Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

http://www.hhs.gov

To enhance the health and well-being of Americans by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services


Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

http://www.acf.hhs.gov

To promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

http://www.ahrq.gov

To support, conduct, and disseminate research that improves access to care and the outcomes, quality, cost, and utilization of health care services


Administration on Aging (AoA)

http://www.aoa.gov

To promote the dignity and independence of older people, and to help society prepare for an aging population


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov

To serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

http://www.cdc.gov

To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

http://www.cms.hhs.gov

To ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries



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