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MCPHS-Acronyms

MCPHS- US Healthcare Acronyms for Test #1

AcronymAnswer
AALL American Association of Labor Legislation
ADL Activity of Daily Living
AFL American Federation of Labor
AMA American Medical Association
BBA Balanced Budget Act
CBO Congressional Budget Office
CHAMPUS (TRICARE) Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CHAMPVA Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs
CMS Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services
COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985
DRG Diagnosis Related Group
DSH Disproportional Share of Indigent Patients
EPSDT Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
FFS Fee For Service
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentages
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HI Hospital Insurance
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
IHS Indian Health Service
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
HSA Health Savings Account
IADL Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
ICF/MR Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
MA Medicare Advantage
MEAD Medicaid for Employed Adults with Disabilities
MMA Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003
MSA Medical Savings Account
NHI National Health Insurance
OBRA '90 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
PACE Program of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PDP Prescription Drug Plan
PFFS Private Fee For Service
PPO Preferred Provider Organizations
PSO Provider Sponsored Organization
QMB Qualified Medicare Beneficiary
SCHIP State Children's Health Insurance Program
SLMB Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary
SMI Supplementary Medical Insurance
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SSA Social Security Administration
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
TFFS Traditional Fee For Service
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
WMD Wagner, Murray, and Dingle bill
SSI Supplemental Security Income
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