The Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy addresses long-term care issues and personal assistance services including informal caregiving. The office works closely with the Administration on Aging, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and others.
The Office of Health Policy deals with health-related issues, including health care financing. It works closely with the Public Health Service, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Food and Drug Administration.
The Office of Human Services Policy/HHS Chief Economist focuses on welfare, service delivery issues, and policies affecting children, youth, and families. The office works closely with the Administration for Children and Families, the Departments Childrens Council, and a variety of Departments and other agencies.
The Office of Science and Data Policy guides the development of science and data policy by other HHS entities, coordinates science and data policy matters, and is responsible for communications with the scientific and data policy communities outside HHS.
As part of the Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, the Office of Planning and Policy Support is responsible for coordinating and managing the agency’s budget and financial resources, research planning, human resources, information technology, information resources and records management, and HHS-wide legislative development and strategic planning activities.