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Links: U.S. Government and Nongovernmental Resources
Federal Agencies and Programs
State-Level Resources
Policy and Advocacy Organizations
Other Resources
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AIDS Hotlines
HIV Prevention Community Planning
U.S. Health Care Financing
Federal Agencies and Programs
Bureau of the Census
Centers for Medicare and 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.
Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Health Care Research and Policy
An HIV/AIDS information site.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
HIV/AIDS information page.
Food and Drug Administration
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
HIV/AIDS Bureau.
Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page
Department of Veterans Affairs, HIV/AIDS Information
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA.)
Social Security Administration
White House Office of National AIDS Policy
State-Level Resources
State Health Facts Online
Kaiser Family Foundation. Includes individual state profiles and ability to compare and rank data across states.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Families USA
State-specific information on and contacts for Medicaid, children's health, and managed care.
Consumer guide for obtaining and keeping health insurance. From Georgetown University's Institute for Health Care Policy and Research.
National Academy for State Health Policy
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)
National Conference of State Legislatures
Bipartisan organization that provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
National Women's Law Center
Policy and Advocacy Organizations
AIDS Action
Includes federal HIV/AIDS appropriations charts.
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
AIDS Project Los Angeles
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
The Alan Guttmacher Institute
Information on sexually transmitted diseases and HIV, law and public policy, sexual behavior, and youth. Numerous publications include Family Planning Perspectives.
American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
American Social Health Association
Includes STD Coalition and STD Prevention Partnership.
Black AIDS Institute
Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR)
National advocacy collaboration focused on Titles I and III of the Ryan White CARE Act.
Critical Path AIDS Project
Community-oriented site with extensive information on AIDS treatment.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Provides education and advocates in health policy.
Gay Men's Health Crisis
Global Health Council
Washington, D.C.-based organization providing advocacy and policy support for global AIDS efforts.
Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Program
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
News, fact sheets, and action alerts.
National Association of People With AIDS
National Minority AIDS Council
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Project Inform
The Ryan White CARE Act Title II Community AIDS National Network, Incorporated (T-II CANN)
Nonprofit aimed at those who fund, evaluate, staff, volunteer with, politically interact with, or are served by Title II-funded entities and projects. Web site includes factsheets and ADAP-related publications.
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
Whitman Walker Clinic
Washington, D.C., AIDS service organization that conducts advocacy activites nationally.
Other Resources
Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet