Frequently Asked Questions

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AHRQ cannot provide diagnoses or specific medical advice to individuals on their personal health conditions and situations.


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Los folletos de AHRQ para el público están disponibles en español. Los mismos se publican en el sitio web de AHRQ.

Diríjase a Información en español para acceder materiales impresos en español y comunicados de prensa en el sitio web de AHRQ.

La Agencia para la Investigación y la Calidad de la Atención Médica (AHRQ, por su sigla en inglés) ofrece un gran variedad de videos en sus sitios web y en sus canales de YouTube. Estos incluyen desde anuncios de servicio público de 30 segundos hasta programas educacionales de 15 minutos, o inclusive seminarios web (webinars().

Los canales de AHRQ en YouTube incluyen:

La Agencia para la Investigación y la Calidad de la Atención Médica (AHRQ, por su sigla en inglés) publica videos en su canal en español de YouTube, AHRQ en español. La lista de reproducción (playlist) con los videos más vistos son: Aprende a vivir (sobre el tratamiento para la diabetes) y Opciones de tratamiento.

Visite: https://www.youtube.com/AHRQespanol.

Mucho de los programas de video de la Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), también están disponibles en el canal de YouTube.

AHRQ news and events are announced in our press office's Enewsletter. This Enewsletter is usually sent out weekly.

To subscribe, go to: https://subscriptions.ahrq.gov/service/multi_subscribe.html?code=USAHRQ.

No. AHRQ does not have information on specific insurance companies or policies. Your State Insurance Department or Commission will have information about insurance companies in your area. AHRQ does provide data to help our sister Agency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, provide information to help compare the quality of hospitals, nursing homes, doctors, and other health care providers.

For more information, go to the Medicare Compare page.

Contact AHRQ Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service Center or the FOIA Public Liaison at (301) 427-1760.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests may be submitted by mail, fax, or email. The request must be in writing.

For more detailed instructions on how to submit a FOIA request, go to http://www.ahrq.gov/policy/foia/instruct.html.

Agency records that are not within the public domain can be requested under FOIA. For more information, go to: http://www.ahrq.gov/policy/foia/index.htmll.

Information on AHRQ-funded grants is available from the agency's Project Research Online Database. You can search by Category, Request for Applications/Program Announcement (RFA/PA) number, State, principal investigator's name, and keywords. You will also be able to view the abstract. Go to: https://prod.ahrq.gov/projectsearch/.

If you want additional information pertaining to a particular funded grant, you will need to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. For instructions on how to submit a FOIA request, go to: http://www.ahrq.gov/policy/foia/instruct.html.



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