Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®)Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Survey Database

OMB 0935-0245

OMB 0935-0245

The CAHPS Home and Community-Based Services Survey is the first cross-disability survey of home and community-based service beneficiaries’ experience receiving long-term services and supports. It is designed to facilitate comparisons across state Medicaid HCBS programs throughout the country that target adults with disabilities, e.g., including frail elderly, individuals with physical disabilities, persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities, those with acquired brain injury and persons with severe mental illness. The HCBS CAHPS Survey was developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for voluntary use by state Medicaid programs, including both fee-for-service HCBS programs as well as managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) programs. States with adequate sample sizes may consider using survey metrics in value-based purchasing initiatives. The HCBS-CAHPS Database will serve as a primary source of data available to states, agency programs and researchers to help answer important questions related to beneficiary experiences. AHRQ, through its contractor, will collect and make available de-identified survey data, enabling HCBS programs to identify areas where quality can be improved. Rationale for the information collection. Aggregated HCBS Database results will be made publicly available on AHRQ’s CAHPS website. Technical assistance will be provided by AHRQ through its contractor, Westat at no charge to programs to facilitate the access and use of these materials for quality improvement and research. Technical assistance will also be provided to support HCBS-CAHPS data submission.

The latest form for Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®)Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Survey Database expires 2022-10-31 and can be found here.

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Adult HCBS Registration Form

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