PCORI To Award Additional $300M for Comparative Effectiveness Research This Year
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute plans to award an additional $300 million for comparative effectiveness research before the end of the year. In May, PCORI -- which was created under the Affordable Care Act to promote and support such research -- awarded grants totaling $88.6 million for 51 research projects. The upcoming awards will push PCORI's total 2013 funding for comparative effectiveness research to $418 million.
- "Reform Update: PCORI To Award $300 Million for Research" (Lee, Modern Healthcare, 8/21).