II-1: Delegation of Authority to the Deputy Secretary

Agency/DivisionNC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)
Policy NumberII-1
Policy Effective Date 2008-11-03T16:45:00-05:00
Policy Revision Date(s)2007-01-26, 2002-01-02
Policy File DirII-01.pdf

Policy Purpose

The purpose of this directive is to delegate, clarify and specifically confirm certain authorities of the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) to the Deputy Secretary of the DHHS. In addition to all duties and responsibilities applicable by virtue of the position’s statutory authority, the Deputy Secretary shall have specific responsibilities in the management and administration of the department’s budget and business operations, and for the department’s operational support agencies which include the Divisions of Budget and Analysis, Human Resources, Information Resource Management, the Offices of the Controller, Internal Audit, Property and Construction, and Procurement and Contract Services, and shall have indirect oversight through the Senior Advisor to the Secretary over Citizen Services, and Boards and Commissions. Additionally, the Deputy Secretary shall serve on the DHHS Rate Setting Advisory Committee. This position shall report directly to the Secretary.