Resources

In an ongoing effort to provide healthcare resources for our clients and community members, Toyon Associates compiled a list of helpful websites*. Below you’ll find everything from strategic links within CMS to the healthcare industry’s leading associations.

American Hospital Association

The AHA is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities.

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC HOSPITALS (CAPH)

For more than 30 years, California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH) has represented California’s 21 public health care systems, including county-affiliated systems and the five University of California academic medical centers. CAPH develops and advocates for innovative programs and policies – including state and federal legislation and California’s $7.1b Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver – that are providing millions of Californians with increased access to higher quality health care. They offer detailed financial analyses, guidance and counsel to officials and staff to help them develop policies that enable public health care systems to best serve their communities.

California Department of Health Services (Medi-Cal)

This is the main online site for the State of California Department of Healthcare Services which administers the State Medi-Cal program.

CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

Based in Sacramento, CHA is the statewide leader representing the interests of hospitals and health systems in California. CHA includes nearly 450 hospital and health system members, and more than 150 Executive, Associate and Personal members.

CENTER FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES

CMS runs the Medicare program, Medicaid program, and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). CMS, with the Departments of Labor and Treasury, helps millions of Americans and small companies get health insurance coverage. CMS also helps eliminate discrimination based on health status for people buying health insurance.

  • Acute Inpatient PPS
  • Fiscal intermediary and carrier directory
  • Inpatient PPS PC Pricer
  • Medicare fee for service provider enrollment contact list

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

DHHS is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.  The department has more than 300 programs covering medical and social science research, preventing outbreak of infectious disease, assuring food and drug safety, Medicare and Medicaid, etc.

HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

HRSA’s mission is to improve and expand access to quality health care for all. HRSA assures the availability of quality health care to low income, uninsured, isolated, vulnerable and special needs populations. HRSA seeks to meet unique health care needs.

HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

HFMA is the nation’s leading personal membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. HFMA brings perspective and clarity to the industry’s complex issues.

NATIONAL RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

The NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 18,000 members. The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues.  The NRHA membership is made up of a diverse collection of individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.

OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL REGISTER

The U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration work closely to disseminate the official text of Federal laws; Presidential documents; administrative regulations and notices; and descriptions of Federal organizations, programs and activities.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

The main on-line site for U.S. Social Security Administration services: checking eligibility, status, applying, requesting reports, replacing lost cards, replacement 1099’s, etc.

*Toyon Associates is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the information contained in these websites; we offer these listings only as resources for our clients and other interested parties.

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