Quality Assurance Guidelines


The CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines manual has been developed by CMS to standardize the survey data collection process and to ensure comparability of data reported through the CAHPS Hospice Survey.

The CAHPS Hospice Survey administration protocols are contained in the CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines Version 9.0 (QAG V9.0).

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The CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines V9.0 Summary of Updates and Emphasis document is a reference tool that highlights the major changes from the CAHPS Hospice Survey Quality Assurance Guidelines V8.0 to V9.0.

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