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Division of the Office of the Secretary Budget (DOSB)

The Division of the Office of the Secretary Budget (DOSB) in the Office of Budget (OB), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) provides leadership to the Office of the Secretary on budgetary and financial management issues.  DOSB is made up of three branches:

Office of the Secretary Budget Branch (OSB)

The OS Budget Branch has responsibility for activities funded through the multiple OS appropriations accounts, including General Departmental Management (GDM), Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA), Office of Inspector General (OIG); Office for Civil Rights (OCR), etc.  The OSB also manages several other HHS-wide appropriations on behalf of the Secretary as well as prepares analyses for evaluating capacity and determining if alternative approaches are feasible. The OSB monitors Congressional appropriations hearings and formulates and presents the OS budget to the Deputy Secretary, Secretary, OMB and the Congress.  The OSB also manages the allocation of appropriations within the GDM account, issues allotments for all OS activities, and allocates overhead costs and Department-wide bills.

Office of the Secretary Execution Services Branch (OSES)

The OS Budget Execution Services Branch functions as a financial management group and represents the following STAFFDIVs:  IOS, ASA, ASFR, ASL, ASPA, OGC, DAB, OGHA and IEA, and CFBCI.  The OSES supports its STAFFDIVs by providing budget analysis, presentation, execution, and financial reconciliation.  The OSES has responsibility for advising and providing expertise to STAFFDIV leadership as well as the Deputy Secretary and Secretary. 

Service and Supply Fund Branch (SSF)

The SSF Branch provides fund-wide direction for financial management, budget formulation and execution, fee-for-service rate development, performance measurement, financial statement preparation and Fund compliance with external laws and regulations.  The SSF Branch advises the SSF Board on the fiscal and operational implications of its decisions and policies, including rate changes, operating plan revisions, and new activities. It provides analytical and decision support to the SSF Board for special analyses and studies, Board meetings and discussions with OMB. 

 


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Content created by Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) - Office of Budget (OB
Content last reviewed on October 7, 2015