Tentative Data Collection Schedule for the 2022 ICH CAHPS Fall Survey
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The tentative data collection schedule and the dates for some key activities related to the 2022 In-Center Hemodialysis CAHPS (ICH CAHPS) Fall Survey are shown below. Please note that these dates are subject to change. Should a schedule change occur, an announcement will be emailed and posted.

Activity Date
Submit New Facility-Specific Questions to CMS 8/5/2022
Deadline for Authorizing a Vendor for 2022 Fall Survey1 8/31/2022
Deadline (for vendors) to Review Vendor Authorization Report and Notify the Coordination Team of any Authorization Issues 9/1/2022
Sampling Window 4/1/2022-6/30/2022
Sample Files Uploaded on ICH CAHPS Website 9/30/2022
Vendors Attest to Receipt of Sample File 10/4/2022
Mail Prenotification Letter 10/21/2022
Mail 1st Questionnaire (mail only and mixed mode)/Begin Telephone data collection (phone only) 11/4/2022
Mail 2nd Questionnaire (mail only)/Begin phone follow-up (mixed mode) 12/2/2022
Data Collection Ends 1/13/2023
Vendors Clean/Process Final Data and Construct XML File 1/13/2023-1/24/2023
Deadline for Submitting XML Data File to ICH Data Center 1/25/2023

1 Only ICH facilities that will be switching to a different survey vendor and those that will be participating in the ICH CAHPS Survey for the first time will need to complete the online vendor authorization form.

Please contact the Coordination Team via e-mail at or call 1-866-245-8083 if you have any questions or need more information about the 2022 ICH CAHPS Fall Survey.