File Specifications


CAHPS Hospice Survey XML File Specification Version 7.1

The XML File Specification Version 7.0 (V7.0) has been revised with an update made to the<ineligible-postsample> sub-element of hospice data. This updated version must be used beginning with the August 11, 2021 data submission containing CAHPS Hospice Survey results for Quarter 1 2021 decedents (patients that pass away in January, February, and March 2021).

Click here to download the CAHPS Hospice Survey XML File Specification V7.1.

CAHPS Hospice Survey XML File Specification Version 8.0

The XML File Specification Version 8.0 (V8.0) must be used beginning with the August 9, 2022 data submission containing CAHPS Hospice Survey results for Quarter 1 2022 decedents (patients that pass away in January, February, and March 2022).

Click here to download the CAHPS Hospice Survey XML File Specification V8.0.

The training materials (agendas and training slides) for the September 30, 2021 CAHPS Hospice Survey Update Training session are available.

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This page was last modified on 12/11/2021.