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Health - Finding Care

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Health Care

 

Finding Health Care Providers

Finding Low-Cost or Free Health Insurance in NJ

Health Care Reform

 

Finding Health Care Providers

 

American Dental Association

http://www.ada.org/ 

Find a dentist according to your choice of location and specialty. The directory only includes dentists who are ADA members.

 

American Hospital Directory

http://www.ahd.com 

A gateway to summary data for hospitals, with data from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files. Additional information, including hospital quality, is only available with paid subscription.

 

American Medical Association

https://apps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/home.jsp  

Members' directory searchable by state and specialization. The directory only includes doctors who are AMA members.


Find Insurance Options

http://finder.healthcare.gov/

See which public, private and community programs meet your needs.

 

Find a Nurse-Midwife

https://www.midwife.org/find-a-midwife

A service of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, with directory information and advice.

 

Hospital Compare

https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html

Enables visitors locate general statistics, statistics specific to a certain type of medical condition, and surgical procedures, for hospitals.

 

New Jersey: Senior Services

http://www.state.nj.us/nj/community/senior

State information for New Jersey's older adults, such as benefits for seniors, "find a flu shot," hospitals, and toll-free numbers. 

 

Pregnancy Centers Online

http://www.optionline.org 

State-by-state listings of facilities that offer free pregnancy tests, counseling from an anti-abortion standpoint, medical and insurance referrals, and temporary shelter.

 

U.S. Hospital Finder

http://www.ushospitalfinder.com

Search for hospitals in or near a given area. Results include contact information and a map.

 

Welcome to Abortion Clinics Online

http://www.gynpages.com 

"A directory service comprised of websites of over 400 providers of abortion services and other reproductive healthcare."

 

ZocDoc

https://www.zocdoc.com

Find a doctor and make an appointment right at this site. Search by specialty, zip code, and insurance provider.  Includes patient reviews and comments.

 

Finding Low-Cost or Free Health Insurance in NJ

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

http://www.cms.gov/cciio/Resources/forms-reports-and-other-resources/index.html#hie

Consumer support, health insurance market reforms, data, fact sheets, etc.

 

Charity Care - NJ Hospital Care Payment Assistance Program

http://www.state.nj.us/health/cc

Hospital care payment assistance is available to New Jersey residents who: have no health coverage or have coverage that pays only for part of the bill, are ineligible for any private or governmental sponsored coverage (such as Medicaid), and meet both the income and assets eligibility criteria.

 

Daily Med

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed

Information about drugs, warnings, recalls, and more.

 

e-Health Insurance Affordable Care Act Resource Center

https://www.ehealthinsurance.com/affordable-care-act?fromRetail=true

Get an overview of the Affordable Care Act (sometimes called ObamaCare), find out if your current coverage (if you have health insurance) needs to change, compare plans, etc.

 

Medicare

http://www.medicare.gov

The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.

 

NJ Medicaid

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/clients/medicaid/

To be eligible for New Jersey Medicaid, a person must meet these general requirements: resident of New Jersey, U.S. Citizen or qualified alien (most immigrants who arrived after August 22, 1996 are barred from the program for five years), and meet specific standards for financial income and resources. In addition, a person must fall into one of the following categories: families with children up to age 18, people who are aged, blind or permanently disabled, pregnant women, or children.

 

NJ Family Care

http://www.njfamilycare.org

NJ FamilyCare is a federal and state funded health insurance program created to help New Jersey's uninsured children and certain low-income parents and guardians to have affordable health coverage.

 

NJ State Health Insurance Assistance Program

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/home/sashipsite.html

Contact information for county offices.

 

WellCare of NJ

http://www.wellcare.com

Medicare and Medicaid health care plans, including plans for families, children, the aged, and the blind and disabled. WellCare also operates prescription drug plans.

 

 

Health Care Reform

 

A toll-free number you can call to get your questions answered by a customer service representative, available 24/7: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325). On calling, you'll be welcomed to the Health Insurance Marketplace and asked to give your state.

 

AARP Health Laws Answers

http://healthlawanswers.aarp.org/?cmp=RDRCT-HLA_JUN13_013?sf16271392=1

Answer a few questions about your gender, age, and current insurance situation, and AARP will tell how how the new health care law works for you and your loved ones.

 

AARP Health Law Fact Sheets

http://www.aarp.org/health/health-care-reform/health_reform_factsheets

Information for specific populations (race/ethnicity, LGBTI, age, rural residents, poverty factors, etc.), provisions, information for businesses, and more.

 

e-Health Insurance Affordable Care Act Resource Center

https://www.ehealthinsurance.com/affordable-care-act?fromRetail=true

Get an overview of the Affordable Care Act (sometimes called ObamaCare), find out if your current coverage (if you have health insurance) needs to change, compare plans, etc.

 

Health Care Reform (New York Times Topics)

http://tinyurl.com/lr636j

News articles, an overview of the issue, and interactive features from the New York Times.

 

Health Insurance: MedlinePlus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthinsurance.html 

Get an understanding of what the new programs will cover, and sign up for email updates. 

 

Henry J. Kaiser Foundation Health Care Reform pages

http://kff.org/health-reform

Excellent information about the requirements to buy health insurance, how much people in different circumstances should have,

 

HealthCare.gov

http://www.healthcare.gov/

Information about insurance options, contact information, news about the health reform law, and more. From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 

 

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https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es

En espanol: vea sus opciones.

 

 

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