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Payments Branch

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The Payments Branch is responsible for disbursing vendor payments as a result of procurements made by all Institutes and Centers (IC). The payments include but are not limited to, the US Bank purchase card, purchase orders, records of call, Research and Development Contracts, Construction Contracts, Leases, Utilities, Interpersonal Agreements, EEO Settlements, and Training Orders.  The branch is also responsible for re-issuing payments returned to the Treasury as a result of inaccurate account or remittance information. In addition, the branch serves as liaison between the Treasury, vendors, and the ICs.                            


Providing Customer Support​

The Branch is responsible for:                                                                                                            

  • Gathering and analyzing Prompt Payment and Performance Metrics data                                                                                                     
  • Preparing Prompt Payment, Financial Performance Status and Performance Metrics Reports (to the Department)

Contact Us

Payment Branch
Janice Turner, Branch Chief

National Institutes of Health,
Office of Financial Management
6701 Rockledge Drive, 3rd floor
Bethesda, MD 20892-7784

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