The Association promotes affordable health care for California consumers through legislative advocacy, informational communications and collaboration with other organizations.
Responsible for health care services for Californians.
How the state government will implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
The foundation is an independent philanthropy committed to improving California’s health care delivery and financing systems and to ensure that all Californians have access to affordable, quality health care.
Toll-free 1-800-289-6574 or (916) 324-4695
The California Nurses Association is known for its advocacy efforts for direct care registered nurses and patient care protections and has drawn national attention for campaigns on behalf of patients denied medical treatment that was recommended by their physicians.
GuaranteedHealthcare.org is a project of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, and patients and community groups around the country.
California OneCare is an online organizing network that exists to activate and empower people into a grassroots and netroots movement for universal health care in California.
The California State Department of Insurance deals with issues of individual health insurance in California, as well as other types of insurance.
A grassroots effort whose mission is to build support for workable health care reform. The Campaign recently conducted a national listening tour in which health plans and Americans from all walks of life had candid, transparent discussions about how we can work together to improve health care.
A grassroots coalition of more than 300 local and statewide organizations representing consumers, health care workers and providers, community organizations, seniors, religious, labor, disability rights organizations and other citizens concerned about health care and wellness.
CancerInsurance.com lets you quote, compare, & apply online for cancer insurance and critical illness insurance.
Goal is to create a regional, community-owned health care system to provide all Barnstable County residents comprehensive and affordable health care, delivered through the current and expanded network of providers.
A non-profit, grassroots organization founded on the premise of participatory democracy and the belief that meaningful reforms in the health care system will come only with the active involvement of consumers.” A model site for health reform activism and health care resources for the low-income uninsured.
Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this guide describes different kinds of health insurance plans and answers common questions.
Designed to provide health care insurance for children in families without health insurance or with inadequate health insurance. It does not replace Medicaid; in fact, children on Medicaid are precluded from CHIP participation.
For children under the age of 19 who are Massachusetts residents at any income level, who do not qualify for MassHealth (except MassHealth Limited), and who are uninsured.
CHIP is Pennsylvania’s program intended to provide health insurance for children of working families who otherwise could not afford it.
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Indiana’s oldest and largest consumer and environmental rights organization.
The Colon Cancer Coalition works to create awareness events for colon cancer across the United States. The organization was formed to oversee the Twin Cities Get Your Rear in Gear 5K and related activities, but decided to expand its vision to help create Get Your Rear in Gear branded events in all 50 United States.
Child Health Plan Plus is a low-cost health insurance program for uninsured Colorado children ages 18 and under whose families earn or own too much to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private insurance. The CHP+ Prenatal Care Program offers free health insurance to uninsured Colorado pregnant women who live in households that meet certain income requirements.
The state agency responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Colorado Indigent Care program, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
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Colorado Long Term Care Insider
Medicaid is the government program to help poor and indigent get health care services. Pregnant women and children 18 and under who meet income requirements may be eligible for Medicaid, as well as the aged, blind and disabled.
A national, nonprofit health care advocacy organization, dedicated to strengthening the voice of health care consumers and building stronger state and regional networks to drive health policy and system change.
Committed to the goal of universal health coverage as the most fair and efficient method of achieving positive health outcomes for individuals and the greater community. In an effort to achieve this goal, CSS has launched a comprehensive campaign to provide access to affordable, quality health care coverage to the nearly 2.5 million New Yorkers who lack health insurance. Working with local partners, our aim is to build public will and advocate for significant government support to ensure that a plan for universal health coverage is in place by 2010.
(North Dakota health insurance risk pool)
Toll-free 1-800-737-0016 or (701) 277-2271
Connecticut CHOICES Program provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions.
|The Connecticut Coalition for Universal Health Care was formed in January, 1999 and represents citizen, labor, political, business, and health care professional organizations.|
Toll-free 1-800-842-0004 (M-F 9am-4pm EST)
The state Children’s Health Insurance Program provides health insurance for children 18 and under whose family meets income guidelines. Parents, relatives, caregivers and pregnant women can also qualify for coverage.
Official government Web site for department responsible for oversight of insurance companies doing business in Connecticut.
- Make a consumer complaint against health insurance companies in Connecticut.
- The state government publishes this list of Connecticut consumer health insurance links.
- Connecticut has this information on insurance issues for military personnel.
The government program designed to help poor and indigent get health care. Pregnant women and children ages 18 and under who meet income requirements may be eligible for coverage, along with the aged, blind, and disabled. For more information about eligibility, contact your local Department of Social Services office.
Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.
For insurance questions/problems:
Phoenix Area: (602) 912-8444
Tucson Area: (520) 628-6370
Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.
A joint initiative of Robert Wood Johnson and Community Catalyst to strengthen the consumer voice to promote innovative and comprehensive health care coverage for everyone.
A project of the Missouri Foundation for Health to develop, publish, and promote specific policy recommendations to increase the number of Missourians with health coverage.
A project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a national effort to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and to demand solutions from our nation’s leaders.
(303) 863-1960 or toll-free 1-866-787-9129 (M-F 8am–5pm)