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The Fiscal Year 2003 President's
budget request for the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) incorporates the annual performance plan required
under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). The Fiscal Year 2003
performance goals and measures are detailed in AHRQ's performance plan and are
linked to both the budget and to the Strategic Plan of the Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS).
Select for the Full Text of AHRQ's Fiscal Year 2002 and 2003 performance plans (including the Summary of Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Report Results). Select to download print version of the full report (PDF File, 430 KB; PDF Help).
Performance targets in the plan depend partly on resource levels requested
in the President's budget and could change based on congressional appropriation
action. GPRA requires that HHS plans and budgets be accountable for program
results. The intent of the Act is to improve program performance by considering
performance information in decisionmaking and by involving our partners and
stakeholders in accomplishing program results.
Part 1. Agency Context for Performance Measurement
1.1. Overview of the Context of GPRA in AHRQ
1.2. Agency Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals
1.3. Organization, Programs, Operations, and Strategies
1.4. Partnerships and Coordination with Other Federal Agencies
1.5. Summary of Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Report: Accountability Through Performance Measurement
Part 2. Summary of AHRQ Performance Objectives
Current as of April 2002