Budget Exhibits

Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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

Budget Exhibits

 

Contents

All-Purpose Table
Mechanism Tables
   Total Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
   Non-Patient Safety
   Patient Safety
Appropriation Language
Amounts Available for Obligation
Summary of Changes
Budget Authority by Activity
Budget Authority by Object Class
Salaries and Expenses
Significant Items
Authorizing Legislation
Appropriations History Table
 

 

All-Purpose Table (Dollars in Thousands)

Discretionary All-Purpose Table

ProgramFY 2006 Enacted1FY 2007FY 2008 President's Budget1
President's Budget1CR
Level1
Research on Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes (HCQO)Budget Authority$0$0$0$0
Public Health Service (PHS) Evaluation260,692260,692260,692271,564
Subtotal HCQO260,692260,692260,692271,564
Full Time Equivalents (FTEs)270277270277
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)Budget Authority00 0
PHS Evaluation55,30055,30055,30055,300
Subtotal MEPS55,30055,30055,30055,300
Program SupportBudget Authority0000
PHS Evaluation2,7002,7002,7002,700
Subtotal Program Support2,7002,7002,7002,700
FTEs22222222
SubtotalBudget Authority0000
PHS Evaluation318,692318,692318,692329,564
Total Program Level318,692318,692318,692329,564
FTEs292299292299

1. FY 2006 and FY 2007 have been made comparable to reflect a $3,000 transfer to the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Secretary (HHS/OS) in FY 2008 related to taps and assessments.

Note: CR = Continuing Resolution.

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Mechanism Table—Total AHRQ (Dollars in Thousands)

MechanismFY 2006
Actual
FY 2007
Continuing
Resolution
FY 2008
Budget Request
NumberDollarsNumberDollarsNumberDollars
Research GrantsNon-Competing19567,38312532,21615256,598
New & Competing15822,53017147,441579,647
Supplemental 182 500 500
Total, Research Grants35390,09529680,15720966,745
Contracts and Inter-Agency Agreements (IAAs) 116,339 124,016 144,719
MEPS 55,300 55,300 55,300
Total Contracts/IAAs 171,639 179,316 200,019
Research Management 56,940 58,219 62,800
Total, AHRQ 318,674 318,692 329,564

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Mechanism Table—Non-Patient Safety (Dollars in Thousands)

MechanismFY 2006
Actual
FY 2007
Continuing
Resolution
FY 2008
Budget Request
NumberDollarsNumberDollarsNumberDollars
Research GrantsNon-Competing8425,6248719,1918928,486
New & Competing13817,40810919,627423,706
Supplemental 182 500 500
Total, Research Grants22243,21419639,31813132,692
Contracts and IAAs 79,220 80,855 84,838
MEPS 55,300 55,300 55,300
Total Contracts/IAAs 134,520 136,155 140,138
Research Management 56,940 59,219 62,800
Total, AHRQ 234,674 234,692 235,630

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Mechanism Table—Patient Safety (Dollars in Thousands)

MechanismFY 2006
Actual
FY 2007
Continuing
Resolution
FY 2008
Budget Request
NumberDollarsNumberDollarsNumberDollars
Research GrantsNon-Competing11141,7593813,0256328,112
New & Competing205,1226227,814155,941
Supplemental 0   0
Total, Research Grants13146,88110040,8397834,053
Contracts and IAAs 37,119 43,161 59,881
MEPS 0   0
Total Contracts/IAAs 37,119 43,161 59,881
Research Management 0 0 0
Total, AHRQ 84,000 84,000 93,934

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Appropriation Language—Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Healthcare Research and Quality

For carrying out titles III and IX of the Public Health Service Act, and part A of Title XI of the Social Security Act, amounts received from Freedom of Information Act fees, reimbursable and interagency agreements, and the sale of data shall be credited to this appropriation and shall remain available until expended. Provided, That the amount made available pursuant to section 927(c) of the Public Health Service Act shall not exceed $329,564,000.

