Health Finder is a free, comprehensive online guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Their website features a library of information on prevention and wellness, diseases & conditions, and alternative medicine. Also included is information about doctors, dentists, public clinics, hospitals, long term care, nursing homes, health insurance, prescriptions, health fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, and medical privacy. Their website also features health-related news.
Medicaid Reference Desk is a website that provides information about Medicaid for people with developmental disabilities in 11 states, including California, Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Information is offered on home-based, community, employment and health related Medicaid programs. To learn more about the programs available in your state, visit this website.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, phone: 1-800-232-4636 or TTY 1-888-232-6348 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health Program "fosters the development of knowledge and interventions needed to reduce and prevent secondary conditions among persons with congenital or acquired physical, cognitive, or sensory impairments." Disability and Health provides support to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington. Their website offers each state's activities and provides contact information for each program. Their website also features a listing of news and current events and offers links relevant to individuals with developmental disabilities.
National Institute on Aging Information Center from the National Institue of Health. Visit the www.nihseniorhealth.gov from the NIA and the National Library of Medicine. This website has health and wellness information for older adults. Special features make it simple to use, such as making the type larger. For an exercise and physical activity campaign from the NIA visit Go4Life to keep your bones and muscles performing well. For more information contact the NIA , P.O. Box 8057, Taithersburg, MD 20898-8057 or Phone 1-800-222-2225 (toll free), 1-800-222-4225 (TTY/toll-free), or send email to email@example.comU.S. Department of Health and Human Services is a U.S. government agency protecting health and providing human services. It includes several subordinate organizations including the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Health Care Financing Administration, National Institute for Health and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It provides among its topics, Healthfinder and Human Services information research and a complete list of HHS Agencies on the Internet.
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona's Medicaid program. The website offers information on health plans, long term care, providers and more. The website also offers information on policies, publications, statistics and more. They are located at 801 E. Jefferson, Phoenix, Arizona 85034. They can be contacted by telephone at 602-417-4000.
Milwaukee County, Disability Resource Center Click on the Disability Database and you can search the research center in a variety of ways, fill out a form with your needs or if you know the resource by name.Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides press releases, initiatives and reports, and information about the department, programs and services, regulation and licensing and job opportunities at DHS. Information on Diseases, Health Care, Long Term Care, and Prevention and Healthy Living. Find Disability Resources. Find your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRCs). ADRCs are the first place to go to get accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. ADRCs are friendly, welcoming places where anyone - individuals, concerned families or friends, or professionals working with issues related to aging or disabilities - can go for information tailored to their situation. The ADRC provides information on broad range of programs and services, helps people understand the various long term care options available to them, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly-funded long term care. These services can be provided at the ADRC, via telephone, or through a home visit, whichever is more convenient to the individual seeking help.
Wisconsin's BadgerCare Plus, through the Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS), provides health coverage for certain individuals and families who do not qualify for Medicaid. For more information, visit the BadgerCare Plus website or call (800) 362-3002.
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