Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
Document Number: 2019-20303
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2019-20218
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
Common Formats for Patient Safety Data Collection
Document Number: 2019-19598
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
As authorized by the Secretary of HHS, AHRQ coordinates the development of sets of common definitions and reporting formats (Common Formats or formats) for reporting on health care quality and patient safety. The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of the Common Formats for Nursing Home Version 1.0
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment for Healthcare Quality Support, LLC (P0050); Premier Patient Safety Organization (P0054); QA STATS LLC (P0140); Securus Medica, LLC (P0053); Vascular Study Group Patient Safety Organization, LLC (P0080); and Washington State Patient Safety Organization (P0060)
Document Number: 2019-19581
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ accepted a notification of proposed voluntary relinquishment from Healthcare Quality Support, LLC (P0050); Premier Patient Safety Organization (P0054); QA STATS LLC (P0140); Securus Medica, LLC (P0053); Vascular Study Group Patient Safety Organization, LLC (P0080); and Washington State Patient Safety Organization PSO (P0060), of their PSO status and delisted the PSOs accordingly, but did not previously publish notices of their delisting in the Federal Register.
Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2019-18928
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The subcommittees listed below are part of AHRQ's Health Services Research Initial Review Group Committee. Grant applications are to be reviewed and discussed at these meetings. Each subcommittee meeting will commence in open session before closing to the public for the duration of the meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-18113
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Outcome Measure Harmonization and Data Infrastructure for Patient Centered Outcomes Research in Depression.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-17652
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-16
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Systematic Review Data Repository.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 14, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. There were no substantive comments received by AHRQ. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-17398
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Safety Program in Perinatal Care (SPPC)II Demonstration Project.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2019, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-17001
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reapprove the proposed information collection project: ``Medical Expenditure Panel SurveyInsurance Component.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16043
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-29
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Embedded Research in Care Delivery Systems.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-15986
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-29
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluating and Implementing the Six Building Blocks Team Approach to Improve Opioid Management in Primary Care.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 12, 2019, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive any substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2019-15140
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-17
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-14770
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed changes to the currently approved information collection project: ``Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component and the MEPS Medical Provider Component.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-14365
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Survey Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 19th, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment for QA to QI LLC
Document Number: 2019-14215
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from QA to QI LLC, PSO number P0091, of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Common Formats for Patient Safety Data Collection
Document Number: 2019-13661
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
As authorized by the Secretary of HHS, AHRQ coordinates the development of common definitions and reporting formats (Common Formats or formats) for reporting on health care quality and patient safety. The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of Common Formats for SurveillanceHospital Version 0.3 Beta for public review and comment.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on End-Stage Renal Disease in the Medicare Population
Document Number: 2019-12650
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on End-stage Renal Disease in the Medicare Population, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12636
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-17
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ is re-issuing this Request for Information to extend the date for receipt of comments. AHRQ invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) to inform potential revisions to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Health Plan Survey 5.0. The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS[supreg]) Health Plan Survey 5.0 is one of the CAHPS family of surveys that assess patients' experiences with health care providers, in different settings, and with health plans. The CAHPS surveys cover topics that are important to patients and that they are best able to assess, such as the communication with providers and access to health care services. This RFI requests public comment regarding (1) the relevance and validity of the questions on CAHPS Health Plan Survey 5.0 (the Survey), and (2) any user concerns about revisions to the Survey.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12606
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Systematic Review Data Repository.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection.
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality: Request for Nominations for Members
Document Number: 2019-12323
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (the Council) is to advise the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with respect to activities proposed or undertaken to carry out AHRQ's statutory mission. AHRQ produces evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. Seven current members' terms will expire in November 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12312
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Comparative Database.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 19, 2019, and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12306
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``The AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-11949
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Online Submission Form for Supplemental Evidence and Data for Systematic Reviews for the Evidence-based Practice Center Program.'' In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2019 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Correction
Document Number: 2019-11289
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality published a document in the Federal Register of May 20, 2019 concerning the impact and use of Evidence-based Practice Center (ECP) Program evidence reviews. This document contained an incorrect deadline date.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-11241
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is announcing a Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on AHRQ-HS-19-002, ``Using Data Analytics to Support Primary Care and Community Interventions to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Management and Population Health (R18).''
