Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
The federal agency responsible for administering Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP (Children's Health Insurance), and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
A unit of the U.S. Department of Education that provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
NIDRR contractor that provides online access to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information, including NIDRR funded research projects.
Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC)
CMS contractor that provides free assistance to academic, government, and non-profit researchers interested in using Medicare and/or Medicaid data for their research.
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Social Security Administration's focal point for policy analysis and research, evaluation, and statistics, including annual SSDI summary data.
WSU Department of Health Policy and Administration
A research and teaching unit based in Spokane, Washington, HPA administers a large and well-established master’s degree program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.