Second Amendment to the Charter
National Advisory Council for Health Care Policy, Research, and Evaluation
The Council shall advise the Secretary and Administrator through recommendations regarding priorities for a national agenda and strategy for:
- conduct of research, demonstration projects, and evaluations with respect to health care, including clinical practice and primary care;
- development and application of appropriate health care technology assessments;
- development and periodic review and updating of guidelines for clinical practice, standards of quality, performance measures, and medical review criteria with respect to health care; and
- conduct of research on outcomes of health care services and procedures.
Subcouncil on Outcomes and Guidelines
The Subcouncil on Outcomes and Guidelines is deleted in its entirety.
APPROVED: January 20, 1995, and signed by Donna E. Shalala.