Process to Suppress OAS CAHPS Survey Data from Public Reporting for January 2022 Refresh
folder_openPublic Reportingcalendar_todayPosted October 18, 2021

During voluntary implementation, CMS will allow participating hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) to have their data suppressed, that is, not displayed on

OAS CAHPS Survey data are scheduled refresh in January 2022, which includes data from Quarter 3, 2020 - Quarter 2, 2021.

For the January 2022 refresh, vendors must notify the OAS CAHPS Survey Coordination Team (via email at by November 15, 2021 of any CCNs that choose to exclude their data from public reporting. Please note that the deadline for suppression is earlier than the date by which the Preview Reports are posted on

The email message to the Coordination Team should include the HOPD's or ASC's name and CMS Certification Number (CCN).

Please contact the OAS CAHPS Survey Coordination Team via email at or call toll-free (866) 590-7468, if you have any questions.