Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:Organization of Health Care and the Federal, State, and Local Levels
Slide content:Purpose of the HHS Provides essential health care for all Americans Protects the needy or underserved State, local, and tribal levels Structure Office of the Secretary 11 operating divisions 4
Slide notes:The HHS is the federal agency that oversees health care for all Americans. It focuses on helping citizens who are needy or underserved. Services are generally provided at the state, local, and Native American tribal levels. The HHS is run by the Office of the Secretary, and includes eleven operating divisions. 4