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California Health Plans has compiled a list of important associations, agencies, and organizations related to the health insurance industry that our clients may find helpful.

American Medical Association
Leading association to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

American Public Health Organization

The American Public Health Association was established in 1872 and consists of a variety of public health professionals. The Association focuses on the protection and prevention of serious health threats to all American.

California Association of Health Underwriters
CAHU members help Californians find, purchase, and use their medical care coverage.

California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems

Statewide trade association that assists in helping to see that indigent residents receive health care.

California Department of Insurance
The website of the California Department of Insurance provides a wealth of information related to the insurance industry. You can confirm the licensing status of insurance agencies and brokers.

California Health Information Association
A professional health care organization of credentialed specialists in the field of Health Information Management.

California Hospital Association
An association representing the interests of hospitals and health systems in California.

Employment Development Department (California)
Information related to disability insurance is available on the Employment Development Department (EDD) website.

Medical Board of California

The Medical Board of California is a state government agency which licenses and disciplines medical doctors. You can obtain information regarding the license status of a physician and conduct research if the board has ever taken disciplinary action against the physician.


The official U.S. Government site for Medicare. A gigantic resource of information related to Medicare is available on this website.

National Association of Health Underwriters
NAHU represents licensed health insurance agents, brokers, consultants and benefit professionals who serve the health insurance needs of employers and individuals seeking health insurance coverage.

Pacific Health Association
A nonprofit organization comprised of three state hospital associations.

Southern California Public Health Association

An association focused on improving the health of Southern Californians.

Dental Board of California
The State of California created a website dedicated to the dental industry.