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In response to requests from researchers interested in using data from the AHRQ Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey for research purposes, AHRQ has established a process whereby researchers can request de-identified data files from the AHRQ CAHPS Database.
The CAHPS Database currently includes:
De-Identified Data Requests
Researchers interested in obtaining de-identified CAHPS data from the CAHPS Database must submit a completed Research Abstract Form and a signed Data Release Agreement.
For questions or to apply for de-identified CAHPS Data:
Email CAHPSDatabase@westat.com (Subject Line: De-identified CAHPS data).
The CAHPS Database Management Committee and AHRQ reviews all requests in accordance with the criteria specified in the Data Release Policy. The review period for data requests is typically 45 days. Once you receive approval, you must submit a signed Data Release Agreement that commits you to use the data only for the proposed research project.
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