|Links: U.S. Health Care Financing|
Contains information about medications available for HIV and AIDS through Medicaid, AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), and pharmaceutical industry sponsored patient assistance and expanded access programs.
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)|
Formerly the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Extensive resources from the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
Web-based tool from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that provides statistics on medical resource utilization by persons with HIV infection. Users may analyze data on outpatient and inpatient services and associated costs according to a wide array of factors including age group, race/ethnicity, type of insurance/insurance status, HIV risk group, and whether or not the patients used protease inhibitors.
|National Academy for State Health Policy|
Nonprofit forum of and for state health policy leaders from the executive and legislative branches. Conducts policy analysis; provides training and technical assistance to states; produces informational resources; and convenes state, regional, and national forums.
|National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)|
NASTAD is a non-profit national association of state health department HIV/AIDS program directors who have programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS health care, prevention, education, and supportive services programs funded by state and federal governments.
|State Health Facts Online|
From the Kaiser Family Foundation. Offers health policy information on a broad range of issues, e.g., managed care, health insurance coverage and the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, women's health, minority health, and HIV/AIDS. Includes individual state profiles and ability to compare and rank data across states.