Annual Surveys, Locations & Monthly Reporting Plans

Updated February 27, 2024

Annual Facility Surveys

At the beginning of each survey year, a new facility survey(s) must be completed to reflect data from the prior calendar year. For example, at the beginning of 2024, an acute care hospital completes a 2023 Annual Hospital Survey containing data from 2023.

Deadline: March 1st

After March 1st, facilities will not be able to  enter new monthly reporting plans until completion of the applicable survey(s).

Acute Care Hospitals

(includes general, acute care hospitals; critical access hospitals; oncology; orthopedic; pediatric; women’s; women’s and children’s; military; psychiatric; and Veterans Affairs)

Long-term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRF)

(includes free-standing facilities and CMS-certified inpatient rehabilitation units located within a hospital)

Updates and Training

NHSN Survey Data (Last 5 Years) – May 2022

Patient Safety Component Use of NHSN Annual Survey Data: Involvement in HAI SIR Models – May 2022

PSC Updates to the 2018 Annual Facility Survey

Guidance Documents


Annual Surveys FAQs