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What does CAHPS stand for?

CAHPS stands for Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study


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Sessions will also address adaptability of standardized measurement tools such as NCQA's Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) and the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS, a member satisfaction survey) to PPOs, and examine the potential for standardized measures of service quality such as complaint resolution and financial management.
The Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) historically has been fielded only by HMO and point of service (POS) plans, but the new survey will allow consumers and employers to compare HMO, PPO and POS plans using the same instrument.
Table 1: Noteworthy Population-based Surveys Measuring Access to Care Survey Sponsors Federally Sponsored Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study Agency for Health (CAHPS) Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Agency for Health (MEPS)/Household Component Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Medicare Managed Care Access Survey Physician Payment (MMCAS) Review Commission (PPRC) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Private Foundation-Sponsored Community Tracking Study (CTS)/Household Center for Studying Survey Health System Change/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Getting Behind the Numbers (GBN) Henry J.
In the 2005 Medicare Advantage Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (MA-CAHPS), Essence scored highest of all Missouri Medicare Advantage plans in numerous categories including Overall Health Care, Overall Rating of Health Plan, Health Plan Customer Service, among several others.
In the 2005 Medicare Advantage Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (MA-CAHPS), Essence scored highest of all Missouri Medicare Advantage plans in numerous categories including Overall Health Care, Overall Rating of Health Plan, Health Plan Customer Service, among several others.
Scott & White has been recognized locally and nationally for quality of care and patient satisfaction, including being rated #1 in Texas and among the top 10 HMOs nationally for the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study conducted in 2003 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.