HOS

Health Outcomes Survey (HOS)

Medicare HOS is a patient-reported outcomes measure. 

The goal is use the survey information to improve quality activities and resources; monitor Health Plan performance and rewarding Plans.  Medicare members are randomly selected by a contracted vender to field the survey.

  • Baseline Survey (initial member self-assessment)
  • Survey asked patient how they perceived their current mental and physical health status.
  • Follow-up Survey (2 year follow-up survey on same members)
  • Same members are surveyed to ask patient how they perceived their mental and physical health status.