Health Care

AAHSA
http://www.aahsa.org Homepage for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

ACCA
http://www.agedcareassociation.com.au A website for residential aged care providers.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahcpr.gov/ Homepage of the government agency charged with supporting research designed to improve quality of healthcare, reduce its costs, and broaden access to essential services.

AHQA
http://www.ahqa.org Homepage of the American Health Quality Association.

Aim DocFinder
http://www.docboard.org/ This site offers a professional licensing database provided by Administrators in Medicine and its participating boards.

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
http://www.amda.com Information on nursing homes provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes Of Health.

American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
http://www.www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nursinghomes.html Home page for the American Medical Directors Association.

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
http://www.ahcancal.org Home page for the American Health Care Association.

AoA
http://www.aoa.gov Home page for the U.S. Administration on Aging.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/ Homepage for the Centers for Disease Control.

CMS Programs & Information
http://www.cms.hhs.gov Homepage for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Home Page
http://www.hhs.gov/ Homepage of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Drug Database
http://www.personalmd.com/drugdatabase.shtml Homepage of the Drug Database. Covering over 98.5% of all retail prescriptions, this drug database is a comprehensive source of very useful information to help you be better informed about your medications.

Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/ Homepage of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
http://www.hcfa.gov/ Homepage of the U.S Health Care Financing Administration.

Health Care Information Resources
http://.hsl.mcmaster.ca/tomflem/nursinghomes.html Provides links to nursing homes.

Health Encyclopedia
http://www.personalmd.com/health%20topics.shtml This link of Personal Md.com lists the reference pages of the Health Encyclopedia. The CRS Health Encyclopedia is a medical reference with more than 700 medical and surgical topics.

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
http://www.hfma.org/ Homepage for Healthcare Financial Management Association. The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation's leading personal membership organization for more than 35,000 financial management professionals employed by hospitals, integrated delivery systems, long-term and ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, medical group practices, public accounting and consulting firms, insurance companies, government agencies, and other healthcare organizations.

Health Law Advocates, Inc.
http://www.hla-inc.org/ Homepage for the Health Law Advocates. HLA is the only non-profit law firm in the country that is affiliated with a grass roots organization and is dedicated solely to ensuring access to health care for society's most vulnerable members. This alliance has added legal tools to Health Care For All's organizing and policy expertise.

Health Law Journals
http://lawschools.findlaw.com/journals/health.html Findlaw website that provides links to health law journals.

International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
http://www.aahsa.org Homepage for the International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
http://www.jointcommission.org/ JCAHO Homepage. JCAHO sends doctors, nurses, health care administrators, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists to conduct surveys in a variety of health care settings throughout the United States and overseas.

KAHSA
http://www.kahsa.org Home page for the Kansas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

Kansas Department on Aging
http://www.agingkansas.org Provides services and resources to help seniors achieve healthier, more active lives through prevention and intervention

Long Term Care Living
http://www.longtermcareliving.com Consumer information about nursing homes, sponsored by The American Health Care Association.

Medicaid
http://www.cms.hhs.gov Homepage for the official U.S. Government site for people with Medicaid..

Medicaid - Federal Medicaid Contracts
http://www.hcfa.gov/medicaid/fcontact.htm This page of the HCFA website provides a list of experts by code for the Center for Medicaid and State Operations.

Medicaid Consumer Information
http://www.hcfa.gov/ This page of the HCFA website provides overview information on the Medicaid program.

Medical Dictionary
http://www.personalmd.com/medicaldictionary.shtml This page of the Personal MD.com provides a search engine of the Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary on-line.

Medical Matrix
http://www.medmatrix.org/ Medical Matrix is a free directory of selected medical sites on the Internet. Each site listing has been carefully evaluated by reviewers from a panel of physicians and medical librarians.

Medicare - Fraud and Abuse
http://www.medicare.gov/fraudabuse/overview.asp A page in the U.S. Medicare website, this page focuses on fraud and abuse of Medicare. It provides an overview, how to report, and tips on fraud.

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov Homepage for the official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.

MedWeb - Biomedical Internet Resources
http://www.medweb.emory.edu/MedWeb/ MedWeb is a catalog of health related web sites maintained by the Emory Health Sciences Center Library to provide access to biomedical information to improve education, research, and patient care.

Missouri Health Care Association
http://www.mohealthcare.com Homepage for the Missouri Health Care Association.

Missouri Nursing Home Resources
http://www.ltc-resources.com/state/missouri.htm Provides information on Missouri Nursing Homes, and information regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Advance Directives, DNR, Resident Rights, and Hospice..

MLNHA
http://www.mlnha.gov Homepage for the Missouri League of Nursing Home Administrators.

MO State Board of Senior Services
http://www.dhss.mo.gov Homepage for the Missouri State Board of Senior Services.

NADONA/LTC
http://www.nadona.org/ Homepage of the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care.

NADONA/LTC
http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/alliances/nadona/nadona.html Provides information for the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long-Term Care. Information provided by Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

NAB
http://www.nabweb.org/ Homepage of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Nursing Home and Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators.

NADSA
http://www.nadsa.org Homepage of the National Adult Day Services Association.

NAELA
http://www.naela.com Homepage of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

NAFC
http://www.nafc.org Homepage of the National Association for Continence.

NAHCA
http://www.nahcacares.org Homepage of the National Association of Health Care Assistants.

NASL
http://www.nasl.org Homepage of the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care.

NASUA
http://www.nasua.org Homepage of the National Association o State Units on Aging.

NCEA-Nursing Home Abuse
http://www.elderabusecenter.org Homepage of the National Center on Elder Abuse

National Association of Health Care Assistants
http://www.nahcacares.org Homepage of the National Association of Health Care Assistants.

National Council Against Health Fraud
http://www.ncahf.org/ Homepage of the National Council Against Health Fraud. The National Council for Reliable Health Information (NCRHI) will help you find responsible, reliable and evidence-driven health information. Learn how to use critical thinking and avoid the pitfalls of unproven or false claims about your health.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov/ Homepage of the National Institute of Health. Begun as a one-room Laboratory of Hygiene in 1887, the National Institute of Health today is one of the world's foremost biomedical research centers, and the Federal focal point for biomedical research in the U.S.

National Nursing Home Weekly
http://www.ahcancal.org Homepage of the National Nursing Home Weekly.

National PACE Association
http://www.npaonline.org Homepage for the National PACE Association.

PubMed
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ PubMed is a project developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institute of Health (NIH). It has been developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/ Part of the Department of Health and Human Resources, this page is dedicated to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics. The NCVHS serves as the statutory [42 U.S.C. 242k(k)] public advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the area of health data and statistics. In that capacity, the Committee provides advice and assistance to the Department and serves as a forum for interaction with interested private sector groups on a variety of key health data issues.

White House Federal Briefing Room - Health Statistics
http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/health.html Homepage of the White House Federal Briefing Room on vital and health statistics.

World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.ch/ Homepage of the World Health Organization. WHO is defined by its Constitution as the directing and coordinating authority on international health work, its aim "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health".