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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Detail of Performance Analysis Table

Cost, Organization, and Socio-Economics Portfolio

Performance Measure FY Targets Actual Performance Reference*

By 2010, in at least 5 cases, public or private health care policymakers and decisionmakers will have used AHRQ findings or tools in the area of:

  • System and delivery improvement, payment and purchasers, and/or market forces to make decisions designed to improve quality, effectiveness, and/or efficiency of health care by 5%.
  • Financing, access, costs, and coverage to make decisions designed to improve the efficiency of the U.S. health care system while maintaining or improving quality, and/or improving access to care or reducing any existing disparities.

Outcome—Efficiency

FY 2006:
Develop and enhance mechanisms to disseminate and assist with implementation of findings to health care public policymakers, systems leadership, purchasers/employers, and health services researchers.
Conduct or support 15 new projects on research related to financing, access, costs, or coverage and complete a new synthesis of research in significant area of financing, access, costs, or coverage that is disseminated to health care policymakers.

FY 2005:
Conduct or support 12 new projects related to system and delivery improvement, payment and purchasers, and/or market forces.
Conduct or support 15 new projects related to financing, access, cost, or coverage.
Complete a synthesis of research in a significant area of system and delivery improvement, payment and purchasers, and/or market forces.
Complete a synthesis of research in a significant area of financing, access, cost, or coverage

 

SG-6

* SG = Strategic Goal

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