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Collaborations, Committees, & Advisory Groups

NAPA - National Alzheimer's Project Act

The National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) creates an important opportunity to build upon and leverage HHS programs and other federal efforts to help change the trajectory of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD). The law calls for a National Plan for AD/ADRD with input from a public-private Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care and Services.

Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC)

An independent federal advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Secretary of HHS on stakeholder-submitted physician-focused payment models and related topics.

Register for PTAC’s Next Public Meeting: June 10-11, 2024

Office of the Secretary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund (OS-PCORTF)

Data are central to research that advances the health and well-being of all Americans. Accurate and trustworthy data help researchers study the health outcomes of medical treatments, strengthen public health programs, and improve delivery of social services.

Health and Human Services (HHS) Data Council

The HHS Data Council is the principal internal advisory body to the Secretary on health and human services data policy. The Council coordinates data policy activities in HHS, including the development and implementation of an HHS data strategy.  The Council consists of senior level officials and staff designated by their operating and staff division leadership.