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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research 
and Quality

AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces a meeting of the 
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014, from 8:30 
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Eisenberg Conference Center, 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, 
Rockville, Maryland 20850.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, Designated Management 
Official, at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 
Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850, (301) 427-1456. For press-
related information, please contact Alison Hunt at (301) 427-1244.
    If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation 
for a disability is needed, please contact the Food and Drug 
Administration (FDA) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and 
Diversity Management on (301) 827-4840, no later than Friday, March 21, 
2014. The agenda, roster, and minutes are available from Ms. Bonnie 
Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Agency for Healthcare Research 
and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Ms. 
Campbell's phone number is (301) 427-1554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Purpose

    The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality 
is authorized by Section 941 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 
U.S.C. 299c. In accordance with its statutory mandate, the Council is 
to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services 
and the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), on 
matters related to AHRQ's conduct of its mission including providing 
guidance on (A) priorities for health care research, (B) the field of 
health care research including training needs and information 
dissemination on health care quality and (C) the role of the Agency in 
light of private sector activity and opportunities for public private 
partnerships.
    The Council is composed of members of the public, appointed by the 
Secretary, and Federal ex-officio members specified in the authorizing 
legislation.

II. Agenda

    On Friday, April 4, 2014, there will be a subcommittee meeting for 
the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report scheduled to 
begin at 7:30 a.m. The subcommittee meeting is open the public. The 
Council meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m., with the call to order by 
the Council Chair and approval of previous Council summary notes. The 
meeting is open to the public. The meeting will begin with the AHRQ 
Director presenting an update on current research, programs, and 
initiatives. Following the Director's Update, the agenda will include 
an update from the subcommittee on Strategic Direction, an update on 
Health Insurance Coverage Expansion and a discussion on Delivery System 
Reform. The final agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web site at 
www.AHRQ.gov no later than Friday, March 28, 2014.

    Dated: February 26, 2014.
Richard Kronick,
AHRQ Director.
[FR Doc. 2014-05353 Filed 3-11-14; 8:45 am]
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