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Online Performance Appendix: Introduction and Transmittal Letter

Budget Estimates for Appropriations Committees, Fiscal Year 2010

This appendix provides more detailed performance information for all HHS measures related to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's budget.

Introduction

This FY 2010 Online Performance Appendix is one of several documents that fulfill the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) performance planning and reporting requirements. HHS achieves full compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and Office of Management and Budget Circulars A-11 and A-136 through the HHS agencies' FY 2010 Congressional Justifications and Online Performance Appendices, the Agency Financial Report, and the HHS Citizens' Report. These documents are available at http://www.hhs.gov/budget/docbudget.htm.

The FY 2010 Congressional Justifications and accompanying Online Performance Appendices contain the updated FY 2008 Annual Performance Report and FY 2010 Annual Performance Plan. The Agency Financial Report provides fiscal and high-level performance results. The HHS Citizens' Report summarizes key past and planned performance and financial information.

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Transmittal Letter

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
HHS FY 2010 Online Performance Appendix
Data Quality Assurance Statement

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hereby publishes the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality component of the FY 2010 Online Performance Appendix, which features program performance data that have been provided by my Operating Division. As required by the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000, the Secretary of HHS will provide an assessment of the completeness and reliability of the performance data presented in this report. As part of this assessment, the Secretary will describe any material inadequacies in the accuracy, completeness, and reliability of the data and will identify actions that can be taken to resolve such inadequacies.

I recognize that the Secretary relies upon the assurances provided by my Operating Division in providing this assessment. To the best of my knowledge, the performance data reported by my Operating Division for inclusion in this FY 2010 Online Performance Appendix is accurate, complete, and reliable.

____________________________________             _______________
Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director                                           Date
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Page last reviewed May 2009
Internet Citation: Online Performance Appendix: Introduction and Transmittal Letter: Budget Estimates for Appropriations Committees, Fiscal Year 2010. May 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://archive.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/budget/2010/opa1.html

 

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