United States Department of Health and Human Services facts for kids
|Department of Health and Human Services|
|Formed||April 11, 1953
May 4, 1980
|Preceding agency||United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of the United States|
|Headquarters||Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Washington, D.C.|
|Annual budget||Discretionary: $67.2 billion (2006)
Mandatory: $573.5 billion (2006)
|Agency executives||Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary
Bill Corr, Deputy Secretary
|Child agency||HHS agencies|
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is a Cabinet department of the United States government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America".
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