FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.hhs497tutors.com Privatization. Among the various factors impacting the Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, increased costs, such as personnel, equipment, and facilities, may be leading considerations in a program manager’s plans and priorities. After becoming more familiar with the concept of privatization, identify the advantages of engaging in privatization and what is required to actually carry this out. The following questions may help direct your reading: § Who initiates privatization of a HHS service / program? § What are the typical program information requirements? § Who can approve a privatization effort?