Other Resources

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – Health Care Reform – This section of ACOG’s website has information on the health care reform law for ob-gyns, patient FAQs, details of ACOG’s work on reform, and links to more information.

American Medical Association (AMA) – Health System Reform – This website has general information on what reform means to physicians and patients, an overview of major provisions, health reform news, and links to the Health System Reform Insight newsletter and other resources for physicians and patients.

Health Affairs – Health Reform – This is a collection of articles from the journal Health Affairs on health care reform. The full text of some articles is available for free; others have an excerpt and require payment or a subscription to view the full text.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS) – Meaningful Use OneSource – This website is designed to help HIMSS members and other organizations prepare for the Meaningful Use and Certification Criteria and Standards regulations. Documents, tools, and links to other resources on meaningful use of electronic medical records are included.

Dear Tribal and Urban Indian Organization Leader:

On September 15, 2017, the Indian Health Service (IHS) initiated a Tribal Consultation and Urban Conference on the IHS Strategic Plan 2018-2022. I am writing to provide information on ways to submit written and in-person comments and update you on the formation and role of the IHS Strategic Planning Workgroup. There is also an opportunity to provide feedback to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the HHS Strategic Plan 2018-2022.

Do the IHS Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives reflect the direction and priorities you feel the IHS should pursue over the next 5 years? Read more here.

IHS Trainings

Check here for a listing of upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Trainings .

Upcoming Live Online Education

Wednesday, November 1
3pm EDT / 2pm CDT / 1pm MDT / 12pm PDT / 11am AKDT
Update on Immunizations for Adults with Diabetes
Amy Groom, MPH
IHS Immunization Program Manager/CDC Field Assignee 
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Kaiser Family Foundation – Women’s Health Policy – This website links to an online slide presentation on the implications of the new health reform law for women. There are also links to recent Kaiser publications on women’s health and insurance coverage.

National Health Law Program – This website includes a comprehensive analysis of the Affordable Care Act, fact sheets, information on state implementation and health reform litigation, and more.

National Institute for Health Care Reform – The NIHCR conducts research and policy analyses of the organization, financing, and delivery of health care in the U.S. The website includes links to full-text publications.

National Women’s Law Center – Health Care Reform – The NWLC works to ensure that the new health care law benefits women. The website includes information on health reform related to women’s health.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Information on research to help people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services. AHRQ was formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.

The Alliance for Health Reform – Website that offers a full array of resources and viewpoints, in a number of formats, to elected officials and their staffs, journalists, policy analysts and advocates.