Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2016

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This document summarizes the operating plan for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for FY 2016 against FY 2015 actual expenditures.

Dollars in Millions

Activities FY 2015 FY 2016
Final Final
RESEARCH ON HEALTH COSTS, QUALITY, AND OUTCOMES (HCQO)
   Patient-Centered Health Research    
      Budget Authority 0.000 0.000
      PCORTF Transfer1 79.234 94.464
   US Preventive Services Task Force 11.590 11.649
   Health Information Technology 28.170 21.500
        Health IT to Improve Quality Grants (non‐add) 24.173 19.000
   Patient Safety 76.584 74.253
        Healthcare‐Associated Infections (non‐add) 34.000 37.253
        CARB Initiative (non‐add) 7.800 10.000
        Healthcare Delivery Systems Grants (non-add) 10.000 10.000
   Health Services Research, Data and Dissemination    
      Budget Authority 112.207 89.398
         Investigator-Initiated Research (non‐add) 46.123 47.398
         Non Investigator-Initiated Research (non‐add) 6.905 6.000
         Health Services Contracts/IAA (non‐add) 27.035 14.000
Subtotal, HCQO
   Budget Authority 228.551 196.800
   PCORTF Transfer 79.234 94.464
     Subtotal, HCQO Program Level 307.785 291.264
MEDICAL EXPENDITURE PANEL SURVEY
   Subtotal, MEPS 65.447 66.000
PROGRAM SUPPORT
   Subtotal, Program Support 69.700 71.200
Totals
   Budget Authority 363.698 334.000
   PCORTF Transfer 79.234 94.464
     Total Program Level 442.932 428.464

1. PCORTF is the abbreviation for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund. The amounts shown are post-sequester.

Page last reviewed February 2016
Internet Citation: Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2016. Content last reviewed February 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/operating-plan/index.html