Serve as a consumer clearinghouse for information about the health care system and is a network of organizations and individuals working for the consumer perspective in national and state health policy. Network members include The Medicaid Advocacy Network, The Children's Health Campaign, and The Medicare Action Network.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.
The Finance Project
A non-profit policy research, technical assistance and information organization created to help improve outcomes for children, families and communities nationwide.
Alliance on Early Childhood Finance
The Alliance was established to address the need for deeper, more comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of Early Care and Education finance. The Alliance seeks to lead a national conversation, and to engage a wide range of stakeholders - from government, business, philanthropy, as well as among the provider community and the families they serve.
Center for Special Education Finance (CSEF)
Established to address fiscal policy questions related to the delivery and support of special education services throughout the United States and disseminate up-to-date information to stakeholders at all levels.
A national, grassroots clearinghouse for information and education concerning the health care of children with special health needs and related public financing programs.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
US Department of Health and Human Services official site for resources regarding Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP.
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
US Department of Health and Human Services official site that provides materials of interest to various audiences regarding SCHIP, also known as Title XXI, as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 including legislative and regulatory guidance.
IDEA Infant and Toddler Coordinator's Association (ITCA)
A membership organization for state Part C coordinators that promotes mutual assistance, cooperation, and exchange of information and ideas in the administration of Part C of the IDEA.
National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS)
A longitudinal study following more than 3,300 children with disabilities or at risk for disabilities and their families through their experiences in early intervention and into early elementary school.
Office of Head Start Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) System
The Office of Head Start's Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) system supports program staff in delivering high-quality services to children and families.
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)
conducts policy analysis; provides training and technical assistance to states; produces informational resources; and convenes state, regional, and national forums. The site includes information related to Medicaid and includes The Premium Assistance Toolbox for States funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's State Coverage Initiatives program. The Tool Box is a health insurance purchasing strategy in which a state uses public funds to pay for a portion of the premium costs of employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) for eligible populations.