Performance Improvement 2001. Economic and Cost-Effectiveness Studies from the U.S. Renal Disease Data System

01/01/2001

This interagency agreement (IAA) provided funds to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to cover the costs of having the coordinating center for the U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS) perform economic and cost-effectiveness studies. The NIDDK contracted with the University of Michigan to be the coordinating center for 5 years. The coordinating center conducts cost or cost-effectiveness components for at least four existing data studies and for one special study focused on economic issues.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/30/2001

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Strategic Planning

FEDERAL CONTACT: Joel Greer, 410-786-6695

PIC ID: 7198

PERFORMER: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD