Agency Report

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (HHS)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  73  


Best Places to Work Mission Rank
out of 14 Public Health Agencies

  2  


2016 Profile Agency

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2016 Index Score
70.4

Change from 2015
1.6 


Parent Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (Index Score: 66.4)
Mission
To strengthen and modernize the nation's health care system to provide access to high quality care and improved health at lower cost.
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Looking at Agencies by Mission
For the second year in a row, we have placed a select group of agencies and subcomponents into five mission areas. See how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (HHS) compares to other organizations responsible for public health.
Website
http://www.cms.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 73 of 305 1.6  70.4 68.8 64.6 67.2 68.2 61.6 59.1 54.0 55.1 54.8 53.5
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 58 of 303 2.2  64.0 61.8 58.9 61.2 60.1 54.9 51.4 46.7 47.0 44.8 43.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 60 of 303 1.7  57.1 55.4 51.3 53.1 52.5 47.8 44.3 42.6 43.6 45.4 40.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 73 of 303 2.1  61.3 59.2 56.7 57.5 56.1 51.4 48.7 42.5 40.2 39.4 38.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 50 of 303 3.0  59.6 56.6 53.5 57.1 55.7 50.5 44.3 40.2 41.0 35.5 35.8
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 71 of 303 1.7  73.2 71.5 69.4 71.1 70.3 64.6 63.4 57.5 58.0 56.6 53.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 145 of 304 1.4  77.5 76.1 74.8 76.4 75.9 73.3 72.1 70.1 70.0 69.0 69.8
Pay 59 of 304 0.6  69.3 68.7 65.9 61.9 69.1 68.7 75.2 68.1 67.0
Strategic Management 70 of 304 3.5  62.2 58.7 56.4 57.7 58.1 53.1 49.9 46.4 49.8 49.2 49.7
Teamwork 60 of 304 2.2  73.7 71.5 69.9 70.7 70.1 63.3 61.9 66.1 66.9 65.4 63.9
Innovation 42 of 304 1.7  71.4 69.7 67.4 68.3 68.3 64.6 61.9
Training and Development 110 of 304 1.8  63.5 61.7 59.4 60.2 58.4 52.1 50.6 47.4 47.3 48.1 43.9
Work–Life Balance 80 of 304 0.9  66.8 65.9 62.9 62.6 63.5 60.6 58.3 55.6 56.6 58.8 61.8
Support for Diversity 55 of 304 3.3  65.9 62.6 62.1 63.2 62.7 57.9 55.4 56.4 54.6 54.6 57.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 50 of 303 2.0  56.0 54.0 50.8 50.0 51.5 47.9 45.9 41.6 43.8 42.7 38.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 62 of 285 0.9  72.1 71.2 66.4 69.7 67.1 62.5 58.2 52.5
Male 67 of 294 3.5  73.6 70.1 68.5 70.4 71.0 64.5 63.6 56.7
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 17 of 111 7.5  79.8 72.3 70.9 71.3 69.4 73.8 69.9 53.1
Black or African-American 55 of 225 1.0  71.2 70.2 68.1 72.4 68.7 60.7 58.7 56.4
Hispanic or Latino 40 of 149 3.6  70.5 66.9 66.8 67.6 71.9 63.2 59.1 53.1
Multi-racial 52 of 99 -5.7  55.2 60.9 59.7 61.1 59.3 58.0 56.6 51.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 70 of 299 2.2  74.7 72.5 68.0 70.7 69.5 64.4 60.6 53.6
Employees with Disabilities 58 of 194 1.8  62.9 61.1 56.2 66.3 64.1
LGBT 17 of 59 8.3  71.4 63.1
Senior Executive Service (SES) 1 of 37 5.3  99.6 94.3 94.5 94.9 96.3
Veterans 47 of 230 5.9  72.0 66.1 66.1 71.0 69.0
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 5 of 58 -1.9  75.4 77.3
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 38 of 57 -1.7  58.4 60.1
IT Specialist 34 of 103 3.2  63.4 60.2
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2015)
559 ( 9.6% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
508

Workforce with less than three years of service
14.3%

Employees left (2015)
363 ( 6.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
326


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics