Council Weighs in on Use of $400 Million Allocation

WASHINGTON — A federal research council outlined its spending recommendations for $400 million in stimulus funds to be allocated by the U.S. department of Health & Human Services for patient-centered research.

The report by the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research, mandated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, was created to help the HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius distribute the funding.

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