Useful Links

Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO)

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination/Medicare-and-Medicaid-Coordination/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordination-Office/
MMCO serves individuals who  are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. Its goal is to make sure these Medicare-Medicaid enrollees (also known as "dual eligibles") have full access to seamless, high-quality health care and to make the system as cost-effective as possible.

Administration for Community Living (ACL)

http://www.acl.gov
ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

http://www.samhsa.gov
SAMHSA provides leadership and devotes its resources — programs, policies, information and data, contracts and grants — toward helping the Nation act on the knowledge that: behavioral Health is essential for health; prevention works; treatment is effective; and people recover from mental and substance use disorders.

The Lewin Group (Lewin)

http://www.lewin.com
Lewin is a premier national health and human services consulting firm with more than 40 years of experience delivering objective analyses and strategic counsel to public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies across the US. It supports clients with policy research and data analysis on Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP, health care financing, strategic workforce planning, health program evaluation, comparative effectiveness research and other important areas of the public health policy arena.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

http://www.ihi.org
IHI is an independent not-for-profit organization that works with health care providers and leaders throughout the world to achieve safe and effective health care.  It focuses on motivating and building the will for change, identifying and testing new models of care in partnership with both patients and health care professionals, and ensuring the broadest possible adoption of best practices and effective innovations.