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Department of Health, Tennessee

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The Department of Health is an agency in Tennessee.


Budget

Budget information is not disclosed on the Department of Health (DOH) website, but can be found on Tennessee's transparency website.[1]

Executive Administration "provides for the overall policy direction and management of the department, as well as the human resources, legal, and minority health activities."

Executive Administration Actual 2009-2010 Estimated 2010-2011 Base 2011-2012 Improvement 2011-2012 Recommended 2011-2012
Payroll $5,621,900 $6,325,500 $6,083,900 $0 $6,083,900
Operational $1,235,100 $2,445,000 $2,235,600 $0 $2,235,600
Total $6,857,000 $8,770,500 $8,319,500 $0 $8,319,500
State $5,655,300 $6,416,100 $7,034,600 $0 $7,034,600
Federal $862,900 $1,994,400 $924,900 $0 $924,900
Other $338,800 $360,000 $360,000 $0 $360,000

Administrative Services "provides support to department program areas, including accounting, procurement, payment, budgeting, contracting, facilities management, and property inventory activities."

Administrative Services Actual 2009-2010 Estimated 2010-2011 Base 2011-2012 Improvement 2011-2012 Recommended 2011-2012
Payroll $3,337,400 $3,599,500 $3,576,200 $0 $3,576,200
Operational $485,400 $553,600 $549,600 $0 $549,600
Total $3,822,800 $4,153,100 $4,125,800 $0 $4,125,800
State $0 $2,947,600 $2,920,300 $0 $2,920,300
Federal $3,783,200 $1,165,900 $1,165,900 $0 $1,165,900
Other $39,600 $39,600 $39,600 $0 $39,600

Programs

The Tennessee DOH administers the state's WIC (Women, Infant and CHhildren) nutrition program for qualifying at-risk individuals.[2] The Tennessee program serves about 178,000 eligible participants each month.

The state's Medicaid program is administered through the Department o Human Services.[3]

Transparency

State employee salary information is available on the Tennessee transparency website.[4] Limited contact information is available for DOH staff and FOIA procedures are not provided on the DOH website.


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