The CAHPS Child Hospital Survey Data Submission System


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Welcome to the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey Data Submission System. The CAHPS Databases are repositories for data from the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey, CAHPS Health Plan Survey, and the CAHPS Home and Community Based Services Survey.

Data submission for the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey is closed.

Participation in the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey Database is open to hospitals that administer the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey, provided the questionnaires are administered independently and the survey data are submitted according to CAHPS specifications.

Child HCAHPS Survey users can submit their data to the CAHPS Database between May 2 – May 20, 2022. The CAHPS Database will accept all survey data collected between January – December 2021. Participation is free and open to all Child HCAHPS Survey users on a voluntary basis.

Participants are encouraged to review the data specifications and complete the Data Use Agreement in advance of the opening.

The following steps are necessary to participate in the CAHPS Child Hospital Survey Data Submission System.

Registration: New users must complete a registration form. After completing the form users will receive an email with a link to activate the account.

Hospital/Health System Information: Submit the requested characteristics, including the name of the hospital.

Data Use Agreement: Each participating organization is required to sign a Data Use Agreement (PDF, 778KB). Sign and upload a scanned copy of the DUA onto the submission site. Please do not email or fax the DUA.

CAHPS Child Hospital Questionnaire: Upload a copy of the CAHPS Child Hospital questionnaire administered. The CAHPS Database will review the submitted questionnaire, and then users will receive an approval/rejection email.

CAHPS Child Hospital Data File: Data files submitted to the CAHPS Database must conform to the 2022 Data File Specifications (PDF, 179KB).

Approval Process: Each questionnaire, data use agreement and data file is reviewed by the CAHPS Database. The review process can take up to 3 business days.

Help: For technical assistance please contact the CAHPS Database:

OMB Control No.: 0935-0243 Expiration Date: 7/31/2022

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