Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is responsible for the Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based upon established standards and guidelines.

Modern Healthcare: Modern Healthcare is a business newsweekly serving healthcare management is edited to keep healthcare executives current with news and trends in the field. Major areas of coverage are finance, managed care, integrated delivery systems, physician issues, marketing, information systems, technology, politics, plus developments in Washington, state legislatures, regulatory agencies and the courts that affect healthcare providers.

American Medical Association: The AMA is the nation's leader in promoting professionalism in medicine and setting standards for medical ethics, practice and education.

American Health Lawyers Association ("AHLA")

American Hospital Administration

American Bar Association

American College of Emergency Physicians: The American College of Emergency Physicians is a medical specialty society, formed in 1968 to improve emergency care by setting high standards for emergency medical education and practice.

Association of State Medical Board Executive Directors

Association of American Medical Colleges: The mission of the Association of American Medical Colleges is to improve the health of the public by enhancing the effectiveness of academic medicine. The AAMC pursues its mission by assisting academic medicine's institutions, organizations and individuals in carrying out their responsibilities for: educating the physician and medical scientist workforce; discovering new medical knowledge; developing innovative technologies for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease; providing health care services in academic settings.

Bureau of National Affairs ("BNA"): BNA is a leading publisher of print and electronic news and information, reporting on developments in health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation, environmental protection, safety, and other public policy and regulatory issues.

Federal Legislative Information

Federal Register: The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.

Federation of State Medical Boards of US: The Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, Inc., is a national organization comprised of the 69 medical boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Findlaw: This site is a comprehensive source for state and federal statutes, rules, cases, secondary materials such as law journals, lawyer jobs, legal organizations, law firms, consultants and experts, and other helpful legal information.

Food and Drug Administration ("FDA")

Health Care Financing Administration ("HCFA")

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations ("JCAHO"): The mission of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 19,500 health care organizations in the United States, including hospitals, health care networks, managed care organizations, and health care organizations that provide home care, long term care, behavioral health care, laboratory, and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, and the world's leading health care standards-setting and accrediting body.

National Subacute Care Association: The National Subacute Care Association is dedicated to advancing subacute care as a viable part of the healthcare continuum and to providing information and education to encourage industry growth and enable its members to better serve persons with subacute needs.

National Practitioner Databank: The National Practitioner Data Bank ("NPDB") is a central repository of the information on physicians, dentists, and in some cases, other health care practitioners. It contains reports on medical malpractice payments, adverse licensure actions, adverse clinical privilege actions, and adverse professional society membership actions.

National Committee for Quality Assurance: NCQA is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to evaluate and report on the quality of the nation's managed care organizations.

National Home Care Association

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

North Carolina Bar Association; Health Law Section

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Home Page

North Carolina Division of Aging: North Carolina Division of Aging's mission is to promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older persons and their families and ready younger generations to enjoy their later years. Partnering with Area Agencies on Aging, local services and programs, senior leaders, and other public and private interests, the Division is the state agency responsible for planning, administering, coordinating, and evaluating a community-based system of opportunities, services, and protections to advance the social, health, and economic well being of older North Carolinians.

North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation: The Division of Health Service Regulation regulates medical, mental health and group care facilities, emergency medical services, and local jails.

North Carolina General Assembly: The NCGA web site is intended to provide a variety of information including information about legislators, committee assignments, text and history of bills, state statutes, daily calendars, redistricting information, staff reports, personnel openings, audio for House and Senate Chambers and Appropriations and Finance Committee rooms, and other miscellaneous public information.

North Carolina Hospital Association

North Carolina Hospital Link: HospitalLink makes it easy for you to locate the web site of almost any hospital you choose in a matter of seconds with one click and scroll of a computer mouse.

North Carolina Medical Board

North Carolina Medical Society

North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings

North Carolina State Court: North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions, forms, and other helpful information on this official site of the Administrative Office of the Courts. This site even has limited information about certain trial courts in the State.

North Carolina State Home Page: Providing comprehensive information and online services for citizens, businesses and State Employees of North Carolina.

Official US Site for Medicare Information: The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information

OIG: Office of Inspector General, United States Department of Health and Human Services.


Qui Tam Information Center: The Qui Tam Information Center is a place for whistleblowers and attorneys to gain information and help in pursuing qui tam actions. Qui Tam ("who sues on behalf of the king as well as for himself") is a provision of the Federal Civil False Claims Act that allows a private citizen to file a suit in the name of the U.S. Government charging fraud by government contractors and other entities who receive or use government funds, and share in any money recovered.

State Attorneys General Homepage: NAAG handles dozens of federal-state working groups, sponsors more than 30 seminars, conferences, summits, emerging issue forums, and special events yearly, drawing thousands of Attorneys General staff. NAAG also publishes written reports, monographs, and more than a dozen newsletters on a wide range of substantive topics.

United States Department of Health and Human Services ("DHHS")

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

United States Sentencing Commission: The U.S Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in the judicial branch of government. Its principal purposes are: (1) to establish sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts, including guidelines prescribing the appropriate form and severity of punishment for offenders convicted of federal crimes; (2) to advise and assist Congress and the executive branch in the development of effective and efficient crime policy; and (3) to collect, analyze, research, and distribute a broad array of information on federal crime and sentencing issues, serving as an information resource for Congress, the executive branch, the courts, criminal justice practitioners, the academic community, and the public.