- Home Care Survey 2021
- CMS Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
- Patient Satisfaction Survey
- Home Health Compare
- Online Surveys
- Home Health Care Survey
- Home Health Agencies
- Home Care Agency
- Home Health Agency
- Home Care Services
- Home Health Care Services
- Healthcare at Home
- Access Healthcare
- Patient Survey Questions
- Hospital Patient Satisfaction
Home Health Care Patient Survey 2021
This dataset contains The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey results. This survey is designed to measure the experiences of people receiving home health care from Medicare-certified home health agencies. The Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) is conducted for home health agencies by approved HHCAHPS Survey vendors.
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In November 2002, the Quality Initiative was launched to ensure quality health care for all Americans through accountability and public disclosure. The initiative aims to (a) empower Americans with quality of care information to help them make more informed decisions about their health care, and (b) stimulate and support providers and clinicians to improve the quality of healthcare. The Quality Initiative was launched nationally in November 2002 for nursing homes (the Nursing Home Quality Initiative), and expanded in 2003 to the nation’s hospitals and home health care agencies.
On September 25, 2006, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) published a call in the Federal Register for survey items or measures representing areas of quality home healthcare that are viewed as important to consumers, their families, and intermediaries and initiated a review of existing literature in the area. AHRQ developed a draft survey instrument after several rounds of cognitive testing. A field test was conducted in 2008 with 34 home health agencies to test the psychometric properties of the survey and finalize its content. A final Home Health Care CAHPS Survey was developed in the summer of 2008. The Survey was endorsed by the National Quality Forum in March 2009 and approved by the United States Office of Management and Budget in July 2009.
The national implementation of the HHCAHPS Survey began in October 2009 with agencies participating on a voluntary basis prior to when quality reporting requirements for the home health annual payment update (APU) began in the third quarter of calendar year 2010. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began publicly reporting results from the HHCAHPS Survey on Home Health Compare on the Medicare.gov Web site in April of 2012.
As described in the 2010 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Final Rule (42 CFR 409, 424, 484 [10 November 2009]), HHCAHPS was linked to the quality reporting requirement for the CY 2012 annual payment update (APU). As described in the 2011 HHPPS Final Rule (42 CFR Parts 409, 418, 424 et al. [17 November, 2010]), quality reporting for the 2013 APU was required of all Medicare-certified home health agencies who served 60 or more patients between April 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011 who met survey-eligibility criteria. Medicare-certified home health agencies that served 59 or fewer patients between April 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011 who met survey-eligibility criteria were able to apply for exemption from participating in the HHCAHPS Survey.
To receive the annual payment update (APU) for any given year, home health agencies that do not qualify for an exemption from participating in the HHCAHPS Survey for the specified APU must contract with an approved HHCAHPS Survey vendor and administer the survey on an ongoing (monthly) basis and submit HHCAHPS Survey data to the HHCAHPS Data Center on a quarterly basis. More information about the HHCAHPS Survey and participation requirements is available in the “HHA Responsibilities” document. To apply for an exemption, HHAs must count and report to CMS the number of patients served during the specified 12-month period via the online HHCAHPS Survey Participation Exemption Request Form.
Of the 25 core questions, 17 core questions are grouped into three survey “composites” or groupings of like topics, for the purpose of public reporting. The three composites that are publicly reported are “Care of Patients”, “Communications Between Providers and Patients”, and “Specific Care Issues”. We also report the results of two global or overall measures (questions) called “Overall Rating of the Home Health Agency” and “Would You Recommend this Agency to Family and Friends”.
The survey is designed to meet the following three broad goals:
1.To produce comparable data on the patient’s perspective that allows objective and meaningful comparisons between home health agencies on domains that are important to consumers.
2. Public reporting of survey results will create incentives for agencies to improve their quality of care.
3. Public reporting will enhance public accountability in health care by increasing the transparency of the quality of care provided in return for public investment.
