What is the MIPS CAHPS® Survey?

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is one track of the Quality Payment Program, where clinicians earn a performance-based payment adjustment to their Medicare payment. Additionally, this survey contains the core CAHPS® Clinician & Group Survey (CG-CAHPS®), plus additional items to meet CMS information needs.

This survey is conducted by a CMS-approved vendor and is intended to:

  • Improve care provided by individual providers, sites of care, medical groups, or provider networks.
  • Equip consumers with information they can use to choose physicians and other health care providers, physician practices, or medical groups.

Step 1

Accept our proposal and any associated options.

Step 2

Execute a Services Agreement and Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with DSS.

Step 3

Register DSS as your vendor.


Sit back and we’ll handle the rest.

Proven Track Record with the MIPS Survey

As one of the research firms originally certified to conduct the MIPS survey, DSS has successfully completed thousands of surveys, while continuing to be recognized as one of the largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms year after year by Modern Healthcare magazine. With higher response rates, we produce lower non-response bias and more accurate measurement. Our personalized, secure web portals allow our clients to easily download reports, and our clear, actionable insights allow them to always know where they stand and where they can focus improvement efforts to get better. And, everything is done in-house to control timing, quality and costs.

Our Teams

At DSS, we do not depend on a single leader or a few leaders but on many leaders who head different teams and work groups within the company. Every leader has extensive experience, an in-depth understanding of the areas addressed by their team and a demonstrated leadership ability.

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