Policy and Reform References
CMS. A federal government website managed and paid for by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners website features a States and Jurisdiction map which can be used to locate the appropriate information to contact your state’s Department of Insurance with any questions or concerns.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. It has helped to build consensus around important healthcare quality issues by working with large employers, policymakers, doctors, patients and health plans.
FAIR Health is a national independent, not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information through comprehensive data products and consumer resources. FAIR Health uses its database of billions of billed medical and dental services to power a free website that enables consumers to estimate and plan their medical and dental