Health Policy Resources
Families USA is a national voice for health care consumers dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care and improved health for all through public policy analysis, advocacy, and collaboration with partners to promote a patient-and community-centered health system.
Community Catalyst is a national non-profit advocacy organization working to build the consumer and community leadership that is required to transform the American health system by engaging and organizing the consumer voice.
Center for Budget & Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research and policy institute that pursues federal and state policies designed both to reduce poverty and inequality and to restore fiscal responsibility in equitable and effective ways.
Kaiser is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. They serve as a non-partisan source of facts, analysis, and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health policy community, and the public.
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.
It is the Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s responsibility to administer the laws of this commonwealth as they pertain to the regulation of the insurance industry in order to protect you, the insurance consumer.
Allies for Children builds alliances and serves as a bold voice for policy and practice changes that improve the wellbeing of all children and youth in Allegheny County, especially those with the greatest need.
New Voices Pittsburgh amplifies the voices of Black women and girls to advance Sexual & Reproductive Health, LGBTQ Rights, Health Care Access, Ending Gender-Based Violence, Ending Mass Incarceration and Environmental Justice through leadership development, community organizing, policy advocacy, and culture change.
The Urban Institute conducts sophisticated research to understand and solve real-world challenges in a rapidly urbanizing environment, engaging communities at multiple levels—city, state, and country—to gather data and evaluate programs.
The Census Bureau’s mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy.