Research Policies

Policies and procedures, agency requests, and notices published in the Federal Register and NIH Guide.

Funding Opportunities Announcement Guidance

This page contains AHRQ policy information and guidance about procedures related to grants.

AHRQ Grants Policy Notices

Policy notices inform applicants about current and changing grant policies and procedures.

AHRQ Informed Consent & Authorization Toolkit for Minimal Risk Research

This toolkit contains information for people responsible for ensuring that potential research subjects are informed in a manner consistent with medical ethics and regulatory guidelines.

HHS Grants Policy Statement

The HHS Grants Policy Statement compiles the salient features of policies and various policy issues and applies to budget periods with start dates on or after October 1, 2006.

Federal Regulations & Authorities

AHRQ programs are described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.

Federal Register Notices

Federal Register notices related to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Web site products and requests.

Public Access to Federally Funded Research

This document is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ's) plan for establishing a policy for public access to scientific publications and scientific data in digital format resulting from AHRQ funding.

Internet Citation: Research Policies. Content last reviewed May 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.