State of Georgia Health Care Agencies
The Department of Community Health (DCH) is responsible for Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids®, the State Health Benefit Plan, Healthcare Facility Regulation and Health Information Technology.
The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBH-DD) provides treatment and support services to people with mental illnesses and addictive diseases and assists those with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is responsible for Aging Services, Child Support Services, Family and Children Services, and Residential Child Care.
The Department of Public Health (DPH) is responsible for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Maternal and Child Health, Infectious Disease and Immunization, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Emergency Medical Services, Vital Records and the State Public Health Laboratory.