Other HHS Agencies
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' programs are administered by 10 principal HHS operating divisions in addition to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). In addition to the services they deliver, the HHS programs provide for equitable treatment of beneficiaries nationwide, and they enable the collection of national health and other data.
Key Support Offices
The Social Security Administration (SSA) became an independent agency on March 31, 1995.