Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services

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The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is a Cabinet level agency under the Governor of Massachusetts. EOHHS is largest secretariat in Massachusetts, and is responsible for the Medicaid program, child welfare, public health, disabilities, veterans’ affairs, and elder affairs. In total, EOHHS oversees 17 state agencies.[1]

The agency is under the supervision and control of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, who is appointed by the Governor.[2]

Leadership

The current Secretary of Health and Human Services is Marylou Sudders, who was appointed by Governor Charlie Baker in 2015.[3]

Agencies

  • Department of Children & Families
  • Department of Developmental Services
  • Department of Elder Affairs
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Transitional Assistance
  • Department of Veterans' Services
  • Department of Youth Services
  • Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
  • Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
  • MassHealth
  • Office of Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights[4][5]
  • Office of Human Resources[6]
  • Office for Refugees & Immigrants
  • Soldiers' Home in Chelsea
  • Soldiers' Home in Holyoke

References

  1. ^ http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/
  2. ^ http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/biosecretary-judyann-bigby.html
  3. ^ Wangsness, Lisa (December 18, 2006). "Patrick fills health, development Cabinet spots". Boston Globe. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Office of Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights official website
  5. ^ Office of Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights contacts page
  6. ^ Office of Human Resources official website

External links

  • Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • Cabinet fillings
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