SWHR Urges Congress to Include $500 Million in Funding for AHRQ

Policy Engagement

Published 2/22/21

SWHR signed onto a letter urging Congress to include no less than $500 million in funding for the Agency for Healthcare and Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2022. This letter, signed by 118 members of the Friends of AHRQ, underscores the importance of supporting research to improve health care quality, reduce costs, advance patient safety, decrease medical errors, and broaden access to essential services. Funding AHRQ is a key part of how the United States will address failures and inequities in the health care system.

Read The Letter