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Justification of Budget Estimates for Appropriations Committees
Fiscal Year 2000

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General Statement

This Statement summarizes budget information submitted to Congress for fiscal year 2000 by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). Submitted as part of the budget for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Justification of Estimates for Appropriations Committees both provides background about AHCPR and lays out future priorities for it.


Mission Statement
Major Programs
   Health Costs, Quality, and Outcomes (HCQO)
   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
   Program Support
Fiscal Year 2000 Request—Closing the Gap
The AHCPR Portfolio: A Pipeline of Investment
Summary of Fiscal Year 2000 Priorities
   New Research on Priority Health Issues
   New Tools and Talent for a New Century
   Translating Research into Practice
Secretarial Initiatives
   Race and Health Disparities
   Long-term Care
   Violence Against Women
   Chronic Disease and Prevention
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Budget Policy

Current as of February 1999


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