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The DC Code: § 7-771.03 Purpose of the Department.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

The Department shall:

Maximize the well-being and quality of life for eligible low-income individuals and other populations through the provision of leadership and direction in administering responsive, effective, and efficient health-care benefits;
Develop a comprehensive, efficient, and cost-effective health-care system for the District's uninsured, under-insured, and low-income residents;
Develop eligibility, service coverage, and service delivery and reimbursement policies for the District's health-care-financing programs that ensure improved access and efficient delivery of service;
Ensure that District health-care programs maximize available federal financial assistance; and
Support the health-care policy, delivery, and access initiatives of the Department of Health and other District agencies through sound health-care financing.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-109, see notes following § 7-771.01. DC CODE § 7-771.03 Current through December 11, 2012


(Feb. 27, 2008, D.C. Law 17-109, § 4, 55 DCR 216.)