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Health Care Finance/Health Care Policies for MGT 461, MGT 569, et al.
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National Associations

Standards and Accrediting Organizations

Policy Groups

  • The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Health Reform Source.

    The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.
  • National Academies Health and Medicine Division
    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.
  • National Coalition on Healthcare

    The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) is America's oldest, most diverse, and broadest based group working to achieve comprehensive health system reform. Founded in 1990 by Dr. Henry Simmons, NCHC is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization with more than 80 participating organizations, representing medical societies, businesses, unions, health care providers, associations of religious congregations, pension and health funds, insurers, and groups representing consumers, patients, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Our member organizations collectively represent - as employees, members, or congregants over 100 million Americans.

  • Center for Studying Health System Change
    Based in Washington, D.C. the nonpartisan Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) conducts health policy research and analysis focused on the U.S. health care system to inform the thinking and decisions of policy makers in government and private industry. Additionally, HSC studies contribute more broadly to the body of health care policy research that enables decision makers to understand the national and local market forces driving changes in the health system.
  • Alliance for Health Reform

    In the heat of debate, opinion leaders need an unbiased source of information so they can understand the roots of the nation's health care problems and the trade-offs posed by competing proposals for change. The Alliance for Health Reform ( exists to provide that information. We offer a full array of resources and viewpoints, in a number of formats, to elected officials and their staffs, journalists, policy analysts and advocates.

  • National Institute for Health Care Reform
    The mission of the National Institute for Health Care Reform is to conduct high-quality, objective research and policy analyses of the organization, financing and delivery of health care in the United States. The Institute works to identify key health policy issues, identify policy options, and assess the advantages and disadvantages of policy options to help inform policy makers and other decision makers about how to expand access to high-quality, affordable health care to all Americans.

  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. As 1 of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ supports research that helps people make more informed decisions and improves the quality of health care services. AHRQ was formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.

  • National Health Policy Forum - until December 2018
    An independent, nonpartisan organization based at Georgetown University. The site provides access to background papers, briefing books, and glossaries on topics such as Medicare, Medicaid, health insurance and the uninsured, Children's Health Insurance Program, pharmaceuticals, and public health.
  • RAND: Health COMPARE

    The Comprehensive Assessment of Reform Efforts (COMPARE) site, a project of the Rand Corporation, includes assessment of the current state of the health care system, a framework for classifying health policy proposals, analyzing policy options, and modeling estimates.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation focusing on health care topics, offering news, data, articles, research reports and white papers on health policy issues. Topics include long-term care, health care coverage, reform, disparities, quality, and public health.

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