Deadline for Filing a Request for an Exemption from Participating in the HHCAHPS Survey for the CY 2024 APU: Final Reminder
folder_openInformation for Home Health Agenciescalendar_todayPosted March 16, 2023

This is a final reminder to all Medicare-certified home health agencies (HHAs) that the deadline for submitting the CY 2024 APU exemption request is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Friday, March 31, 2023.

As announced in the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Rate Update Final Rule for Calendar Year 2023 that was published in the Federal Register on November 4, 2022, Medicare-certified HHAs that served 59 or fewer unduplicated patients between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 who met survey eligibility criteria can request a PER for the CY 2024 APU.

HHAs can access the online PER form on HHCAHPS website at the following link: Participation Exemption Request (PER) Form

For more information about the HHCAHPS Survey, contact the HHCAHPS Survey Coordination Team via email at or call toll-free at (866) 354-0985.