statutory requirements and constraints, 215-216, 219, 227, 231-240, 247, 256, 261

workforce, 109, 111

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

administrator selection and term, 60, 205

budget allocation, 28, 29, 69

data collection and sharing, 11, 94, 135, 187, 190

graduate medical education funding, 115

health care expenditures, 10, 29, 60, 90, 91, 92, 93 n.4, 185 n.14, 189 n.16

mission, 166

organizational structure, 62, 165

oversight, 199

role in evidence-based care and HTA issues, 11, 88-89, 94, 96-97, 135, 141, 187, 190

reimbursement policies, 10, 35, 76, 88, 97, 115, 141 n.9, 185, 186

statutory requirements and restrictions, 141, 213, 217-218, 227

Charge to committee, 24-25, 163-164

assumptions and approach, 3-4

statement of task, 2-3

Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act, 89 n.2

Chronic disease management, 1, 11, 12, 14, 25, 26, 40, 42, 59, 72, 91, 92, 97, 102, 114, 119, 185, 187, 189

Climate change, 25, 41, 64, 75

Collins, Jim, 105

Commissioned Corps, 8, 34, 55, 64, 66, 171.

See also Surgeon general

Communicable Disease Center, 27, 219.

See also Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community health centers

utilization, 50

workforce shortages, 114

Comparative Effectiveness Advisory Board, 89 n.2

Comparative effectiveness research

by AHRQ, 89 n.2, 96, 187, 190, 229-231, 257

and clinical decision making, 94

data collection and sharing, 11, 12, 87, 93, 175, 186, 190

defined, 178 n.5

evaluative framework, 179-183

evolution of the field, 182-183

foreign models, 176, 177-178, 185-186

health information technology and, 101-103

holistic approach, 179, 182-183

impact on cost of care, 184-185

objections to cost-effectiveness analysis, 183-190

separation of costs from, 183

Comparative Effectiveness Research Act of 2008, 89 n.2

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 223

Congress.

See also Recommendations to Congress

appointment process for key officials, 9, 34, 35, 56, 67 n.3, 68, 171-172, 205, 220, 242-243

appropriations and earmarks, 5, 141

compact with HHS, 5, 17, 141-144



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