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Acronyms

ASPE
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHIP
Children's Health Insurance Program
CMS
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
DIB
Disability Insurance Benefits
DME
Durable Medical Equipment
DRG
Diagnosis Related Group
ESRD
End Stage Renal Disease
FFS
Fee For Service
GHP
Group Health Plan
HCPCS
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
HHA
Home Health Agency
HIC
Health Insurance Claim
HMO
Health Maintenance Organization
ICD
International Classification of Diseases
ICF
Intermediate Care Facility
ICF/MR
Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
IP
Inpatient
LIS
Low Income Subsidy
LT
Long Term Care
MA
Medicare Advantage (also known as Medicare Part C)
MAC
Medicare Administrative Contractor
MAX
Medicaid Analytic eXtract
MEC
Mobile Examination Center
MedPAR
Medicare Provider Analysis and Review
MMA
Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act
MSIS
Medicaid Statistical Information System
NCH
National Claims History
NCHS
National Center for Health Statistics
NDC
National Drug Codes
NDI
National Death Index
NF
Nursing Facility
NHANES
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NPI
National Provider Identifier
OT
Other Services
PDE
Prescription Drug Event
PDP
Prescription Drug Plan
PII
Personally Identifiable Information
PIN
Provider Identification Number
PPS
Prospective Payment System
PS
Person Summary
RDC
Research Data Center
ResDAC
Research Data Assistance Center
RIC
Record Identification Code
RX
Prescription Drug
SAF
Standard Analytic File
SCHIP
State Children's Health Insurance Program
SEQN
Sequence Number
SMEC
Summary Medicare Enrollment & Claims
SNF
Skilled Nursing Facility
SSA
Social Security Administation
SSN
Social Security Number
UPIN
Unique Physician Identification Number
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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