Medicare Hospital Procedure Charges

http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Charge-Data/index.html

This new site from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a listing of how much hospitals charge for common inpatient services. From the site, “The data provided here include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare.” The Inpatient Charge Data is available in Microsoft Excel or .CSV (Comma Separated Values) format. It provides the diagnosis of the patients, the hospital name, address, state, number of discharges, average covered charges, and average total payments. A national and state summary level is also listed.

FindYouthInfo.gov

http://findyouthinfo.gov/

From the website, “FindYouthInfo.gov is the U.S. government Web site that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.” One section of the website provides information of different topics that affect youth. Each listing provides the latest resources on the subject.

There is also a “Map My Community” section which provides information on federally supported youth resources in a community. A search can be done by zip code. There are different topics and government departments that allow you to limit the search to just that specific program. Collaboration profiles are also included for non-profits and private agencies.

Codeacademy

http://www.codecademy.com/

Want to learn how to write code and start a website? Codeacademy is the place to go to. Codeacademy provides learning resources for writing websites, games, and apps. Under the “Learn” button, you can choose the topics of HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, and API’s to master. You can also create your own class and become a teacher under the “Teacher” button. The information is free for anyone to use on the website.