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Tentative Data Collection Schedule for the 2018 ICH CAHPS Spring Survey

Nov 14

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11/14/2017

The tentative data collection schedule and the dates for some key activities related to the 2018 In-Center Hemodialysis CAHPS (ICH CAHPS) Spring Survey are shown below. Please note that these dates are subject to change. Should a schedule change occur, an announcement will be posted.

 Activity

Date

2018 Introduction to the ICH CAHPS Survey Webinar Training

2/14/2018

2018 ICH CAHPS Survey Vendor Update Training Session

2/15/2018

Submit New Facility-Specific Questions to CMS

1/31/2018

Deadline for Authorizing a Vendor for 2018 Spring Survey1

2/28/2018

Deadline for Submitting a 2018 Facility Non-Participation Form

2/28/2018

Deadline for Submitting the Quality Assurance Plan

3/31/2018

   

Sampling Window

7/1/2017-9/30/2017

Sample Files Uploaded on ICH CAHPS Website

3/30/2018

Vendors Attest to Receipt of Sample File

4/3/2018

Mail Prenotification Letter

4/20/2018

Mail 1st Questionnaire (mail only and mixed mode)/Begin Telephone data collection (phone only mode)

5/4/2018

Mail 2nd Questionnaire (mail only)/Begin phone follow-up (mixed mode)

6/1/2018

Data Collection Ends

7/13/2018

Vendors Clean/Process Final Data and Construct XML File

7/16/2018-7/25/2018

Deadline for Submitting XML Data File to ICH Data Center

7/25/2018

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 ichcahps@rti.org or call 1-866-245-8083 if you have any questions or need more information about the 2018 ICH CAHPS Spring Survey.