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Amounts Available for Obligation1

Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ObligationsFY 2006
Actual
FY 2007
Continuing
Resolution
FY 2008
Estimate
Appropriation: Annual$0$0$0
Reduction pursuant to Section 122 of P.L. 108-447$0$0$0
Subtotal, adjusted appropriation$0$0$0
Offsetting Collections from:
Federal funds pursuant to
Title IX of P.L. 102-410,
(Section 927(c) PHS Act)
HCQO$260,692,000$260,692,000$271,564,000
MEPS$55,300,000$55,300,000$55,300,000
Program Support$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
Subtotal, adjusted appropriation$318,692,000$318,692,000$329,564,000
Unobligated Balance Lapsing($14,000)------
Total obligations$318,678,000$318,692,000$329,564,000

1. Excludes the following amounts for reimbursements:
FY 2006: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for National Research Service Awards [NRSAs] and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2007: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for NRSAs and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2008: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for NRSAs and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).

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Summary of Changes

2007 Continuing Resolution: $0
(Obligations): ($318,692,000)

2008 Estimate: $0
(Obligations): ($329,564,000)

Net change: $0
(Obligations): ($ 10,872,000)

Changes2007 Current Budget BaseChange from Base
(FTE)Budget Authority(FTE)Budget Authority
IncreasesA. Built-in1. Within grade increases--
(--)
--
(38,625,000)
--
(--)
--
(+622,000)
2. Annualization of 2007 pay raise--
(--)
--
(38,625,000)
--
(--)
--
(+258,000)
3. January 2008 Pay Raise 3.0% --
(38,625,000)
--
(--)
--
(+898,000)
4. Two More Days of Pay --
(38,625,000)
--
(--)
--
(+297,000)
5. Rental payments to General Services Administration (GSA) --
(4,190,000)
--
(--)
--
(+94,000)
6. Inflation Costs on Other Objects  --
(--)
--
(+365,000)
Subtotal, Built-in  --
(--)
--
(+2,534,000)
B. Program1. Research on Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes increase Personalized Health Care Initiative--
(292)
--
(260,695,000)
--
(+7)
--
(+16,407,000)
Subtotal, Program  --
(+7)
--
(+16,047,000)
Total Increases  --
(+7)
--
(+18,581,000)
DecreasesA. Built-in1. Absorption of the build-in increases  --
(--)
--
(-2,534,000)
Subtotal, Built-in  --
(--)
--
(-2,534,000)
B. Program1. Research of Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes decrease in the Health Information Technology Initiative  --
(--)
--
(-5,165,000)
Subtotal, Program  --
(--)
--
(-5,165,000)
Total, Decreases  --
(--)
--
(- 7,709,000)
Net change, Budget Authority
   Net change, Obligations
  --
(7)
--
($10,872,000)

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Budget Authority (BA) by Activity (Dollars in Thousands)1

Activity2006 Actual2007 Continuing Resolution2008 Estimate
FTEAmountFTEAmountFTEAmount
1. Research on Health Costs, Quality, & Outcomes BA0000 0
    PHS Evaluation[270][260,678][270][260,692][277][271,564]
    Total Operational Level270260,678270260,692277271,564
2. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey BA-0-0-0
    PHS Evaluation-[55,300]-[55,300]-[55,300]
    Total Operational Level-55,300-55,300-55,300
3. Program Support BA-0-0-0
    PHS Evaluation[22][2,696][22][2,700][22][2,700]
    Total Operational Level222,696222,700222,700
Total, Budget Authority0000 0
Total PHS Evaluation[292][318,674][292][318,692][299][329,564]
Total Operations292318,674292318,692299329,564

1. Excludes the following amounts for reimbursements:
FY 2006: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for NRSAs and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2007: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for NRSAs and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2008: $27,441,000 ($7,608,000 for NRSAs and $19,833,000 for other reimbursements).

