Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesCMS is the federal agency responsible for oversight of the Medicaid program and providing guidance to states.
Kaiser Family Foundation KFF publishes data and research reports on Medicaid, the uninsured, and issues of coverage and access. Helpful KFF sites include:
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Kaiser State Health facts
Center for Health Care StrategiesCHCS is a nonprofit health policy resource center that provides data and qualitative reports on improving quality and cost effectiveness of health care services for low-income populations.
Medicaid fact sheet
National Academy for State Health Policy NASHP is an independent academy of state health policymakers working together to identify emerging issues, develop policy solutions, and improve state health policy and practice. NASHP's Medicaid Resource Center includes publications and data on quality and managed care.
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityAHRQ provides networking for state Medicaid programs to improve quality and performance measurement capacity, and publishes annual reports on health care quality and health care disparities.
Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement in Medicaid Home page
National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) NAMD is a nonprofit organization of representatives of state Medicaid agencies (including the District of Columbia and the territories).
National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) Professional membership organization for state financial officers.