[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 187 (Tuesday, September 28, 2010)]
[Page 59720]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24143]



Methodology Committee of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research 
Institute (PCORI)

AGENCY: Government Accountability Office (GAO).

ACTION: Notice on letters of nomination.


SUMMARY: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gave the 
Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing 
not more than 15 members to a Methodology Committee of the Patient-
Centered Outcomes Research Institute. In addition, the Directors of the 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institutes 
of Health, or their designees, are members of the Methodology 
Committee. Methodology Committee members must meet the qualifications 
listed in Section 6301 of the Act. For these appointments, I am 
announcing the following: Letters of nomination and resumes should be 
submitted by October 29, 2010 to ensure adequate opportunity for review 
and consideration of nominees prior to appointment. If an individual 
has previously submitted a letter of nomination and resume to be 
considered for appointment to the PCORI Board of Governors and would 
also like to be considered for nomination to the PCORI Methodology 
Committee, please so indicate by e-mail or mail as noted below, however 
you do not need to submit another resume. Letters of nomination, 
nominee contact information and resumes can be forwarded to either the 
e-mail or mailing address listed below.

ADDRESSES: Nominations can be submitted by either of the following:
    E-mail: PCORIMethodology@gao.gov (in the subject line, please write 
``NOMINEE'S LAST NAME, Methodology Committee''). If submitted via e-
mail, please do not mail a hard copy.
    Mail: GAO Health Care, Attention: PCOR Institute Methodology 
Committee, 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20548.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: GAO: Office of Public Affairs, (202) 
    [Sec. 6301, Pub. L. 111-1481].

Gene L. Dodaro,
Acting Comptroller General of the United States.
[FR Doc. 2010-24143 Filed 9-27-10; 8:45 am]