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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Budget Exhibits

Contents

All-Purpose Table
Mechanism Tables
   Total AHRQ
   Patient Safety
   Non-Patient Safety
Appropriations Language
Summary of Changes
Budget Authority by Activity
Budget Authority by Object
Salaries and Expenses, Total Appropriation
Significant Items
Authorizing Legislation
Appropriations History Table

All-Purpose Table, FY 2007 Budget Submission (Dollars in Thousands)

Program FY 2005 Enacted FY 2006 Appropriation FY 2007 Estimate
Research on Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes (HCQO) Budget Authority $0 $0 $0
PHS Evaluation 260,695 260,695 260,695
Subtotal HCQO 260,695 260,695 260,695
FTEs 264 273 277
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Budget Authority 0 0 0
PHS Evaluation 55,300 55,300 55,300
Subtotal MEPS 55,300 55,300 55,300
Program Support Budget Authority 0 0 0
PHS Evaluation 2,700 2,700 2,700
Subtotal Program Support 2,700 2,700 2,700
FTEs 22 22 22
Subtotal Budget Authority 0 0 0
PHS Evaluation 318,695 318,695 318,695
Total Program Level 318,695 318,695 318,695
FTEs 286 295 299

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Mechanism Table—Total AHRQ (Dollars in Thousands)

 FY 2005 ActualFY 2006 Appropriation FY 2007 Budget Request
Number Dollars Number Dollars Number Dollars
Research Grants Non-Competing 201 73,726 186 66,758 154 32,021
New & Competing 119 17,056 142 22,194 215 44,941
Supplemental   1,000   500   500
Total, Research Grants 320 91,782 328 89,452 369 77,462
Contracts and IAAs   116,745   115,733   125,258
MEPS   55,300   55,300   55,300
Total Contracts/IAAs   172,045   171,033   180,558
Research Management   54,852   58,210   60,675
Total, AHRQ   318,679   318,695   318,695

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Mechanism Table—Patient Safety (Dollars in Thousands)

 FY 2005 ActualFY 2006 Appropriation FY 2007 Budget Request
Number Dollars Number Dollars Number Dollars
Research Grants Non-Competing 80 35,168 105 41,905 25 10,477
New & Competing 34 12,145 6 2,434 62 27,814
Supplemental   0   0   0
Total, Research Grants 114 47,313 111 44,339 87 38,291
Contracts and IAAs   48,205   39,661   45,709
MEPS   0   0   0
Total Contracts/IAAs   48,205   39,661   45,709
Research Management   0   0   0
Total   95,518   84,000   84,000

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Mechanism Table—Non-Patient Safety (Dollars in Thousands)

 FY 2005 ActualFY 2006 Appropriation FY 2007 Budget Request
Number Dollars Number Dollars Number Dollars
Research Grants Non-Competing 121 38,558 81 24,853 129 21,544
New & Competing 85 4,911 136 19,760 153 17,127
Supplemental   1,000   500   500
Total, Research Grants 206 44,469 217 45,113 282 39,171
Contracts and IAAs   68,540   76,072   79,549
MEPS   55,300   55,300   55,300
Total Contracts/IAAs   123,840   131,372   134,849
Research Management   54,852   58,210   60,675
Total   223,161   234,695   234,695

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Appropriations Language

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Healthcare Research and Quality

For carrying out Titles III and IX of the Public Health Service Act, and part A of Title XI of the Social Security Act, amounts received from Freedom of Information Act fees, reimbursable and interagency agreements, and the sale of data shall be credited to this appropriation and shall remain available until expended. Provided that the amount made available pursuant to section 927(c) of the Public Health Service Act shall not exceed $318,695,000. [That not more than $50,000,000 of these funds shall be for the development of scientific evidence that supports the implementation and evaluation of health care information technology systems.]

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Summary of Changes

2006 Enacted: $ -0-
(Obligations): (318,695,000)

2007 Estimate: $ -0-
(Obligations): (318,695,000)

Net change: $ -0-
(Obligations): (-0-)

Item 2006 Current Budget Base Change from Base Budget
(FTE) Budget Authority (FTE) Budget Authority
Increases A. Built-in 1. Within grade increases -
(-)
-
(38,218,000)
-
(-)
-
(+680,000)
2. Annualization of 2006 pay raise -
(-)
-
(38,218,000)
-
(-)
-
(+296,000)
3. January 2007 Comm Corp Pay Raise 2.2% -
(-)
-
(38,218,000)
-
(-)
-
(+631,000)
4. Rental payments to GSA -
(-)
-
(4,190,000)
-
(-)
-
(+93,000)
5. Inflation Costs on Other Objects     -
(-)
-
(+115,000)
Subtotal, Built-in     -
(-)
-
(+1,815,000)
B. Program 1. Research on Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes -
(273)
-
(260,695,000)
-
(+4)
-
(+650,000)
Subtotal, Program     -
(+4)
-
(+650,000)
Total Increases    -
(+4)
-
(+2,465,000)
Decreases A. Built-in 1. Absorption of the build-in increases     -
(-)
-
(-1,815,000)
Subtotal, Built-in     -
(-)
-
(-1,815,000)
B. Program 1. Research on Health Costs, Quality and Outcomes
   Program reduction to the Effectiveness Strategic Plan Goal
    -
(-)
-
(-650,000)
Total, Decreases     -
(-)
-
(- 2,465,000)
Net change, Budget Authority
   Net change, Obligations
    -
(-)
-
(-)

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Budget Authority by Activity (Dollars in Thousands)1

