Health Care Associations (N-O)

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National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) - National Council on Aging

National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) [family caregivers, home care]

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC)

National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) [includes credentialing]

National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR)

National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)

National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)

National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care (NAMDRC)

National Association for Rehabilitation Leadership (NARL) [formerly National Rehabilitation Administration Association (NRAA)]

National Association for Subacute / Post Acute Care (NASPAC) [formerly National Subacute Care Association (NSCA)]

National Association for Women's Health (NAWH)

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) [drug, alcohol, substance abuse]

National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) [retail community pharmacy services]

National Association of Childbearing Centers (NACC) [birthing centers]

National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) [poor, medically underserved, migrant/homeless health]

National Association of Corporate Directors

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) [managed care]

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC)

National Association of Health Consultants (NAHC)

National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO)

National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)

National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) [health insurance]

National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC)

National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) [patient admissions/registration/finance, guest relations]

National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM) [hospital patient transportation]

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses (NAHHH)

National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO) [medical review, external review, insurance, managed care]

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)

National Association of Locum Tenens Associations (NALTO) [physicians, temporary staffing]

National Association of Long Term Care Hospitals (NALTH)

National Association of Managed Care Regulators (NAMCR) [states]

National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR)

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)

National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH)

National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC)

National Association of State EMS Directors (NASEMSD) [emergency medical services]

National Association of State Medicaid Directors (NASMD)

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)

National Association of Urban Hospitals (NAUH) [private, safety net hospitals]

National Association of Urban-Based HMOs [underserved, poor]

National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) [purchasing employee health benefits]

National CPA Health Care Advisors Association (HCAA) [accounting, consulting]

National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)

National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL)

National Center for Nonprofit Boards

National Chronic Care Consortium (NCCC) [Ceased operation July 2003; archival site only]

National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC)

National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) [jails, prisons]

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) [managed care, HMOs, health plans, accreditation, HEDIS, Quality Compass]

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) - Health Issues

National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC)

National Consortium of Health Science and Technology Education (NCHSTE)

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCCMERP)

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (NCCBH)

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) [information systems, data interchange standards]

National Council of Health Facilities Finance Authorities ( NCHFFA) [capital financing; municipal bonds; public finance]

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) [cultural diversity, translation]

National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) [safe pharmaceutical drug use]

National Electronic Billers Alliance (NEBA) [insurance claims processing]

National Forum for Health Care Quality Measurement and Reporting/National Quality Forum (NQF)

National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA)

National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC)

National Health Council (NHC)

National Health Leadership Council (NHLC)

National Healthcare Cost and Quality Association (NHCQA)

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) [formerly NHO]

National IPA Coalition (NIPAC) [physician organizations, managed care]
Ceased operation 2001

National Institute for the Certification of Healthcare Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel (NICHSPDP) [central service]

National Institute on Community-based Long-term Care (NICLC) - National Council on Aging

National League for Nursing (NLN)

National Medical Association (NMA)

National PACE Association (NPA) [Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, home care, adult day care, geriatric services]

National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

National Society for Healthcare Food Service Management (NSHFSM)

National Spine Network [spine centers of excellence]

National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) [third-party administrators, electronic data interchange, insurance]

North American Association for Ambulatory Urgent Care (NAFAC)

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)


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