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Setting Priorities for Health Technology Assessment: A Model Process Appendix B Abbreviations AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research BPD Bureau of Policy Development CHCT Council on Health Care Technology DHHS Department of Health and Human Services FDA Food and Drug Administration HCFA Health Care Financing Administration IOM Institute of Medicine NCHCT National Center for Health Care Technology NCHSR National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment NIH National Institutes of Health OHTA Office of Health Technology Assessment OIG Office of Inspector General OTA Office of Technology Assessment PHS Public Health Service
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