Resources

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Government Agencies & Advocacy Organizations

Medical Organizations, Sites, and Blogs

Pharmacy Discount Sites

Health Insurance Companies & Organizations


Better Health
Produced by a community of health care professionals who blog about health care issues and policy.

Cleveland Clinic – Health Library
General information regarding diseases, disorders, symptoms, treatments, and other medical matters for the public.

Healthline
Consumer information about health care and related topics.

Kaiser Health News
A blog about general health care news and policy provided by the Kaiser Foundation.

KidsHealth
Provided by the Nemours Center for Children's Health Media for health information for children, teens, and parents.

Mayo Clinic – Patient Care and Health Information
General information regarding diseases, disorders, symptoms, treatments, and other medical matters for the public.

Medical News Today
A website that provides general health and medical care information for the public.

MedicineNet
General information regarding diseases, disorders, symptoms, treatments, and other medical matters for the public.

WebMD
General information regarding diseases, disorders, symptoms, treatments, and other medical matters for the public.

Access Health CT
The site for enrolling in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and CT Husky (Medicaid).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Main website for the CDC that provides a wealth of useful information.

Costs of Care
Posts focus on how to reduce the cost of health care for society and individuals.

HHS.gov
The official website for the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

HealthCare.gov
The official site for information about and enrolling for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Health Care for All (HCFA)
A not-for-profit advocacy group for better health care in Massachusetts that also provides useful information on various topics.

Medicaid.gov
The official website for federal government information about Medicaid (including CHIP).

MedlinePlus
Health information from National Institutes of Health.

Public Health Matters Blog
Public health information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Pump Handle
A not-for-profit blog about public health issues and policy.

Travelers’ Health (CDC)
Official CDC site for health and immunization information for international travel.

USA.gov/health
Major gateway to official federal government information about health, health care, health insurance, and other related topics.

Consumer Reports (If you pay out of pocket or have a high co-pay, read this first.)
Tips for finding the best pharmaceutical prices.

Blink Health, LLC
Plan issues card for pharmaceutical price discounts at many pharmacies, no fee.

GoodRx   
Provides comparative price information and coupons for pharmaceutical discounts.

LowestMed
Provides comparative price information and coupons for pharmaceutical discounts.

Rx Pharmacy Coupons
Provides comparative price information and coupons for pharmaceutical discounts.

ScriptSave WellRx
Plan issues card for pharmaceutical price discounts at many pharmacies, no fee.

Walgreens Pharmacy Discounts
Plan issues card for price discounts at Walgreens pharmacies only, annual fee.

HealthInsurance.org
Consumer information about health insurance and public policy from experts who do not sell insurance (although they are supported by organizations that offer insurance quotes upon request).

AARP (Medicare through United Health)

Aetna

Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

ConnectiCare

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Humana

Medicaid (CT Husky)
This site provides information about Medicaid and the CT Husky program for Connecticut residents.

Medicare
The official government website for Medicare.

Oxford 

Tricare

United Health Care