Supplementary Material

Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

This statement summarizes budget information submitted to Congress by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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Detail of Full-time Equivalent Employment (FTE)
Detail of Positions
New Positions Requested, FY 2007
Performance Budget Crosswalk
Summary of Full Cost

 

Detail of Full-time Equivalent Employment (FTE)

Office or Center2006 Actual2007 Estimate2008 Request
Office of the Director (OD)191919
Office of Performance Accountability, Resources and Technology (OPART)545454
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations (OEREP)333333
Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships (CP3)272727
Center for Outcomes and Evidence (COE)303033
Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets (CDOM)262626
Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends (CFACT)494949
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS)232325
Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer (OCKT)313133
Total292292299

Average GS Grade

2004: 12.8
2005: 12.6
2006: 12.7
2007: 12.7
2008: 12.7

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Detail of Positions

Position Levels2006 Actual2007 Estimate2008 Request
Executive Level I000
Executive Level II000
Executive Level III000
Executive Level IV000
Executive Level V000
   Subtotal000
   Total Executive Level Salaries$0$0$0
Total—SES444
Total—SES Salaries$ 182,485$ 186,500$ 192,281
GS-15505154
GS-14525151
GS-13454646
GS-12192125
GS-11131212
GS-10222
GS-9121212
GS-8777
GS-7141515
GS-6522
GS-5333
GS-4000
GS-3111
GS-2000
GS-1000
   Subtotal223223230
Average GS grade12.712.712.7
Average GS salary$78,055$80,123$82,607

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New Positions Requested — FY 2008

Research on Health Costs, Quality, & Outcomes (HCQO)GradeNumberAnnual
Salary
Medical OfficerGS-151$113,784
Medical OfficerGS-151$113,784
Medical OfficerGS-151$113,784
Health Science AdministratorGS-121$68,837
Health Science AdministratorGS-121$68,837
Health Science AdministratorGS-121$68,837
Health Science AdministratorGS-121$68,837
Total 7$616,700

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Performance Budget Crosswalk (Dollars in Thousands)

Performance Program—Strategic Goal AreaBudget ActivityFY 2006
Enacted
FY 2007
Continuing Resolution
FY 2008
Request Level
Safety/QualityHCQO$167,177$169,002$178,002
MEPS$0$0$0
PS$0$0$0
Subtotal$167,177$169,002$178,002
Efficiency (HCQO; MEPS)HCQO$16,500$17,421$18,081
MEPS$55,300$55,300$55,300
PS$0$0$0
Subtotal$71,800$72,721$73,381
EffectivenessHCQO$77,015$74,269$75,481
MEPS$0$0$0
PS$0$0$0
Subtotal$77,015$74,269$75,481
Organizational ExcellenceHCQO$0$0$0
MEPS$0$0$0
PS$2,700$2,700$2,700
Subtotal$2,700$2,700$2,700
Agency Total Request $318,692$318,692$329,564

HCQO = Healthcare Cost, Quality and Outcomes
MEPS = Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys
PS = Program Support

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Summary of Full Cost

Internally, AHRQ has coded its funded activities to our strategic goal areas as well as our portfolios of work. This has been a major undertaking on the part of our planning/budget staff. The following table, along with our crosswalk table, array our funding based on our internal management coding.

Summary of Full Cost of Performance Program Stategic Goal Areas (Dollars in Millions)

Performance Program—
Strategic Goal Area
FY 2006 EnactedFY 2007
Continuing Resolution
FY 2008
Request Level
Safety/Quality$167.2$169.0$178.0
Efficiency$71.8$72.7$73.4
Effectiveness$77.0$74.3$75.5
Organizational Excellence$2.7$2.7$2.7
Agency Total Full Cost$318.7$318.7$329.6

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Current as of February 2007
Internet Citation: Supplementary Material: Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification. February 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/about/mission/budget/2008/supp08.html