Welcome to the Government Agency Resources page which provides links that have been compiled to assist healthcare professionals quickly navigate the labyrinth of government agencies.
Though comprehensive in its approach it is not complete and will be added to as required. Look for the new content image alerting you to recent additions to our evergrowing collection!
The following is a list of official government agencies and departments. These links encompass national, state, local, and international entities.
(get started by clicking on the specific type of government entity of interest directly below)
- Federal Legislative Branch
Budget Office (CBO)
Printing Office (GPO)
Library of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives
Oregon's U.S. Senators
Senator Ron Wyden (D)
Senator Jeff Merkley (D)
Oregon Congressional Districts (map from the Oregon Blue Book)
State Senators & Representatives of Oregon
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
Administration for Children and Families
Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Administration on Aging
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) | FAQ section
Formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), it provides Medicare
& Medicaid information along with the HIPAA Act.
Food and Drug Administration
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Indian Health Service
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
National Health Information Center
National Prevention Information Network
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Office of the Surgeon General
Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
Recovery Act Programs "new"
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
for Mental Health Services, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and Center
for Substance Abuse Treatment.
Office of Applied
This is the primary source of national data on the prevalence, treatment, and consequences of substance abuse in
the United States.
Center for Alcohol & Drug Information
This is a one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention
and addiction treatment.
- U.S. National Institutes of Health
Acquires new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease
and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
National Cancer Institute
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Search CAM on PubMed here!
National Eye Institute
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Library of Medicine
Home page of the National Library of Medicine, with information and links to Gateway,
PubMed, ,History of Medicine Division, and
Visible Human Project.
Office of Minority Health and Research
of Rare Diseases (ORD)
- U.S. Department of Labor
Responsible for the administration and enforcement of over 180 federal statutes.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment Standards Administration
Occupational Health and Safety Administrtion (OSHA)
- Other Federal Resources
Bureau of the Census
The State & County QuickFacts are profiles from frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau programs. Here is the State & County QuickFacts - Oregon page.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
This web site is known as "The Digital Daily". Obtain any and all tax forms and information needed from this Department of theTreasury Division.
Securities & Exchange Commission
Social Security Administration
Statistical Abstract of the United States
USA Blue Pages
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Their NUTRITION.GOVweb site provides additional nutrition information.
States Government Manual, 2011
Search (1995-96 forward)
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Browse (1997-98 forward)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)
Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) Resource Centers of the VA
- Oregon State Resources
The official Oregon State Website.
Oregon Medical Board
Oregon State Board of Nursing
Congressional Delegation - Oregon
Find your elected federal officials from Oregon through this resource from the American Library Association.
How Do I...?
Oregon Blue Book
Online Services - Forms, Publications, Maps, and applications
Oregon State Archives
Department of Administrative Services (DAS)
Oregon State Agency Directory
Oregon Department of Human Services
State Agency Index
State Agency Phone Book
State of Oregon Directories
Key Department Links:
Death with Dignity Act
Oregon Health Connects
Oregon Health Plan
- OHP FFS Fee Schedule Downloads 2006 - present
Oregon State Insurance Division
Board of Pharmacy
Oregon State Public Health Division
Seniors and People with Disabilities
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Counties Immediately Served by Samaritan Health Services:
Linn County, OR
Cities Where Samaritan Health Services Hospitals Are Located:
Benton County, OR
Lincoln County, OR
City of Corvallis Official Website
City of Albany Official Website
City of Lebanon Official Website
City of Newport Official Website
City of Lincoln City Official Website
- Statistical Resources (national and state)
Data Sets - ASPE
Health United States 2014
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
National Vital Statistics Report
State & County QuickFacts
Statistical Abstract of the United States
View earlier editons 1878 - previous year
USA State Fact Sheets
Vital and Health Statistics also known as the "Rainbow Series"
Oregon State Statistical Resources:
Center for Health Statistics (Vital Records)
Gives you the ability to create, save and share data, charts, maps and more.
Oregon State Database Resources, Data and Reports
Oregon Vital Statistics County Data
- Comprehensive Resources (national/state/international)
SearchGov.com - USA.gov
State and Local Government Information on the Net
State Health Departments (covering all 50 states)
"Thomas" Legislative Information from the Library of Congress
World Health Organization (WHO)