Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This document summarizes the operating plan for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for FY 2014 against FY 2013 actual expenditures.

Dollars in Millions

Activities FY 2013 2014
RESEARCH ON HEALTH COSTS, QUALITY, AND OUTCOMES (HCQO)
   Patient Safety 66.584 71.584
      PHS Act Sec. 933 Grants1 0.000 5.000
      Patient Safety—Other 66.584 66.584
   Health Services Research, Data and Dissemination 111.072 111.072
      Investigator-Initiated Research2 46.698 45.882
      Health Services Research, Data and Dissemination—Other 64.374 65.190
   Health Information Technology 25.572 29.572
      Safe Health Information Technology Practices3 0.000 4.000
      Health Information Technology—Other 25.572 25.572
   Prevention/Care Management 25.747 22.904
      PHS Evaluation Fund 19.282 15.904
      USPSTF—ACA Funds—Prevention and Public Health Fund 6.465 7.000
   Value Research 3.730 3.252
   Patient-Centered Health Research 67.701 92.800
      PHS Evaluation Fund 10.000 0.000
      ACA Funds—PCORTF Transfer 57.701 92.800
Subtotals, HCQO
   Budget Authority 0.000 0.000
   PHS Evaluation 236.240 231.384
      ACA Funds—Prevention and Public Health Fund 6.465 7.000
      ACA Funds—PCORTF Transfer 57.701 92.800
   Subtotal, HCQO Program Level 300.406 331.184
MEDICAL EXPENDITURE PANEL SURVEY
   Budget Authority 0.000 0.000
   PHS Evaluation 60.700 63.811
   Subtotal, MEPS 60.700 63.811
PROGRAM SUPPORT
   Budget Authority 0.000 0.000
   PHS Evaluation 68.422 68.813
   Subtotal, Program Support 68.422 68.813
SUBTOTAL
   Budget Authority 0.000 0.000
   PHS Evaluation 365.362 364.008
      ACA Funds—Prevention and Public Health Fund 6.465 7.000
      ACA Funds—PCORTF Transfer 57.701 92.800
Total Program Level 429.528 463.808

1. The FY 2014 Omnibus appropriations report specifies that "Within the total for the Patient Safety portfolio, the agreement provides $5,000,000 for research grants authorized by section 933 of the PHS Act as proposed in Senate Report 113-71."

2. The FY 2014 Omnibus appropriations report specifies that within the total for Health Services Research, Data and Dissemination portfolio, the agreement provides $45,882,000 for investigator-initiated research.

3. The FY 2014 Omnibus appropriations report specifies that "Within the total for the Health IT portfolio, the agreement provides $4,000,000 for research on the impact of health IT on patient safety, as proposed in Senate Report 113-71."

Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2014: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/operating-plan/index.html