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Organizational Websites

ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy

This is the Web page for the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Advocacy and Health Policy Division. Content includes the Legislative Action Center, publications on a wide array of socioeconomic issues, ACS testimony and views on legislative and other issues, practice management resources, and coding workshop information.

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

Looking for information on an individual state’s medical board? Use the Federation of State Medical Boards website to contact a state medical board for more information.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is the organization of insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the four U.S. territories. It provides a forum for the development of uniform policy for state insurance issues, and provides a list of insurance regulator’s names and addresses and state insurance department health contacts.

National Conference of State Legislatures

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) provides a general feel for what state legislators are concerned about, since most of them are members of the NCSL.

National Governors Association

The National Governors’ Association (NGA) website is packed with policy information, as well as state of the state speeches, review of state and state-federal issues, and official NGA positions. Biographical information on each governor is also provided.