Here are some links to organizations and governmental groups that provide valuable information about the healthcare industry, while also helping you learn more about improving your own health.
Better Medicare Alliance (BMA)
BMA is an organization that brings together Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, their families and loved ones; health plans, doctors, hospitals and other Medicare Advantage providers; and advocates for those served by Medicare Advantage.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS covers 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
The Coalition for Medicare Choices
The coalition is a fast-growing, national grassroots organization of more than 1.6 million people who receive their healthcare coverage through a Medicare Advantage health plan. Members of the coalition, who reside in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are united in supporting high-quality health plan choices in Medicare.
Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
HHS is the U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Home Care Association of America
This is the leading trade association for the home care industry.
This is the official U.S. government site for Medicare.
National Association of Dental Plans (NADP)
NADP is the representative and recognized resource of the dental benefits industry. NADP’s mission is to promote and advance the dental benefits industry to improve consumer access to affordable, quality dental care.
National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA)
NHCAA is the leading national organization focused exclusively on the fight against healthcare fraud.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
This is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the U.S.
Partnership for the Future of Medicare
The partnership is a bipartisan organization focused on ensuring the long-term security of Medicare.
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)
PCMA is the national association representing America’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 210 million Americans with health coverage provided through Fortune 500 employers, health insurance plans, labor unions and Medicare Part D.
Stop the HIT
The health insurance tax (HIT) coalition represents the nation’s small business owners, their employees and the self-employed who are actively working to repeal the HIT provision in the Affordable Care Act.
This is the official U.S. government site for the Defense Health Agency, a healthcare program of the Department of Defense Military Health System.