Differences in the structure of CAHPS measures among the medicare fee-for-service, medicare managed care, and privately insured populations.


OBJECTIVE To confirm in a new population, the Medicare fee-for-service population, the factor structure previously found in two Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) field-test surveys with Medicare HMO and adult privately insured populations. DATA SOURCES Primary data were collected in the fall of 1998. Survey responses from the Medicare Fee… (More)