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John Snow Labs; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;
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Home Health Compare, HCAHPS, Online Surveys, Home Health Care Survey, Home Health Agencies, Home Care Agency, Home Health Agency, Home Care Services, Home Health Care Services, Healthcare at Home, Access Healthcare, Patient Survey Questions, Hospital Patient Satisfaction
Home Care Survey 2021, CMS Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, Patient Satisfaction Survey
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|HHCAHPS_Survey_Summary_Star_Rating||Indicates the number of stars given by consumers during Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey.||integer||level : Nominal|
|Footnote_HHCAHPS_Survey_Summary_Star_Rating||Indicates the footnote for Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey rating.||string||-|
|Star_Rating_For_Health_Team_Gave_Care_In_A_Professional_Way||Indicates the star rating for Healthcare Team Which gave care to the consumers in professional way.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_For_Star_Rating_For_Gave_Care_In_A_Professional_Way||Indicates the Footnotes for star rating for Healthcare Team Which gave care to the consumers in professional way.||string||-|
|Patients_Report_Their_HHT_Gave_Care_In_A_Professional_Way||Indicates the Percent of patients which reported that Home Healthcare Team gave them care in a professional way.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Patients_Report_Their_HHT_Gave_Care_In_A_Professional_Way||Indicates the Footnotes for Percent of patients which reported that Home Healthcare Team gave them care in a professional way.||string||-|
|Star_Rating_For_Health_Team_Communicated_Well_With_Them||Indicates the number of stars given to the healthcare team for communicating well with them.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_For_Star_Rating_For_Communicated_Well_With_Them||Indicates the footnotes for star rating for healthcare team which communicated well with them.||string||-|
|Patients_Reported_HHT_Communicated_Well_With_Them||Indicates the Percent of patients which reported that Home Healthcare Team communicated well with them.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Patients_Who_Report_Their_HHT_Communicated_Well_With_Them||Indicates the footnotes for Percent of patients which reported that Home Health care Team communicated well with them.||string||-|
|Star_Rating_Team_Discussed_Medicines_Pain_And_Home_Safety||Indicates the stars rating given to the healthcare team which discussed medicines, pain and home safety with their consumers.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Star_Rating_Discussed_Medicines_Pain_Home_Safety||Indicates the footnotes for stars rating given to the healthcare team which discussed medicines, pain and home safety with their consumers.||string||-|
|Patients_Who_Report_Their_HHT_Discuss_Medicines_Pain_Home_Safety||Indicates the Percent of patients which reported that Home Healthcare Team discussed medicines, pain and home safety with their consumers.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Patients_Report_Their_HHT_Discuss_Medicines_Pain_Home_Safety||Indicates the footnotes for Percent of patients which reported that Home Healthcare Team discussed medicines, pain and home safety with their consumers.||string||-|
|Star_Rating_For_Patients_Rated_Overall_Care_From_Agency||Indicated the star rating for how patients rated overall care from agency.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Star_Rating_For_Patients_Rated_Overall_Care_From_Agency||Indicates the footnotes for star rating for overall care from agency.||string||-|
|Patients_Who_Gave_HHA_A_Rating_Of_9_Or_10||Indicates the percent of patients who gave home healthcare agency rating of 9 or 10.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Patients_Who_Gave_HHA_Rating_Of_9_Or_10||Indicates the footnote for percent of patients who gave home healthcare agency rating of 9 or 10.||string||-|
|Patients_Reported_Yes_To_Recommend_HHA_To_Friends_And_Family||Indicates the percent of patients which recommended Home healthcare agency to friends and family.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_Patients_Reported_Yes_To_Recommend_HHA_To_Friends_And_Family||Footnote for percent of patients which recommended home healthcare agency to friends and family.||string||-|
|Number_Of_Completed_Surveys||Indicates the number of completed surveys.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_For_Number_Of_Completed_Surveys||Indicates the footnotes for number of completed surveys.||string||-|
|Response_Rate||Indicates the response rate.||integer||level : Ratio|
|Footnote_For_Response_Rate||Indicates the footnotes for response rate.||string||-|
|CMS Certification Number CCN||HHCAHPS Survey Summary Star Rating||Footnote HHCAHPS Survey Summary Star Rating||Star Rating For Health Team Gave Care In A Professional Way||Footnote For Star Rating For Gave Care In A Professional Way||Patients Report Their HHT Gave Care In A Professional Way||Footnote Patients Report Their HHT Gave Care In A Professional Way||Star Rating For Health Team Communicated Well With Them||Footnote For Star Rating For Communicated Well With Them||Patients Reported HHT Communicated Well With Them||Footnote Patients Who Report Their HHT Communicated Well With Them||Star Rating Team Discussed Medicines Pain And Home Safety||Footnote Star Rating Discussed Medicines Pain Home Safety||Patients Who Report Their HHT Discuss Medicines Pain Home Safety||Footnote Patients Report Their HHT Discuss Medicines Pain Home Safety||Star Rating For Patients Rated Overall Care From Agency||Footnote Star Rating For Patients Rated Overall Care From Agency||Patients Who Gave HHA A Rating Of 9 Or 10||Footnote Patients Who Gave HHA Rating Of 9 Or 10||Patients Reported Yes To Recommend HHA To Friends And Family||Footnote Patients Reported Yes To Recommend HHA To Friends And Family||Number Of Completed Surveys||Footnote For Number Of Completed Surveys||Response Rate||Footnote For Response Rate|