The Office of General Counsel provides overall guidance and direction for the operations of the Division; drafts and reviews contracts, request for proposals, and other procurement documents; provides legal services for all aspects of the State Health Benefit Plans; develops policies and procedures for compliance with federal and state privacy and public records requirements; drafts rules, regulations and policies for consideration by the Board of Community Health; provides staff support for the Health Planning Review Board.
- Contracts Administration Section: Manages the contracting process for the Department. The Section is responsible for document review and drafting, contract management, file maintenance, training, and contingency planning. In accordance with its mandate, the section responds to contract needs of every Division in the Department.
- Legal Services Section: Provides legal services for all aspects of the Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® programs, including representation of the department in administrative proceedings, litigation support to the Department of Law, research and drafting of Medicaid and PeachCare policy and procedures.