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HHS awards billions in contracts for goods and services yearly. Agency employees safeguard the integrity of the procurement process.
HHS offers grants to allow program areas and contracted providers to pursue new projects and innovative services that align with the agency's mission and goals.
HHS licenses individuals and business to provide long-term care and child care services and ensures licensees follow state and federal rules.
The state protects the dignity of people who are older or who have a disability by setting and enforcing standards for the professionals who care for them.
HHS provides the resources that contracted service providers need to do business with the agency.
Certain HHS contracted providers are obligated to report incidents to the state for further investigation or to protect public health.