More Resources

Legislative Sites

  • Senate: www.senate.gov – This website provides access to the web pages of all U.S. Senators and Senate Committees as well as the Senate’s calendar, legislation, the Congressional record, and education materials.
  • House: www.house.gov – This website provides access to the web pages of all U.S. Representatives and House Committees as well as the House calendar, legislation, the Congressional record, and education materials.
  • Legislative Information: thomas.loc.gov – This website is a legislative research tool that includes legislative summaries, text, etc. dating back to the 101st Congress.
  • National Conference of State Legislatures: www.ncsl.org– The NCSL is the organization that serves the state legislatures. Its website provides information, news, and other resources on the activities of the 50 state legislatures.

Regulatory Sites

  • Federal Register: www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html – This website provides access to proposed and final regulations released daily by the various government agencies.
  • CMS Online Manual System: www.cms.hhs.gov/Manuals/01_Overview.asp – This website is used by CMS program components, partners, contractors, and State Survey Agencies to administer CMS programs and offers day-to-day operating instructions, policies, and procedures based on statutes and regulations, guidelines, models, and directives.
  • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare enrollment information for providers, physicians, non-physician practitioners, and other suppliers: www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicareProviderSupEnroll – This website provides Medicare enrollment information for providers, physicians, non-physician practitioners, and other suppliers.
  • HCPCS information: www.cms.hhs.gov/MedHCPCSGenInfo– This website provides general information and links regarding Medicare’s standardized coding systems.
  • Medicare Contractor contact information: www.cms.hhs.gov/apps/contacts– This website provides tools to locate regional Medicare contractor as well as links to a HHS Staff Directory.

Other government resources:

  • The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare: www.medicare.gov – This website is designed as a resource tool for Medicare beneficiaries and includes information on the Prescription Drug Program and other Medicare benefits.
  • U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System: www.tricare.osd.mil – This is the official website of the TRICARE program and provides information on TRICARE benefits and plans.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: www1.va.gov/health– This is the official website of the VA Health Program and provides information on VA benefits and plans.
  • Federal Employee Health Insurance Program: www.opm.gov/insure/index.asp – This is the official website of the FEHBP program and provides information on FEHBP benefits and plans.
  • State Medicaid Plans: www.cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/stateplans – This website provides links to various state Medicaid plans.
  • White House: www.whitehouse.gov
  • National Governors Association: www.nga.org – This website provides information on the NGA’s activities and documents and resources on best practices in the states as well as links to individuals Governor’s websites.

Links to State Legislatures