CY 2026 APU Participation Exemption Request (PER) Form for HHCAHPS Survey, with Updated Related Documents
folder_openInformation for Home Health Agenciescalendar_todayPosted April 1, 2024

The purpose of this announcement is to alert HHAs eligible for an exemption from participating in the HHCAHPS Survey that the Participation Exemption Request (PER) Form for the calendar year (CY) 2026 annual payment update (APU) is now available on the HHCAHPS website at the following link:

Participation Exemption Request Form

We have also updated the three HHCAHPS website documents listed below to reflect the CY 2026 APU participation period. The updated documents can be found on the website, in the Information for HHAs box on the Home page. Direct links to those documents are provided below.

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