Health Law Legal Links of Interest

Useful Web Sites for NYS Health Lawyers


1. Health Care/Legal Periodicals and Journals

New York Law Journal
National Law Journal
Reuters Health Care New
CNN Health News

2. Health Law Search Engine and Information Sites

Findlaw - Health
Med Law Web Site
Health Law Web Site
Cornell Law School

3. New York State Law and Regulations

NYS bills/statutes (Senate site)
NYS bills/statutes (Assembly site)
DOH Regulations (10 NYCRR)
Social Services Regulations (18 NYCRR)
Unemployment Law Regulations (12 NYCRR) - via the Department of Labor website.
Insurance Regulations

4. New York State Agencies

New York State Department of Health
New York State Department of Insurance
Citizen's Access to State Government
Commission on Quality of Care for the Disabled
Dormitory Authority
Department of Education
Office of the Professions
Online License Verification
Online Directory of Professional Discipline Actions

- search actions since 1/94 by provider's name or date of action. Use OPMC site for physicians and PAs.

New York State Government Information Locator Service
New York State Government Telephone Directory
Office of Professional Medical Conduct

- Use this page to search for physician and PA disciplinary actions since 1992.

Department of Taxation and Finance
New York State Office of Mental Health

5. New York State Courts

Unified Court System

- a wealth of resources regarding NY Courts including court rules, decisions and forms.

E Courts

- Run by the UCS you can view dockets, court calendars for 13 counties. Electronic filing also available in Monroe, New York and Westchester Counties.

New York State Attorney Directory

Not every attorney is in Martindale. All attorneys registered with the NYS Office of Court Administration are in this database.

6. New York State Health Care Industry Organizations

Community Health Care Association of New York State
Greater New York Hospital Association
Healthcare Association of New York State
Medical Society of the State of New York
New York Academy of Medicine
NY Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
New York Health Plan Association
New York State Health Facilities Association
United Hospital Fund


7. Federal Law and Regulations

U.S. Code
Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Register
Congressional Record

8. Executive Branch - Federal Agencies

Centers for Disease Control
Department of Veterans Affairs
Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Government Home Page
Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust Guidelines
Food and Drug Administration
GAO Reports
Health Care Financing Administration
HHS Office of Inspector General
IRS - Information for tax-exempt organizations
U.S. Justice Department, Antitrust Division

9. Federal Courts

Federal Judiciary Home Page
Federal Court Web Locator
U.S. Sentencing Commission
Second Circuit
Connecticut District Court
New York Eastern District Court
New York Northern District Court
New York Southern District Court
New York Western District Court

10. National Organizations

Legal Organizations

American Bar Association
ABA Heath Law Section
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
American College of Legal Medicine
American Health Lawyers Association
American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics

Other Professional Organizations
American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
American Healthcare Association
American Hospital Association
American Medical Association
American Public Health Association
JCAHO
Hospital Web
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

11. Medical and Health Policy Journal Sites

New England Journal of Medicine
Journal of the American Medical Association
Health Affairs


12. Special Topic Sites

Bioethics
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Bioethics Law in NY State
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law
NIH bioethics resources on the web
National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature

Compliance
American Compliance Institute
HCA Compliance Materials
Health Care Compliance Association
HHS Office of Inspector General
National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association

Elder Law
NYSBA Elder Law Section

Health Care Internet
U.S. Government site on ecommerce
Center for Democracy and Technology

Human Subjects Research

Privacy/HIPAA
HHS Office for Civil Rights
Institute for Health Research and Privacy

13. Consumer Information Sites
Consumer Rights
Medicare Rights Center
Patient Rights in NYS

Health Information Sites
Achoo Consumer Medical Information
DrKoop
Health Accountability Organization
Health A to Z
Health Directory
HealthExplorer
Healthfinder
HealthGate
Kidshealth
Medicinenet
Medscape
WebMD