The Office of General Counsel provides legal guidance and direction for the Department. Support to the Department includes critical tasks that help promote a myriad of Department initiatives concerning health care and planning, including but not limited to statutory, regulatory and policy implementation.
- Contracts Administration Section: Manages the contracts process for the Department. The Section is responsible for document review, drafting, and negotiations.
- Legal Services Section: Provides legal services for the Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® programs, including representation of the Department in administrative proceedings, litigation support to the Department of Law, and research, drafting, and review of Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids policies and procedures.
- Open Records Section: Responds to requests for records in the possession of the Department pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act.