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-11240
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is announcing a Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on AHRQ-HS-19-003, ``AHRQ Health Services Research Project: Partners Enabling Diagnostic Excellence (R01).''
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10452
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is announcing a Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on AHRQ-HS-19-001, ``Patient Safety Learning Laboratories (2019): Pursuing Safety in Diagnosis and Treatment at the Intersection of Design, Systems Engineering, and Health Services Research (R18).''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-10451
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) requests public comments about the impact and use of Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program evidence reviews. Members of the public include health care delivery organizations, guideline developers, payers, quality measure developers, research funders, and other organizations, including patient organizations, that have used AHRQ EPC evidence reviews.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-09855
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) to inform potential revisions to the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Health Plan Survey 5.0. The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS[supreg]) Health Plan Survey 5.0 is one of the CAHPS family of surveys that assess patients' experiences with health care providers, in different settings, and with health plans. The CAHPS surveys cover topics that are important to patients and that they are best able to assess, such as the communication with providers and access to health care services. This RFI requests public comment regarding the relevance and validity of the questions on CAHPS Health Plan Survey 5.0 (the Survey), and any user concerns about revisions to the Survey.
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From the AABB Center for Patient Safety
Document Number: 2019-09788
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from the AABB Center for Patient Safety, PSO number P0032, of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-08766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Safety Program in Perinatal Care (SPPC)-II Demonstration Project.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-08765
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed updates to the currently approved information collection project: ``Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07303
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Evaluating and Implementing the Six Building Blocks Team Approach to Improve Opioid Management in Primary Care.''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Skin Substitutes for Treating Chronic Wounds
Document Number: 2019-07302
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Skin Substitutes for Treating Chronic Wounds, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Document Number: 2019-06417
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-03
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-06193
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve a revision and to extend the time period of the proposed information collection project ``The AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-06192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-01
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Online Submission Form for Supplemental Evidence and Data for Systematic Reviews for the Evidence-based Practice Center Program.''
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization
Document Number: 2019-05150
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from the Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization, PSO number P0163, of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Opioid Treatments for Chronic Pain
Document Number: 2019-05145
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Opioid Treatments for Chronic Pain, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05144
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Child Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (Child HCAHPS) Survey Database.'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 7th, 2018, and allowed 60 days for public comments. AHRQ received and responded to one substantive comment from a member of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Noninvasive Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Chronic Pain
Document Number: 2019-05143
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Noninvasive Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Chronic Pain, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Nonopioid Pharmacologic Treatments for Chronic Pain
Document Number: 2019-05142
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Nonopioid Pharmacologic Treatments for Chronic Pain, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05141
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project ``Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Survey Database.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-05140
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture Comparative Database.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03734
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-04
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ``Online Application Order Form for Products from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).'' This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 18, 2018 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ received no substantive comments from members of the public. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03383
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is announcing a Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on Conference Grants (R13).
Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-03382
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-27
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is announcing a Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting on AHRQ-HS-18-002, ``Screening and Management of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care: Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Evidence (R18).''
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Systematic Review Update
Document Number: 2019-02985
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-21
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Systematic Review Update, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
Solicitation for Nominations for Members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Document Number: 2019-02643
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) invites nominations of individuals qualified to serve as members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment From Healthcare Improvement, Inc. PSO
Document Number: 2019-02642
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Final Rule (Patient Safety Rule) authorizes AHRQ, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, to list as a patient safety organization (PSO) an entity that attests that it meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for listing. A PSO can be ``delisted'' by the Secretary if it is found to no longer meet the requirements of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act) and Patient Safety Rule, when a PSO chooses to voluntarily relinquish its status as a PSO for any reason, or when a PSO's listing expires. AHRQ has accepted a notification of voluntary relinquishment from the Healthcare Improvement, Inc. PSO, PSO number P0123, of its status as a PSO, and has delisted the PSO accordingly.