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Links to Other Useful Resources
on Health Policy, Aging & Long-term Care

 
Pennsylvania Department of Health
http://www.health.state.pa.us

Nursing Homes
http://www.health.state.pa.us/QA/ltc/default.htm

Home Health
http://www.health.state.pa.us/QA?home.htm

Ombudsman Program
http://www.health.state.pa.us/qa/ltc/ombuds.htm  

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/

Medicaid Page
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/omap/dpwomap.asp 

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
http://www.aging.state.pa.us/  

Pennsylvania Insurance Department
http://www.insurance.state.pa.us/ 

Continuing Care Retirement Communities
http://www.insurance.state.pa.us/html/carecomm.html  

Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program
http://www.insurance.state.pa.us/html/chip.html 

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection –
health care division
http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/  

Pennsylvania Electronic Bill Room
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/BI/billroom.htm

Regulation of Health Care Facilities
http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol28/28-23/918.html   

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov   

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,
U.S.Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.aspe.hhs.gov    

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

Program Overview of Medicare
http://www.hcfa.gov/medicare/coreover.htm   

Medicare Information
http://www.medicare.gov/     

Medicare Managed Care
http://www.hcfa.gov/medicare/mgdcar1.htm    

Medicaid
http://www.hcfa.gov/medicaid/     

Health Insurance Portability
& Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Page
http://www.hcfa.gov/hipaa/hipaahm.htm

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
http://www.hcfa.gov/init/children.htm   

U.S. Government Accounting Office
http://www.gao.gov/   

 

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June 02, 2001
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