Dhhs Rate Agreement

We hope that this situation will be relatively ephemeral and most sponsored project proposals will apply to periods of more than one year, so that all budgets for sponsored project proposals will include the assessment of the full indirect costs authorized by the proponent in accordance with the rates in effect in our federal agreement on indirect cost rates. Northwestern applies different furnishing and management (M&A) rates, sometimes referred to as “indirect cost rates,” to sponsored projects, depending on the type of projects sponsored. Northwestern negotiates its R&A rates every two years with the federal government, particularly the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”). The M&A has been calculated on the basis of the following rates approved by the DHHS: R&A rates should be applied in accordance with the following guidelines: “Application of agencies and administrative fees from the 23rd.