The Public Health Service (PHS) requires disclosure of significant financial interests by investigators who participate in PHS-funded research either directly or by subaward. Other agencies have adopted the PHS requirements.

The regulations pertain to all investigators and institutions that apply for or receive funding from the following agencies. Note: This list may not be all inclusive and is subject to change; see the List of Agencies Using the PHS FCOI Regulations maintained by the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP), and consult the proposal application instructions for the sponsor’s COI requirements.

PHS and Other HHS Agencies

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Administration on Aging (AOA)
  • Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Indian Health Service (IHS)
  • Office of Global Affairs (OG)
  • Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)
    • Office of Minority Health Resources Center (OMH)
    • Office of Population Affairs (OPA)
    • Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
    • Office on Women’s Health (OWH)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
    • Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Other Organizations Following PHS Regulations

  • Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR)
  • Alpha-1 Foundation
  • American Asthma Foundation (AAF)
  • American Cancer Society (ACS)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • American Lung Association (ALA)
  • Arthritis Foundation (AF)
  • CurePSP
  • Harrington Discovery Institute
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
  • Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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