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Annual Report to Congress and to Agencies Related to the Work of the Task Force

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in 2010, directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) External Web Site Icon to convene an independent Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force). Under this legislation, the Task Force is mandated to provide, "yearly reports to Congress and related agencies identifying gaps in research and recommending priority areas that deserve further examination, including areas related to populations and age groups not adequately addressed by current recommendations." (Affordable Care Act, § 4003(b)(1); Public Health Service Act § 399U(b)(6))

The Task Force reports describe:

  • The Task Force and its methods, findings and recommendations
  • Key activities
  • Evidence gaps that can be filled through additional research combined with evaluation of existing programs, services, and policies
  • Priorities for future Task Force efforts
  • Examples of how states, local communities, and worksites have used Task Force recommendations
Annual Reports to Congress

Cover of the 2016 Annual Report to Congress2016
Annual Report to Congress


Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report to Congress2014-2015
Annual Report to Congress


Cover of the 2013 Annual Report2013
Annual Report to Congress


Cover of the 2012 Annual Report2012
Annual Report to Congress


Cover of the 2011 Annual Report to Congress2011
Annual Report to Congress