Process to Suppress OAS CAHPS Survey Data from Public Reporting for April 2024 Refresh
folder_openPublic Reportingcalendar_todayPosted January 19, 2024

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 April 2024, which includes data from Quarter 4, 2022 - Quarter 3, 2023.

For the April 2024 refresh, vendors must notify the OAS CAHPS Survey Coordination Team (via email at by February 15, 2024, 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 e-mail 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 e-mail at or call toll-free (866) 590-7468, if you have any questions.