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Please find below a listing of website links of interest to the field of healthcare practice management.  If you do not see a link that you feel would be beneficial, please send to


Insurance Company American Academy of Family Physicians
Association supporting Family Physician practices.


American Medical Association
The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.


American Medical Group Association
AMGA advocates for the multispecialty medical group model of health care delivery and for the patients served by medical groups, through innovation and information sharing, benchmarking, leadership development, and continuous striving to improve patient care.


American Public Health Association

APHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for over 125 years.  Throughout its history it has been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.


Ask Leslie
A blog for medical providers in coping with third party payer issues.


Benefits Link
Free service for Employee Benefits.  Since April 1995, Benefits Link has provided free compliance information and tools for employee benefit plan sponsors, service-provider and participants.  We are independently published.


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Insurance Company


Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina  Insurance Company


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee  Insurance Company


Cariten Insurance Network


Center for Health Care Strategies

Since 1995 the Center for Health Care Strategies has strived to continuously improve the quality of health and health related services for beneficiaries of our nation's health coverage safety net, Medicaid and the State Children's Health Ins.


Center for Studying Health System Change
The mission of the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) is to inform health care decision makers about changes in the health care system at both the local and national levels and the effects of such changes on people.  


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States Government for protecting the health and safety of its citizens.


CIGNA Insurance Company


 CMS - Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


CMS Provider Page 

Information from CMS to the Provider.


Drug Enforcement Agency 

United States Drug Enforcement Administration.


European Health Management Association 

EHMA is the only European membership organization focusing on managerial issues and on management development in the health sector.  It is unique in fostering activities between health service organizations and institutions in the field of healthcare.


FDA - Food and Drug Administration

FDA is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services and consists of eight centers/offices.


Florida State U College of Medicine Library
Library of healthcare management related websites.


GA Campaign for Pregnancy Prevention 

G-CAPP is committed to enriching the lives of adolescents and helping them achieve a healthy, productive future free of early pregnancy.


GA Dept of Family and Children Services.  

Find your local county office and rulings here. GA


Dept of Human Resources Healthcare. Links to the state of Georgia's Healthcare programs.


GA Insurance Commissioner

The mission of the Office of Commissioner of Insurance is to ensure that the public's interests are served through professional oversight of regulated industries, consumer protection, and broad-based educational activities.


GA Law Code Search
Search for current Georgia laws.


GA Workers Compensation
Georgia State Board of Workers Compensation Home page.


Harvard Hospital
Harvard Medicine Consumer Information


HealthCare Administration EDU

Healthcare Administration is a resource designed for students and professionals. It was created with the express purpose of providing aspiring and advancing health administrators with the tools necessary to succeed in the field – from information on undergraduate degree options available to those entering the field, to master’s degree options for career changers and graduate students with backgrounds in healthcare disciplines.


Healthcare Consumer Watchdog
Healthcare watchdog website.


Healthcare Info and Mgmt Systems Society
HIMSS is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems.


Humana Military
Insurance for military personnel


Integrated Healthcare Association
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) is composed of top decision-makers from the major health care stakeholder groups in California.  Its mission is to promote the continuing evolution of integrated health care, suppored by financial mechanism Internal Revenue Service


 IRS - no description necessary.


 IRS Mileage Link 


Medical Association of Georgia
The objectives of the Association are to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health as provided for in the Bylaws.  GMGMA works closely with MAG and encourages your physicians to be a MAG member.


Medical Group Management Association
The national membership association for individuals who manage and lead medical group practices.  GMGMA is affiliated with MGMA and works closely with them.


Georgia Medicare website.


National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
NAPH has worked closely for the last two decades with the Congress, various federal regulatory agencies and many state and local governments on behalf of our members.


NPI Look Up
This tool is used to lok up NPI numbers for individual providers or groups.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA - no description required.


Office of Inspector General
The mission of the OIG, as mandated by Public Law 95-452 (as amended), is to protect the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, as well as the health and welfare of the beneficiaries of those programs. 


Record Retention
This link directs you to the Georgia law on Medical Record Retention rules and regulations. website is one of the most widely recognized destinations for those seeking reliable information about employee pay levels and compensation-related best practices, trends and policies.


Social Security Administration
SSA is headed by a COmmissioner and has a staff of over 65,000 employees within an organizational structure of 13 offices.  SSA's central office is located in Baltimore, MD.  The field organization, which is decentralized to provide services at the local level, includes 10 regional offices, 6 processing centers, and approximately 1300 field offices.  You may click on any of the office links to learn how these are organized and who is responsible for directing them.  Please note than an asterisk (*) indicates the incumbent is serving in an acting capacity.


Stark Compliance
MGMA's tool for Stark Compliance.


Search for a federal law here.


Insurance for Military personnel and families.


United Healthcare
Insurance Company