Florida Links

Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) - Florida Medicaid Program
American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) - Pursues excellence in health and human services by supporting state and local agencies, informing policymakers, and working with our partners to drive innovative, integrated, and efficient solutions in policy and practice.

First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) - Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) for Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and its services include claims processing, customer service, provider audit and reimbursement, provider enrollment, and the provision of provider education and resources.

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Division of Certified Public Accounting - To promote consumer protection by ensuring that certified public accountants and firms meet and adhere to the statutory requirements for licensure.

Florida Department of Financial Services - Florida Legislature carried out an amendment to the state's constitution by merging the Department of Insurance, Treasury, State Fire Marshal and the Department of Banking and Finance into the Department of Financial Services.

Florida Department of Health -  The Department is an executive branch agency, established in section 20.43, F.S. The Department is led by a State Surgeon General, who serves as the State Health Officer and is directly appointed by Florida’s Governor, and confirmed by Florida’s Senate.

Florida Hospital Association - Advocate proactively on behalf of hospitals at the state and federal levels on issues that will assist members in their mission of community service and care to patients.

Florida Medical Association - The Florida Medical Association represents more than 20,000 physicians, medical students and residents throughout the state. As the largest organization representing the medical profession in Florida, the FMA is dedicated to Helping Physicians Practice Medicine.

HP Enterprise Services - Florida Medicaid Fiscal Intermediary

National Links

American Hospital Association (AHA) - The national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities.

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) - Represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - To protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - Part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), administering programs including: Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Congress.gov - Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information

Federal Trade Commission - To prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.

The Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) - Kaiser is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy.

The Joint Commission - An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Medicaid.gov - A federal government managed website by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Moody's - Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.

National Council of Aging - Improving the health and economic security of 10 million older adults by 2020

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) - It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) - an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving health and achieving health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services National Institutes of Health (NIH) - A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the largest biomedical research agency in the world.

U.S. Department of Justice - To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics - Principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

U.S. Government Accountability Office - The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress.

U.S. Government Accountability Office Code of Federal Regulations - The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

U.S. Government Publishing Office - The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission -  The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. The SEC strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public's trust.

United States House of Representatives - As per the Constitution, the U.S. House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws. The House is one of Congress’s two chambers (the other is the U.S. Senate), and part of the federal government’s legislative branch. The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more than 435, proportionally representing the population of the 50 states.

United States Senate -  Established by the Constitution as one chamber of the federal government’s legislative branch, the United States Senate is comprised of one hundred members—two senators from each of the 50 states—who serve six-year, overlapping terms.

International Links

HFMA England - The Association aims to develop responses to national policy and exert influence in shaping the wider healthcare agenda.

International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)- The global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies.