Department of Health, South Carolina

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The Department of Health and Human Services is an agency in South Carolina.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is primarily responsible for managing the state's medicaid program and providing other health services to low-income families in the state.[1]

Budget

The most recent annual report available on the department website is from 2008.[2]

The SC.gov Transparency website provides a breakdown of agency budgets starting in fiscal year 2006-2007 through 2009-2010. The most recent breakdown provided for DHHS is below.[3]

Category General Funds Earmarked Funds Restricted Funds Federal Funds Total Funds
Allocations (Funds Other Than Appropriated) $0 $0 $0 $61,287 $61,287
Case Services $572,923,952 $219,577,797 $327,910,094 $4,020,498,884 $5,140,910,727
Contractual Services $10,775,703 $24,133,231 $113,284 $51,145,304 $86,167,522
Employer Contributions $4,961,060 $1,431,208 $0 $8,224,816 $14,617,085
Equipment, Vehicles, and Works of Art and Historical Treasures (Capitalizable) $7,416 $991 $0 $17,416 $25,823
Equipment, Vehicles, and Works of Art/Historical Treasures (Non-Capitalizable) $111,520 $20,727 $0 $147,563 $279,810
Fixed Charges and COontributions $1,934,844 $294,628 $0 $2,768,606 $4,998,078
Light/Power/Heat $7,080 $61 $0 $10,492 $17,633
Personal Services $15,065,032 $4,280,478 $0 $25,174,897 $44,520,407
State Aid (State Appropriated Funds Only) $0 $490,750 $0 $0 $490,750
Supplies and Materials $178,155 $189,058 $0 $496,304 $863,517
Travel $358,668 $34,191 $0 $506,426 $899,286

Programs

DHHS is primarily responsible for administering South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid Program, which is a publicly funded insurance program that covers health care needs of qualifying low income individuals.[4] As of October 2010, there were 480,000 beneficiaries receiving care through various Medicaid health plans.[5]

Transparency

Salary information, FOIA procedures, and up-to-date financial information is not provided on the website.


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