Process to Suppress OAS CAHPS Survey Data from Public Reporting for April 2022 Refresh
folder_openPublic Reportingcalendar_todayPosted January 14, 2022
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 data.CMS.gov/provider-data.
OAS CAHPS Survey data are scheduled refresh in April 2022, which includes data from Quarter 4, 2020 - Quarter 3, 2021.
For the April 2022 refresh, vendors must notify the OAS CAHPS Survey Coordination Team (via email at firstname.lastname@example.org) by February 15, 2022 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 oascahps.org.
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 email@example.com or call toll-free (866) 590-7468, if you have any questions.