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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Exhibit AA. Performance Measurement Linkages

The AHRQ portfolios and strategic goal areas are aligned with the Agency's three budget lines:

  1. Research on Health Care Costs, Quality, and Outcomes.
  2. Medical Panel Expenditure Surveys.
  3. Program Support.

Agency programs are funded within the first two budget lines. Agency Strategic Goal areas group activities that are currently being funded by the agency. The following table portrays the alignment of the agency portfolios of work and associated performance measures to our three budget lines.

AHRQ Strategic Goal Areas Budget Lines
Research on Health Care Cost,
Quality and Outcome (HCQO)
Medical Expenditures Panel Survey Program Support
Safety/Quality X    
Efficiency   X  
Effectiveness X    
Organizational Excellence     X

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