Health Policy Websites

What follows is a list of health policy websites that I have found particularly useful for both Washington State and national health care policy opinions, reports, and statistics. The list is in no way exhaustive and is intended as a resource for my students at the University of Washington School of Social Work. Inclusion on this list does not endorse the views expressed on any particular website. All underlined texts are URL addresses.

 -Gunnar Almgren, PhD Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Welfare, University of Washington

Washington State

U.W. Health Policy Analysis Program

Basic Health Plan

Washington State Health Care Authority

Washington State Public Health Association

DSHS Medical Assistance Administration

Washington State Health Insurance Commissioner

DSHS Search

Washington State Laws

National Policy

National Association of Social Workers

Families USA Foundation

The American Prospect

The Commonwealth Fund

The Heritage Foundation

The American Enterprise Institute

The Cato Institute

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (formally Health Care Financing Administration)

National Center for Health Statistics

AHIP/Health Insurance Association of America

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Health Policy Website

Special Focus

U.W.  Population Health Forum

Minority Health Project

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research