United States

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The activities of AHQR include conducting and supporting studies on effectiveness and outcome of diagnosis, treatment and prevention-oriented health care services and interventions. AHRQ also runs an HTA programme for the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which provides input for coverage decisions by these two U.S. public health care agencies. AHRQ also maintains the National Guideline Clearinghouse and funds, staffs and appoints the U.S. Preventive Task Force. The publications by AHQR are available for download on the website.

Link to AHRQ

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: Technology Assessment Program (VATAP)

VATAP is a national programme within the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs that focuses on the target group of veterans.

Link to VATAP

 

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