American Medical Association - Physician Select

American Medical Association - Physician Select

AMA Physician Select provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions.

   

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older

 

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

 

HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, known as HIPAA, includes important new - but limited - protections for millions of working Americans and their families.

 

 

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

JCAHO evaluates and accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Accreditation by JCAHO is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that indicates that an organization meets certain performance standards.

 

 

Medicare

Medicare

Medicare is a Health Insurance Program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).

 

National Association for Home Care

National Association for Home Care

NAHC is the nation's largest trade association that represents the interests of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.

 

Outcome and Assessment Information Set

Outcome and Assessment Information Set

OASIS is a group of data elements that represent core items of a comprehensive assessment for an adult home care patient and form the basis for measuring patient outcomes for purposes of outcome-based quality improvement (OBQI).

 

WebMD

WebMD

WebMD is the first end-to-end Internet healthcare company connecting physicians and consumers to the entire healthcare industry.