Online Performance Appendix

Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification, Fiscal

This appendix provides more detailed performance information for all HHS measures related to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's budget.

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Congressional Justification is one of several documents that fulfill the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS') performance planning and reporting requirements. These documents include the FY 2009 Congressional Justification and Online Performance Appendix.

AHRQ's Congressional Justification for FY 2009 fully integrates the FY 2007 Annual Performance Report and FY 2009 Annual Performance Plan into its volumes. The Congressional Justification is supplemented by the Online Performance Appendix. Where the Justification focuses on key performance measures and summarizes program results, the Appendix provides performance information that is more detailed for all HHS measures.
 

Contents

Introduction
Summary of Measures and Results Table
Performance Detail
   HCQO
     Comparative Effectiveness
     Prevention/Care Management
     Value
     Health Insurance Decision Tools (HIDT)
     Other Quality, Effectiveness and Efficiency Research
     Health Information Technology (IT)
     Patient Safety
   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
   Program Support
Program Performance Targets Exceeded or Not Met
Discussion of AHRQ Strategic Plan and Goals
Summary of Full Cost
List of Program Evaluations
   Evaluation of AHRQ's Children's Health Activities
   Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators
   Evaluation of AHRQ's Partnership for Quality Program
   Evaluation of a Learning Collaborative's Process and Effectiveness to Reduce Health Care Disparities Among Minority Populations
Discontinued Performance Measures Tables
Data Source and Validation
Target vs. Actual Performance: Measures with Slight Differences

Fiscal Year 2008 Annual Performance Report (PDF File, 390 KB; Plugin Software Help)

Current as of February 2008
Internet Citation: Online Performance Appendix: Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification, Fiscal . February 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/about/mission/budget/2009/opa.html