CAHPS for ACOs Survey that took effect in performance year 2018.
Survey instruments for the 2019 performance year.
CAHPS for ACOs Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines Version 7 Summary of Updates
The summary of updates document highlighting the changes from the CAHPS for ACOs Survey QAG V6 to V7 is now available. [ Read More ]
Final List of Performance Year 2019 CMS-Approved Survey Vendors
Contact information for the final list of CMS-approved 2019 CAHPS for ACOs Survey vendors is now available. [ Read More ]
Additional resources about patient experience measurement and quality improvement.
CAHPS Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide.
Practical strategies for using CAHPS as part of your quality improvement efforts.
Learn from organizations using CAHPS for quality improvement, and hear updates from experts.
Commentary: the Great Patient Experience Survey Myth.
Separate fact from myth about the use and role of patient experience of care surveys.
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q).
Explore how a signature effort to lift care in 16 communities made patient experience meaningful.
AF4Q Inventory of Improvement Resources.
A free inventory of toolkits, guides, reports, and webcasts to support organizations in improving patient experience.