Resource Links


Government Sites:

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    CMS- Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage

    CMS- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

    CMS- Internet Only Manuals

CMS - Quarterly Provider Updates

    CMS- Patient Centered Medical Homes

    CMS- Physician Fee Schedule Carrier Specific Files

    CMS- Physician Quality Reporting System

    CMS- Physician Self Referral

    CMS- Recovery Audit Contractor

    CMS- Regulations and Guidance

    CMS- Relative Value Files

    CMS- Transmittals

Department of Health and Human Services

    National Institutes of Health

    National Practitioner Data Bank

Office of Civil Rights - HIPAA Frequently Asked Questions

    Poverty Guidelines

Federal Registry

    Government Accountability Office

    Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)

    Medicaid Integrity Program

National and Local Coverage Determinations

    National Health Information Center

Office of Inspector General

    Compliance Guidance for Physician Practices

    Most Wanted Fugitives

    Office of Audit Services

    Office of Investigations

    Self-Disclosure Protocol

    Thomas Federal Bill Tracking ( The Library of Congress)

    U.S. Courts Rules & Policies

    U.S. Department of Justice

    U.S. Government Printing Office

    U.S. House of Representatives

    U.S. Senate

    U.S. Surgeon General

Healthcare Associations:

Accrediation Association for Ambulatory Health Care

    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

    American Academy of Physician Assistants

American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

American Health Information Management Association

    American Health Quality Association

    American Hospital Association

American Medical Association

    American Medical Informatics Association

    Certification Commission for Healthcare Information


    eHealth Initiative

Health Care Compliance Association

    Healthcare Financial Management Association

    Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Medical Group Management Association

    National Association of Healthcare Access Management

    National Association of Rural Health Clinics

National Association for Quality Assurance

Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers

Coding Compliance

1995 and 1997 Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines

    CMS - Diagnosis and Procedure Codes:  Abbreviated and Full       

    Code Titles

    Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM

    ICD-10-CM/PCS Information from AHIMA

    National Center for Health Statistics- ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-      

    CM Home Page

National Correct Coding Initiative Edits

Additional Resources:


Anatomy Charts from Gray's Anatomy

Human Anatomy Online

Merck Manual Online

PDR Online

Prompt Pay Regulations - National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Quality Improvement Organizations Listing by State

Rx List - Prescription Drug Listing Online