OHA: Resources
Resources
Links
 Mental Health Parity
  Links to various sites with helpful information regarding Mental Health Parity
 Health Care Reform Links
 Connecticut Insurance Department
  Information about insurance laws, links to health insurance filings, managed care report card, healthcare bulletins and more
 FDA MedWatch Safety and Adverse Event Reporting
  Click here to be directed to the FDA's MedWatch site where consumers and providers can report and research adverse events and safety issues with medications and devices.

Definitions
 Health Care and Health Insurance Glossary
  Learn more about the terms related to advocating for yourself, your family, or a friend...

Healthcare Reform
 (HHS Secretary) Sebelius Announces New $250 Million Investment to Lay Foundation for Prevention and Public Health
  National Prevention Council and Prevention and Public Health Fund Will Promote Public Health and Wellness. Read more...
 Proposed Visitation Rights for Patients
  On April 15, 2010, the President issued a Presidential memorandum to HHS calling for the initiation of rulemaking that would ensure that hospitals that participate in Medicare or Medicaid respect the rights of patients to designate visitors. Read more...
 The Afordable Care Act's New Patient's Bill of Rights
  June 22, 2010 - A major goal of the Affordable Care Act – the health insurance reform legislation President Obama signed into law on March 23 – is to put American consumers back in charge of their health coverage and care. Read more...
 Statement from Secretary Sebelius on Proposed CMS Rule to Expand Medicare Preventive Services and Expand Access to Primary Care
  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took another important step to help improve the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. Read more...
 The Affordable Care Act’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program
  The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program provides much-needed financial relief for employers, unions and state and local governments so retirees can get quality, affordable insurance. Read More...
 HHS Launches New Consumer Focused Health Care Website, www.HealthCare.gov
  A Powerful New Information Tool That Will Give Consumers More Control Over Their Own Health Care and Allow Them to Compare Their Coverage Option. Read more...