Useful Links and Resources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the Medicare program, and works in partnership with the States to administer Medicaid

MedLearn the official CMS provider of educational products, gives easy access to Web-based training courses, comprehensive training guides, brochures, fact sheets, CD-ROMs, and videos, as well as educational Web guides, electronic listservs, and links to other important Medicare Program information.

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) protects the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs through a
nationwide network of audits, investigations, and inspections.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for
protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, products that emit radiation, and tobacco products.

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) helps to protect the privacy of your health information held by certain health care providers and health insurers.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people’s health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Composed of 27 Institutes and Centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and throughout the world.

New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) Price Compare This Web resource allows healthcare consumers to compare New Jersey hospitals based on a number of statistics regarding the care they deliver to patients. It's a service provided by the New Jersey Hospital. Association and its member hospitals. Making this information available to the public is a critical component of hospitals’ ongoing efforts to make healthcare safer and more efficient.