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Health Professions

Health professions

General

▶Agencies

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (Health and Human Services Dept.), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ),7500 Security Blvd., S3-02-01, Baltimore, MD 21244; (410) 786-6841. Fax, (410) 786-6857. Dr. Kate Goodrich, Director; Debbie Hattery, Deputy Administrator.

Web, www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/CMSLeadership/Office_CCSQ.html

Oversees professional review and other medical review programs; establishes guidelines; prepares issue papers relating to legal aspects of professional review and quality assurance.

Education Dept., Health Education Assistance Loan Program,12501 Ardennes Ave., #200, Rockville, MD 20857; (844) 509-8957. Tawana Lewis, Supervisor.

General email, heal@ed.gov

Web, www.ifap.ed.gov/HEALInfo/HEALInfo.html

Insures loans provided by private lenders to students attending eligible health professions schools under the Public Health Service Act. New loans to student borrowers have been discontinued. Refinancing has been terminated.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (Health and Human Services Dept.), Bureau of ...

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