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HIR Acronyms

Department of Health and Human Services HHS
A law created in 1996 to provide a standard set of rules that all covered entities must follow to protect patient health information and to help healthcare providers transition from paper to electronic health records. HIPPA
National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST
Is an agency of the U.S government tasked with the following responsibilities:  Protect the health of Americans.  Provide a means for Americans who are least able to help themselves to access healthcare.  Contain and treat any national health emerg Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
ACF Administration for Children and Families
ACYF Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
AoA Administration on Aging
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
FDA Food and Drug Administration
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS Indian Health Service
NIH National Institutes of Health
NCI National Cancer Institute
01G Office of the Inspector General
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
ONC Office of the National Coordinator for HIT
OCR Office for Civil Right
is responsible for administrating Medicare and Medicaid.Also regulates the transaction standards of billing codes used to price healthcare expenses, such as electronic claims, remittance, eligibility, and claims status request/responses. The current versi CMS
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