-- The official U.S. gateway to all government information, including executive, legislative, judicial, state, local, and tribal.
Library of Congress
-- News, events, and features from the nation's library.
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
-- Current US Federal Legislative Information. Bills, Laws, Congressional Record reports and links to further information.
The White House
-- The official web site for the White House of the United States of America. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history and the federal government.
United States House of Representatives
-- Schedule, legislative, and member information as well as search engines for the U.S. House of Representatives' Web sites.
United States Senate
-- Schedule, legislative, and member information as well as search engines for the U.S. Senate Web sites.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
-- The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
-- Provides practical health care information, research findings, and data to help consumers, health providers, health insurers, researchers, and policymakers make informed decisions about health care issues
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
-- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), formerly the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare program, Medicaid program, and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) - three national health care programs that benefit over 80 million Americans.
The National Academies
-- including The Institutes of Medicine (IOM)
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
-- An independent federal body that advises the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. The Commission's 17 members, who bring diverse expertise in the financing and delivery of health services, meet publicly to discuss policy issues and formulate recommendations to the Congress on improving Medicare policies.
Congressional Budget Office
-- Provides Congress with nonpartisan analyses for economic and budget decisions and with estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
Government Accountability Office
-- The audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of Congress. Charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, the GAO performs audits and evaluations of Government programs and activities.