CAHPS


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CAHPS

(Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) See healthcare IT.
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Data for this study came from two sources: the Medicare CAHPS (MCAHPS) survey and HEDIS data.
Consumer Assessments of Healthcare Providers and Systems data were drawn from the 2010 Medicare CAHPS surveys, conducted in February-May 2010.
As previous work suggests that CAHPS group survey questions are consistent with unidimensional and multidimensional factors (McDonald 1999; Reise, Morizot, and Hays 2007), we explored differences in model fit using single factor and bifactor CFA models.
Under such provisions, variations in CAHPS performance would have financial consequences for MA plans and fee-for-service providers via a system of quality bonuses associated with overall performance of "four stars" or higher on a five-star scale.
Our analyses used data from the 132,960 MA beneficiaries and 202,289 FFS beneficiaries who responded to the 2007 Medicare CAHPS survey.
Prior studies have found specific associations between care experiences assessed using CAHPS composite measures and CAHPS global ratings (Morales et al.
For example, the 2008 expansion of Hospital Compare makes such data from the CAHPS Hospital Survey publicly available for individual hospitals (http://www.
We also tested whether the other CAHPS [R] variables in Table 5 that were at least moderately related to voluntary disenrollment rates added significantly to the prediction of voluntary disenrollment rates.
Beneficiary experiences were from the CAHPS Medicare surveys of FFS and MA beneficiaries nationwide, which ask about getting needed care, getting care quickly, communication with their physicians, interactions with physician office staff, and receipt of selected preventative care (Goldstein et al.
According to CMS, the Overall 5-Star Rating was also achieved due to Navitus' superior customer service, as measured by the CMS-required CAHPS (Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems) survey.
We fit national-and state-level hierarchical models to predict CAHPS scores for individuals and contracts, adjusted for self-reported education, general health, and mental health.