Government Organizations on Health Care

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U.S. Health Care

Health care is one of the most important topics in American politics and society today. Use this Web guide to find information on the government and non-government health care organizations that seek to educate and heal the American public. You’ll find resources for health care news, as well as information on where the current presidential candidates stand on health care issues.

Government Organizations on Health Care

The following organizations represent the U.S. government’s role in the American health care system. These Web sites are resources for current U.S. health care policies, and illuminate American citizens’ health care rights accordingly. Some offer health news and information.

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  • This guide is not intended as a resource for locating health care services. If you’re looking for a medical professional or a federal agency that deals with health care, visit healthfinder.gov, a health care directory offered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Private Organizations on Health Care

The United States government is not solely responsible for the health care of its citizens. As a result, many private institutions have emerged to facilitate greater health care availability and education for the American public. Below are some organizations that specialize in health care policy research, as well as groups striving to help American citizens by fulfilling immediate health care needs.

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  • There are thousands of private and nonprofit organizations dedicated to health care. We’ve recommended a few that represent different sides of the health care perspective, including organizations that accredit health care institutions and nonprofits that seek to bring health care to individuals.
  • If you want to learn as much as possible about the issues surrounding health care today, visit the organizations that represent the medical community: learning how health care professionals perceive the issues can broaden your perspective, even if the information seems technical or complex.

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For organizations that accredit health care institutions …
For organizations that seek to improve American health care …
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Health Care News

New developments in health care policy and research happen every day. Use these resources to stay abreast of changes in the health care system, or to learn about new issues that question current health care guidelines and strategies.

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  • Many of the resources mentioned earlier in this guide offer health care news as well. Be advised, however, that government and private organizations have specific agendas that influence what news is offered, and how it is presented.

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For analysis of current health care data …
For news from the medical and health care communities …
For news from mainstream media sources …
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