Program 2005 Actual 2006 Final Appropriation 2007 Estimate
FTE Amount FTE Amount FTE Amount
1. Research on Health Costs, Quality, & Outcomes BA 0 $0 0 $0   0
PHS Evaluation [264] [260,678] [273] [260,695] [277] [260,695]
Total Operational Level 264 260,678 273 260,695 277 260,695
2. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey BA - $0 - $0 - 0
PHS Evaluation - [55,300] - [55,300] - [55,300]
Total Operational Level - 55,300 - 55,300 - 55,300
3. Program Support BA - 0 - 0 - 0
PHS Evaluation [22] [2,700] [22] [2,700] [22] [2,700]
Total Operational Level 22 2,700 22 2,700 22 2,700
Total, Budget Authority 0 0 0 0   0
Total PHS Evaluation [286] [318,678] [295] [318,695] [299] [318,695]
Total Operations 286 318,678 295 318,695 299 318,695

1 Excludes the following amounts for reimbursements:

FY 2005: $22,546,000 ($7,615,000 for NRSAs and $14,931,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2006: $22,546,000 ($7,615,000 for NRSAs and $14,931,000 for other reimbursements).
FY 2007: $22,546,000 ($7,615,000 for NRSAs and $14,931,000 for other reimbursements).

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Budget Authority by Object

Object Class 2006 Appropriation 2007 Estimate Increase or Decrease
Full-time equivalent employment 295 299 +4
Full-time equivalent of overtime and holiday hours 1 1 -
Average SES salary $181,990 $185,994 +$4,004
Average GS grade 12.6 12.6 -
Average GS salary $75,887 $77,557 +$1,670
Personnel compensation: Full-time permanent 0
(21,677,000)
0
(22,899,000)
0
(+1,222,000)
Other than full-time permanent 0
(6,842,000)
0
(7,228,000)
0
(+386,000)
Other personnel compensation 0
(817,000)
0
(863,000)
0
(+46,000)
Military Personnel 0
(1,296,000)
0
(1,369,000)
0
(+73,000)
Civilian Personnel Benefits 0
(6,879,000)
0
(7,267,000)
0
(+388,000)
Military Personnel Benefits 0
(707,000)
0
(747,000)
0
(+40,000)
Benefits to Former Personnel 0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
Subtotal Pay Costs 0
(38,218,000)
0
(40,373,000)
0
(+2,155,000)
Travel and transportation of persons 0
(801,000)
0
(819,000)
0
(+18,000)
Transportation of things 0
(85,000)
0
(87,000)
0
(+2,000)
Rent, communications, and utilities: Rental payments to GSA 0
(4,190,000)
0
(4,283,000)
0
(+93,000)
Rental payments to others 0
(195,000)
0
(199,000)
0
(+4,000)
Communications, utilities, and miscellaneous charges 0
(684,000)
0
(699,000)
0
(+15,000)
Printing and reproduction 0
(1,051,000)
0
(1,074,000)
0
(+23,000)
Other Contractual Services: Other services 0
(10,867,000)
0
(10,975,000)
0
(+108,000)
Purchases of Goods & Services from Other Government Agencies 0
(27,603,000)
0
(28,668,000)
0
(+1,065,000)
Research and Development Contracts 0
(143,430,000)
0
(151,890,000)
0
(+8,460,000)
Subtotal Other Contractual Services 0
(181,900,000)
0
(191,533,000)
0
(+9,633,000)
Supplies and materials 0
(528,000)
0
(540,000)
0
(+12,000)
Equipment 0
(1,591,000)
0
(1,626,000)
0
(+35,000)
Grants, subsidies, and contributions 0
(89,452,000)
0
(77,462,000)
0
(-11,990,000)
Subtotal Non-Pay Costs 0
(280,477,000)
0
(278,322,000)
0
(-2,155,000)
Total budget authority by object class 0 0 0
Total obligations by object class (318,695,000) (318,695,000) (0)

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Salaries and Expenses, Total Appropriation

Object Class FY 2006 Appropriation FY 2007 Estimate Increase or Decrease
Personnel compensation: Full-time permanent (11.1) $21,677,000 $22,899,000 +$1,222,000
Other than full-time permanent (11.3) $6,842,000 $7,228,000 +$386,000
Other personnel compensation (11.5) $817,000 $863,000 +$46,000
Military Personnel (11.7) $1,296,000 $1,369,000 +$73,000
Civilian Personnel Benefits (12.1) $6,879,000 $7,267,000 +$388,000
Military Personnel Benefits (12.2) $707,000 $747,000 +$40,000
Benefits to Former Employees (13.1) $0 $0 $-0
   Subtotal Pay Costs $38,218,000 $40,373,000 +$2,155,000
Travel (21.0) $801,000 $818,000 +$17,000
Transportation of Things (22.0) $85,000 $87,000 +$2,000
Rental payments to others (23.2) $195,000 $199,000 +$4,000
Communications, utilities, and miscellaneous charges (23.3) $684,000 $699,000 +$15,000
Printing and reproduction $1,051,000 $1,074,000 +$23,000
Other Contractual Services: Other services (25.2) $9,933,000 $10,020,000 +$87,000
Operations and maintenance of equipment (25.7) $934,000 $955,000 $21,000
   Subtotal Other Contractual Services $10,867,000 $10,975,000 +$108,000
Supplies and materials (26.0) $528,000 $540,000 +$12,000
   Subtotal Non-Pay Costs $14,211,000 $14,392,000 +$181,000
Total Salaries and Expenses $52,429,000 $54,765,000 $2,336,000

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