Bloomberg Law
July 22, 2019, 8:46 AM

Four Officials Ejected at Health Agency; DOD Contracts Disrupted

Madison Alder
Madison Alder
Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

The Department of Health and Human Services has suspended four officials and abruptly canceled acquisition services for the Defense Department and other agencies as part of an ongoing review, sources tell Bloomberg Law.

HHS Program Support Center Director Allen Sample and Financial Management Director William McCabe were walked out of the agency’s Bethesda, Md., office and placed on leave with pay in April.

Two other career contracting officials—Head of Contracting Activity Patrick Joy and Supervisory Contract Specialist Donald Hadrick—were suspended under the same terms in June, the sources said. The moves came amid a review of the unit’s operations and ...

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