Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) (ICPSR 34044)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys ask consumers and patients to report on and evaluate their experiences with health care in the United States. These surveys cover topics that are important to consumers and focus on aspects of quality that consumers are best qualified to assess, such as communication skills of providers and ease of access to health care services.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    consumer attitudes, consumers, health care access, health care delivery, health care services, health services utilization

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (through the link provided) for details on obtaining the data and documentation.