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WVC 16 - 29 H- 2 §16-29H-2. Creation of the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning; duties.
(a) There is created the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning. The purpose of this office is to coordinate all state health care system reform initiatives among executive branch agencies, departments, bureaus and offices. The office shall be under the direct supervision of the director, who is responsible for the exercise of the duties and powers assigned to the office under the provisions of this article.

(b) All state agencies that have responsibility for the development, improvement and implementation of any aspect of West Virginia's health care system, including, but not limited to, the Public Employees Insurance Agency, the Bureau of Senior Services, the Children's Health Insurance Program, Office of the Pharmaceutical Advocate, the Health Care Authority, the West Virginia Health Information Network, the Insurance Commission, the Department of Health and Human Resources, state colleges and universities, the Pharmaceutical Advocate, public hospitals, state or local institutions such as nursing homes, veterans' homes, the Division of Rehabilitation Services, public health departments, shall cooperate with the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning established for the purpose of coordinating the health care delivery system in West Virginia for any program over which they have authority.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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