CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia consulting agency has been contracted to conduct a complete evaluate of West Virginia’s huge well being company.
McChrystal Group LLC of Alexandria, Virginia, was certainly one of two bidders for the contract. The agency offered an estimated price of $503,648 for the organizational evaluation of the Division of Well being and Human Sources and $578,770 to develop a strategic plan.
DHHR has a finances of $7.6 billion, or 39% of complete state spending. In late March, Governor Jim Justice vetoed a invoice that might have break up DHHR into separate businesses.
In a press release launched by the company Friday, Justice stated, “I’m dedicated to enhancing our DHHR and sit up for collaborating with these nationwide consultants to finish the top-to-bottom evaluate in order that we will clearly establish DHHR points and inefficiencies. . We’d like to ensure there aren’t any interruptions in companies for our residents who rely in your help.”
Some supporters of the failed invoice had stated it was lengthy overdue for such a big company and will have helped higher handle the state’s substance abuse disaster. West Virginia has the best drug overdose loss of life fee within the nation.