Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2018

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This document summarizes the operating plan for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for FY 2018.

Dollars in Millions

Activities FY 2017 FY 2018
Final Final
RESEARCH ON HEALTH COSTS, QUALITY, AND OUTCOMES (HCQO)
   Patient-Centered Health Research    
      Budget Authority - -
      Patient Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Transfer 92.15 99.82
   US Preventive Services Task Force 11.33 11.65
   Health Information Technology 16.50 16.50
        Health IT to Improve Quality Grants (non‐add) 14.50 14.50
   Patient Safety 70.01 70.28
        Healthcare‐Associated Infections (non‐add) 36.00 36.00
        Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (non‐add) 10.00 10.00
        Healthcare Delivery Systems Grants (non-add) 10.00 10.00
   Health Services Research, Data and Dissemination    
      Budget Authority 88.73 94.28
         Investigator-Initiated Research (non‐add) 46.73 52.93
         Health Services Contracts/IAA (non‐add) 14.00 14.00
Subtotal, HCQO
   Budget Authority 186.57 192.71
   Patient Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund 92.15 99.82
     Subtotal, HCQO Program Level Transfer 279.23 292.53
MEDICAL EXPENDITURE PANEL SURVEY1
   Subtotal, MEPS 65.84 69.99
PROGRAM SUPPORT1
         Health Services and Primary Care Research Study - 1.00
   Subtotal, Program Support 70.82 71.30
Totals
   Budget Authority 323.23 334.00
   Patient Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Transfer 92.15 99.82
     Total Program Level 415.38 433.82

1. This plan reflects the levels specified in the AHRQ section of the Explanatory Statement regarding the final Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.  The amounts identified in the table at the back of the Labor/HHS section of that Statement differ from the more detailed directions provided in the body of the Statement.

Page last reviewed May 2018
Page originally created February 2015
Internet Citation: Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 2018. Content last reviewed May 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/operating-plan/index.html