Additional resources

Here are some links to organizations, nonprofits and governmental groups that can provide valuable information about the healthcare industry, while also helping you learn more about improving your own health.

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

AHIP is the national trade association that represents the health insurance industry. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable healthcare coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation.

AHIP Coverage Blog

AHIP’s roundup of the latest health policy news and perspectives on how healthcare reform will impact consumers, employers and the economy.

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.

Business Roundtable (BRT)

BRT is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

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.

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 and 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.

Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI)

HCCI is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with a public-interest mission. Its overarching goal is to provide complete, accurate, unbiased information about healthcare utilization and costs to better understand the U.S. healthcare system.

Medicare.gov

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.

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 Coalition

The coalition represents the nation’s small business owners, their employees and the self-employed who are actively working to repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.