Division of Discretionary Programs (DDP)
The Division of Discretionary Programs (DDP) in the Office of Budget (OB), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) is made up of two branches:
Science and Regulatory Affairs
The Science and Regulatory Affairs Branch has responsibility for budget and performance for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Administration for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), Bioterrorism, Emergency Preparedness, Pandemic Flu, and Health Information Technology discretionary programs.
Public Health and Social Services Branch
The Public Health and Social Services Branch has responsibility for budget and performance for the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), Indian Health Service (IHS), Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Administration for Children & Families (ACF), Administration on Aging (AoA), the Commissioned Corps, and rural health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS discretionary grant issues.