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Fiscal Year 2004

The Accountability Report for fiscal year (FY) 2004 for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) describes its key program and financial management activities and highlights its accomplishments.

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Part 1. AHRQ Activities and Accomplishments, FY 2004

Chapter 1. Health Care in America
   AHRQ: Advancing Excellence in Health Care
   Role and Mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
   AHRQ's Customers
Chapter 2. AHRQ's Research Portfolio
   Opportunities for Research
   Building the Research Infrastructure
   Ongoing Research
Chapter 3. From Research to Results
   Partnerships and Coordination
   Translating Research Into Practice
   Integrated Delivery System Research Network
   Improving Primary Care through Practice-Based Research Networks
   Monitoring the Nation's Health Care Safety Net
Chapter 4. Areas of Special Interest
   System Capacity and Bioterrorism
   HIV/AIDS in the United States
   Promoting Evidence-Based Policy and Practice
   National Reports on Health Care Quality and Disparities
Chapter 5. Research on Health Care for Priority Populations
   Health Care for the Elderly, Minorities, Women, and Children
      Elderly Health
      Minority Health
      Women's Health
      Children's Health
      Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CHIRI™)
Chapter 6. AHRQ Strategic Goals
   Goal 1. Safety and Quality of Care
   Goal 2. Efficiency
   Goal 3. Effectiveness
Chapter 7. Strategic Goals and Performance Planning
   Portfolios of Work

Part 2. Financial Management

Financial Statements
   Consolidated Balance Sheet
   Gross Cost and Exchange Revenue
   Consolidated Statement of Changes in Net Position
   Combined Statement of Budgetary Resources
   Consolidated Statement of Financing
Notes to Financial Statements
   Note 1. Significant Accounting Policies
   Note 2. Fund Balance with Treasury
   Note 3. Accounts Receivable, Net
   Note 4. General Property, Plant, and Equipment, Net
   Note 5. Accrued Grant Liability
   Note 6. Other Liabilities
   Note 7. Obligations Related to Cancelled Appropriations

AHRQ Publication No. 05-0019
Current as of October 2005


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