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Budget Authority by Object

Object Class2007 Continuing Resolution2008 EstimateIncrease or Decrease
Full-time equivalent employment292299+7
Full-time equivalent of overtime and holiday hours11--
Average SES salary$186,500$192,281+$5,781
Average GS grade12.712.7--
Average GS salary$80,123$82,607+$2,484
Personnel compensation:Full-time permanent0
(21,030,000)
0
(22,730,000)
0
(+1,700,000)
Other than full-time permanent0
(7,565,000)
0
(8,176,000)
0
(+611,000)
Other personnel compensation0
(890,000)
0
(962,000)
0
(+72,000)
Military Personnel0
(1,350,000)
0
(1,459,000)
0
(+109,000)
Civilian Personnel Benefits0
(6,985,000)
0
(7,550,000)
0
(+565,000)
Military Personnel Benefits0
(805,000)
0
(870,000)
0
(+65,000)
Benefits to Former Personnel0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
Subtotal Pay Costs0
(38,625,000)
0
(41,747,000)
0
(+3,122,000)
Travel and transportation of persons0
(819,000)
0
(837,000)
0
(+18,000)
Transportation of things0
(87,000)
0
(89,000)
0
(+2,000)
Rent, communications, and utilities:Rental payments to GSA0
(4,283,000)
0
(4,377,000)
0
(+94,000)
Rental payments to others0
(199,000)
0
(203,000)
0
(+4,000)
Communications, utilities, and miscellaneous charges0
(699,000)
0
(714,000)
0
(+15,000)
Printing and reproduction0
(1,074,000)
0
(1,098,000)
0
(+24,000)
Other Contractual Services:Other services0
(11,215,000)
0
(11,472,000)
0
(+257,000)
Purchases of Goods & Services from Other Government Agencies0
(28,668,000)
0
(28,668,000)
0
(-0)
Research and Development Contracts0
(153,151,000)
0
(171,351,000)
0
(+18,200,000)
Subtotal Other Contractual Services0
(193,034,000)
0
(211,491,000)
0
(+18,457,000)
Supplies and materials0
(552,000)
0
(564,000)
0
(+12,000)
Equipment0
(1,662,000)
0
(1,699,000)
0
(+37,000)
Grants, subsidies, and contributions0
(77,658,000)
0
(66,745,000)
0
(-10,913,000)
Subtotal Non-Pay Costs0
(280,067,000)
0
(287,817,000)
0
(+7,750,000)
Total budget authority by object class000
Total obligations by object class(318,692,000)(329,564,000)(10,872,000)

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Salaries and Expenses, Total Appropriation

Object ClassFY 2007 Continuing ResolutionFY 2007 EstimateIncrease or Decrease
Personnel compensation:Full-time permanent (11.1)$21,030,000$22,730,000+$1,700,000
Other than full-time permanent (11.3)$7,565,000$8,176,000+$611,000
Other personnel compensation (11.5)$890,000$962,000+$72,000
Military Personnel (11.7)$1,350,000$1,459,000+$109,000
Civilian Personnel Benefits (12.1)$6,985,000$7,550,000+$565,000
Military Personnel Benefits (12.2)$805,000$870,000+$65,000
Benefits to Former Employees (13.1)$0$0$0
   Subtotal Pay Costs$38,625,000$41,747,000+$3,122,000
Travel (21.0)$819,000$837,000+$18,000
Transportation of Things (22.0)$87,000$89,000+$2,000
Rental payments to others (23.2)$199,000$203,000+$4,000
Communications, utilities, and miscellaneous charges (23.3)$699,000$714,000+$15,000
Printing and reproduction$1,074,000$1,098,000+$24,000
Other Contractual Services:Other services (25.2)$10,239,000$10,475,000+$236,000
Operations and maintenance of equipment (25.7)$976,000$997,000$21,000
   Subtotal Other Contractual Services$11,215,000$11,472,000+$257,000
Supplies and materials (26.0)$552,000$564,000+$12,000
   Subtotal Non-Pay Costs$14,645,000$14,997,000+$332,000
Total Salaries and Expenses$53,270,000$56,724,000$3,454,000

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Current as of February 2007
Internet Citation: Budget Exhibits: Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification. February 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/budget/2008/exhib08.html