Office of Healthcare Programs
The Office of Healthcare Programs (OHP), the successor to the Office of Insured Health Care Facilities, administers the Section 242 program (mortgage insurance for hospitals) and the Section 232 program (mortgage insurance for long-term care facilities). Since the Section 242 program's inception, nearly 400 mortgage insurance commitments (totaling $15.6 billion) have been issued for hospitals in 42 states and Puerto Rico. Since 1934, over 4,000 mortgage insurance commitments (totaling $16 billion) have been issued in all 50 states through the Section 232 program.
The Office of Healthcare Programs is headed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Healthcare Programs. OHP includes the following components:
Office of Residential Care Facilities
The Office of Residential Care Programs manages the Section 232 program. Staff members are located at Headquarters and out-stationed at a number of field locations. The office is comprised of three divisions: the Production Division, the Asset Management and Lender Relations Division, and the Policy and Risk Analysis Division.
Office of Hospital Facilities (Location: Headquarters and New York City, with staff out-stationed in St. Louis, Kansas City, Ft. Worth, and Jacksonville.)
The Office of Hospital Facilities manages the Section 242 program. The office includes two divisions: the Client Service Division and the Special Services Division.
Office of Architecture and Engineering. (Location: New York City and Ft. Worth.)
The Office of Architecture and Engineering brings architectural expertise to both the Section 242 and Section 232 programs.