Policy Call to Action

After the midterms, Congress has returned to work to finalize next year’s spending bill. The House approved $20 million to AHRQ for diagnostic quality and safety; the Senate approved $18 million. This will roughly double the amount allocated in 2022 for this work.

The House and Senate need to reach a deal by December 23 for this important funding to pass. Please contact your Senator or Representative to ask them to support funding for excellence in diagnosis. In addition to 10 new Research Centers of Diagnostic Excellence around the country, here are some of the projects that AHRQ has in the works.