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Contract Policies & Regulations

Topics on this page: HHS Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) | HHS Acquisition Policies | Efficient Spending on Conferences and Meetings


HHS Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR)

The HHS Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) implements and supplements the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and provides the regulatory framework for conducting acquisitions across the Department. 

The HHSAR is managed by the HHS Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability. 

HHS Acquisition Policies

HHS acquisition policies provided in this area are those that directly affect businesses.

Efficient Spending on Conferences and Meetings

  • HHS Policy on Promoting Efficient Spending (January 23, 2015): Use of Appropriated Funds for Conferences and Meetings, Food, Promotional Items, and Printing and Publications
    • Attachment 1: HHS Policy on Use of Appropriated Funds for Conferences and Meeting Space (December 16, 2013)
      • Exhibit 1: Conference Spending Provisions of the HHS Appropriations Act
      • Exhibit 2: List of Meetings and Events that are Not Conferences
      • Exhibit 3: Conference Expenses and Reporting Requirements
    • Attachment 2: HHS Policy on Use of Appropriated Funds for Food
    • Attachment 3: HHS Policy on Use of Appropriated Funds for Promotional Items
    • Attachment 4: HHS Policy on Printing and Publications
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Content last reviewed on April 13, 2017