HCAHPS Overview: Vendor Directory

October 2021
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This guide, updated October 2021, provides information on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) including the benefits and challenges of implementing an HCAHPS survey process with small rural hospitals, specifically critical access hospitals (CAHs). Identifies vendors to guide small rural hospitals and CAH vendor selection of this important, patient-centered survey process.