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Tentative Data Collection Schedule for the 2019 ICH CAHPS Spring Survey

Nov 16

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11/16/2018

The tentative data collection schedule and the dates for some key activities related to the 2019 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
2019 Introduction to the ICH CAHPS Survey Webinar Training 2/13/2019
2019 ICH CAHPS Survey Vendor Update Training Session 2/14/2019
Submit New Facility-Specific Questions to CMS 2/8/2019
Deadline for Authorizing a Vendor for 2019 Spring Survey1 2/28/2019
Deadline for Submitting a 2019 Facility Non-Participation Form 2/28/2019
Deadline for Submitting the Quality Assurance Plan 3/31/2019
   
Sampling Window 10/1/2018-12/31/2018
Sample Files Uploaded on ICH CAHPS Website 3/29/2019
Vendors Attest to Receipt of Sample File 4/2/2019
Mail Prenotification Letter 4/19/2019
Mail 1st Questionnaire (mail only and mixed mode)/Begin Telephone data collection (phone only mode) 5/3/2019
Mail 2nd Questionnaire (mail only)/Begin phone follow-up (mixed mode) 5/31/2019
Data Collection Ends 7/12/2019
Vendors Clean/Process Final Data and Construct XML File 7/13/2019-7/30/2019
Deadline for Submitting XML Data File to ICH Data Center 7/31/2019

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 2019 ICH CAHPS Spring Survey.