- AddictionCenter provides the most up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of the top treatment centers across the country.
https://www.addictioncenter.com/rehabs/new-jersey/ (for New Jersey)
- Addiction Resource provides information to help individuals struggling with an addiction and provide support to their loved ones so they stay on the road to recovery and successfully overcome addiction for life.
- Alcoholics Anonymous® is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
- Al-Anon Family Groups provide strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers.
- Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.
- Gamblers Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
- RehabCenter.net provides the information you will need to choose the best rehab strategy, find aftercare support, determine whether your health insurance covers your treatment, and win back your life.
- Recovery.org connects people and their families with the information and resources to help them recover from substance abuse and behavioral disorders. The site provides a search function for Addiction Recovery Centers throughout the country.
- The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.
- The National Institute on Drug Abuse mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
- The Partnership™ for Drug-Free Kidswas Founded in 1986 as an anti-drug advertising campaign and formerly known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and helping families impacted by addiction.
- The American Heart Association® provides information about preventing heart disease, as well as treatment options for the various conditions associated with coronary heart disease.
- HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 66,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
- KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees the regulation of pharmaceutical and food products as well as medical devices. The Drugs Page has both professional and consumer information on topics such as specific drugs, taking medications safely, buying generic drugs, and saving money on prescriptions.
- ConsumerSafety.org gathers and presents recall information on products, food, medical devices and drugs, and publishes consumer-related news and safety guides.
https://www.consumersafety.org/ (All categories)
https://www.consumersafety.org/drugs (Drug category)
- DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).
- NeedyMeds is a national non-profit organization that maintains a website of free information on programs that help people who can’t afford medications and healthcare costs.
End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- The American Kidney Fund® provides information about Kidney Disease and offers financial assistance to qualified ESRD patients.
- Medicare is a key resource for choosing a dialysis provider. The Dialysis Facility Compare site provides important statistics regarding facility quality measures.
- The National Kidney Foundation™ provides information and advocacy for newly diagnosed patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
- The American Diabetes Association® provides information about the prevention and treatment of diabetes, which happens to be the leading cause of ESRD.
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.
- World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys.
- The World Kidney Fund is dedicated to supporting the advancement of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of kidney disease around the world.
Hematology and Disorders of the Blood
- The American Society of Hematology provides information and advocacy for disorders involving the blood, bone marrow and vascular systems.
- The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding cures and treatments for inheritable bleeding disorders.
- Hep C Hope provides the latest information about the different options for treating Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C affects 3 million people in the US.
- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) provides information and advocacy to more than 350,000 patients in 36 countries.
- The AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HYPERTENSION or ASH, is committed to the prevention and treatment of hypertension, which happens to be the second leading cause of ESRD.
- MyHealthGuide is an industry newsletter for the self-funded community. This is also known as “The Clevenger Report,” named for the founder, Ernie Clevenger.
- The Self-Insurance Institute of America™ (SIIA) provides information and resources to self-funded group health plans and their partners.
- The Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA) is a professional organization whose goal is to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of third party benefit administration through education, legislation, and the exchange of ideas.
- The Association of Governmental Risk Pools (AGRIP) is a 501-(c)6 non-profit association that helps save lives and government resources by providing vital services to and advocacy for the Public Sector Risk Pooling community.
- The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) represents more than 100,000 licensed health insurance agents, brokers and consultants. They provide education and professional development to promote excellence in the field of insurance.
- A.M. Best is a global credit rating agency that focuses on the insurance industry. Insurance professionals use these ratings of financial strength and credit worthiness to determine which corporations are the most financially sound and which organizations they will choose to work with.
- Standard & Poor’s have been providing credit benchmarks across numerous industries for the past 150 years.
- The Insurance Journal provides industry news and issues of interest related to Brokers & Agents, P&C Companies, Government, Markets and Coverage, Operations, Claims and other industry related news.
- Business Insurance.com provides news and information related to Risk Management, Specialty Risks, Workers Comp, Brokers and Benefit Management.
- The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) was founded in 1988 to provide credentialing and education for medical coders. A great reference for issues related to Medical Coding.
- The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is an organization created and governed by chief insurance regulators from each of the 50 states. Their mission is to promote competitive markets, reliability and equity for insurance consumers.
- The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
- NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
- The American Cancer Society® is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
- For more than a century, the American Lung Association has led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.
- The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institute of Health. They are responsible for research and disseminating information about Cancer treatment options and they are part of the Department of Health and Human Services.
- The American Medical Association’s mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
- The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need.
- AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities.
- Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
- Mesothelioma Guide is a resource to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, information, and healthcare solutions.
- NIHSeniorHealth is a website for older adults, it makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand online health information.
- National Institute on Aging (NIA) leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
State and Federal Government
- Healthcare.gov is the marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act for individuals to obtain medical insurance.
- HealthFinder.gov is a government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
- MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
- The State of New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) regulate the banking, insurance and real estate industries in NJ.
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s medical research agency. It is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works to protect America from health, safety and security threats. The CDC increases the health and security of our nation.
- The US Government site for Medicare.
- The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is one of six Centers within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
- It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans.
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.