Hospice CAHPS Survey.

Hospice providers should be aware that CMS posted two new documents today to the Hospice CAHPS website.

  • A CAHPS Hospice Survey Vendor Authorization Form: The deadline for hospices to complete and submit the CAHPS Hospice Survey Vendor Authorization Form is May 1, 2015. Hospices must authorize an approved CAHPS Hospice Survey vendor to submit data on their behalf for the 2015 administration of the CAHPS Hospice Survey.
  • A CAHPS Hospice Survey Fact Sheet that contains an overview of the CAHPS Hospice Survey program, information regarding the CAHPS Hospice Survey measures and information for survey vendor participation.

Hospice Providers that utilize any of the HEALTHCAREfirst product lines can access a list of CMS approved Hospice Vendors that accept the HEALTHCAREfirst file format here.