research patient care costs, post-award
19.6 Post-Award Requirements
Post-award rebudgeting into or out of the patient care costs category is likely to be considered a change in scope and require prior approvalWritten approval by an authorized HHS official, e.g., a designated IC GMO, evidencing prior consent before a recipient undertakes certain activities or incurs specific costs (see Administrative Requirements-Changes in Project and Budget-Prior Approval Requirements). of the NIH awarding ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. (see Administrative Requirements - Prior Approval Requirements - Change in Scope in IIA).