The CAHPS Hospice Survey was designed to measure and assess the experiences of patients who died while receiving hospice care and their primary informal caregivers. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began national implementation of this survey in January 2015 with a dry run; full participation was initiated in April 2015.

Read about the CAHPS Hospice Survey (PDF [ PDF file - 136.22 KB])

To access the survey and all supporting documentation for survey administration, please visit http://www.hospicecahpssurvey.org/. No documentation for this survey is available on AHRQ’s Web site.

For technical assistance with this survey, please contact hospicecahpssurvey@HCQIS.org or 1-844-472-4621.

Page last reviewed May 2016
Page originally created May 2015
Internet Citation: Hospice. Content last reviewed May 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cahps/surveys-guidance/hospice/index.html