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Organizations & their procedures for accreditation of health care facilities

Joint Commission [265] ?

Accredits health organizations in the US


Resources on nursing homes, eldercare, etc.

Fire Prevention for Seniors [40852] ?

Fire prevention and preparedness advice for older adults

DHHS Updates

What's new at the US Department of Health & Human Services and its agencies

CDC - Email Updates [39647] ?

Official email newsletters from the US Dept of Health and Human Services


Discussion groups and message boards on substance abuse, health, fitness, etc.

Blog: Hospital Impact [29190] ?

What it will take for our hospitals to be best run organizations

Drug Free Workplace

Workplace substance abuse programs, drug policies and more

Drug-Free Workplace Act [16406] ?

Requires some Federal contractors & all Federal grantees to provide drug-free workplaces


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 materials

CA-California Office of Health Information [27515] ?

For offices within California State Government impacted by the HIPAA requirements

Privacy Provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [17528] ?

Guidance on HIPAA for those who collect health-related data for marketing purposes


Disability insurance, health insurance, etc.

Defined Contribution Health Plan Overview [40499] ?

Rather than paying the costs to provide a specific group health plan benefit, employers can reimburse employee expenses

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program [36986] ?

Was established by the Affordable Care Act

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Rule [pdf] [36938] ?

Text of the rule

Updated Health Plan and Health Care Reform Resources [40429] ?

Affordable Care Act regulations and guidance

Health Reform: Early Retiree Reinsurance Program [36864] ?

A $5 billion program to provide financial relief to companies that offer health coverage to early retirees

Updated Small Business - Health Care [13639] ?

Guidance for small business of the Affordable Care Act


Food guide pyramid, nutrition guides, dietary guidelines, weight control & more

Dietary Guidelines - AHA Diet [549] ?

American Heart Association dietary guidelines for healthy adults


Health effects of environmental smoke, workplace smoking rules and more

ATF Tobacco Industry Programs [12805] ?

ATF collects tobacco excise taxes, issues permits, investigates trafficking of contraband tobacco

Wellness Programs

Workplace health promotion and wellness programs

UA Life & Work Connections [36284] ?

Example of a worksite wellness program that incorporates innovative work/life programs

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