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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the Medicare program, and works in partnership with the States to administer Medicaid.

The Office of Inspector General (OIG)protects the integrity of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs through a nationwide network of audits, investigations, and inspections.

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) helps to protect the privacy of your health information held by certain health care providers and health insurers.

The NJ Dept of Human Services – Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) administers the state- and federally-funded Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare programs for certain groups of low- to moderate-income adults and children. Through these programs, DMAHS serves about 1.3 million New Jersey residents.

New Jersey State Department of Health (NJDOH) oversees all aspects of public health services. It is responsible for oversight of health care institutions, hospital financing, public health and environmental laboratory services, senior services, health care policy and research, minority and multi-cultural health and preparedness for and response to all health-related aspects of terrorism.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, products that emit radiation, and tobacco products.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) is a not-for-profit trade organization committed to delivering support and services to the state’s hospitals and other healthcare providers, with close to 400 healthcare organizations including hospitals, health systems, nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice providers and healthcare-related business and educational institutions in its membership ranks.

The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) exists to champion ethical practices and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance professionals and others who share these principles.