"Within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), eight agencies are designated components of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). The PHS agencies are funded primarily with annual discretionary appropriations. They also receive significant amounts of funding from other sources including mandatory funds from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), user fees, and third-party reimbursements (collections)." The report includes analysis of funding, spending and appropriations for the following eight agencies: (1) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [AHRQ]; (2) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]; (3) Food and Drug Administration [FDA]; (4) Health Resources and Services Administration [HRSA]; (5) Indian Health Service [IHS]; (6) National Institute of Health [NIH]; (7) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA]; and (8) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry [ATSDR].
CRS Report for Congress, R43304