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Abbreviation Definition Classification System Code Notes
3M Pharm. 3M Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- Internation. Mgt. www.3M.com/pharma
A AmeriCorps - (see CNS, NCCC, VISTA, St. & National) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cns.gov
A & D Aging and Disabled Medicaid Waiver HHS Program Fed.& St. Mgt. CMS HHS
A & D Alcohol and Drugs H.I. Term General Mgt.
A2HA American Association of Hospital Accountants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://www.aaham.org/
AA Alcoholics Anonymous H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
AA Affirmative Action H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
AA Anesthesiologist Assistant Med. Title Nursing Mgt. www.anesthesiaassistant.org
AA Associate Administrator Professional Title General Mgt.
AAA Area Agency on Aging HHS / Priv. Org. Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. individual local websites
AAA National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4A) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.n4a.org 665 AAAs
AAA American Academy of Actuaries H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.actuary.org
AAA American Academy of Audiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.audiology.org
AAA American Association of Anatomists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.anatomy.org
AAAA American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistant Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.anesthetist.org
AAAAI American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaaai.org
AAAASF American Assoc. Accred. of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Med. Org. - Priv. Dermatologic Mgt. www.aaaasf.org
AAABC Area Agency on Aging of Broward County, Inc. - PSA 10 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.adrcbroward.org
AAACF Area Agency on Aging of Central Florida, Inc. - PSA 7 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.seniorresourcealliance.org SRA
AAAHC Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaahc.org
AAALAC Assoc. for Assessment & Accreditation of Lab. Animal Care Med. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.aaalac.org
AAANF Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. - PSA 2 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.aaanf.org
AAAPB/TC Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coasts PSA 9 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.areaagency.org
AAAPP Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. - PSA 5 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.agingcarefl.org
AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaas.org
AAASF Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida, Inc. - PSA 8 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.aaaswfl.org
AABB American Association of Blood Banks (now AABB) H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.aabb.org
AABH Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aabh.org
AAC Agency Advisory Committee (FACA Exempt) - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/omhd/TCAC/AAC.html
AA-C certified anesthesiologist assistant Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
AACAP American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacap.org
AACD American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aacd.com
AACFP American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aacfp.org
AACI Association of American Cancer Institutes Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaci-cancer.org 1959
AACN American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aacn.org 1969 65,000 mem.
AACN American Association of Colleges of Nursing Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aacn.nche.edu
AACP American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacp.net
AACP American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacp.com
AACP American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacp.org
AACP American Association of Community Psychiatrists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.comm.psych.pitt.edu 1984
AACP Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Med. Org. Priv.- Britain Mgt. www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk/
AACPDM American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medic. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacpdm.org
AACPM American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://www.aacpm.org/
AACR American Association for Cancer Research Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aacr.org
AACVPR American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabil. Med. Org. - Priv. Cardiovasc. Mgt. www.aacvpr.org
AAD American Academy of Dermatology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aad.org 1938 15,000 mem.
AADA Abbreviated Antibiotic Drug Application - FDA HHS / H.I. Term General Mgt.
AADA Alliance of the American Dental Asssociation Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.allianceada.org
AADC American Association of Dental Consultants Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aadc.org
AADE American Assoc.of Diabetes Educators (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aadenet.org
AADE American Association of Dental Examiners (ADA) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aadexam.org
AADE American Association of Dental Editors Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.dentaleditors.org
AADGP American Academy of Dental Group Practice Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aadgp.org
AADP American Academy of Denture Prosthetics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. none - see AAFP
AADPA American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aadpa.org
AADR American Academy of Dental Radiology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. none - see AAOMR
AADR American Asociation for Dental Research (IADR) Med. Org. Inter. - Dental Mgt. www.iadr.com
AADS American Association of Dental Schools Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aads.jhu.edu
AADSM American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aadsm.org
AAE American Association of Endodontists (ABE) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aae.org 1967
AAED American Academy of Esthetic Dentristry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.estheticacademy.org
AAEM American Academy of Emergency Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaem.org
AAEM American Academy of Environmental Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaem.com
AAEM American Assoc. of Electrodiagnostic Medicine - now AANEM Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aanem.org
AAF American Amputee Foundation, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americanamputee.org
AAF Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Med. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.aamds.org
AAFA Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aafa.org (HHS Reference)
AAFES Army and Air Force Exchange Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAFO American Association for Functional Orthodontics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aafo.org
AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aafp.org 800-274-2237
AAFP American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.fixedprothodontics.org
AAFPRS American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aafprs.org 800-332-3223
AAFS American Academy of Forensic Sciences Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aafs.org
AAGEG Administrative Analysis Grade Evaluation Guide H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
AAGFO American Academy of Gold Foil Operators Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.goldfoil.org
AAGL American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aagl.org 1971
AAGO American Academy of Gnathologic Othopedics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aago.com
AAHA American Association of Homes for the Aging (AAHSA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. now AAHSA
AAHC American Association of Healthcare Consultants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahc.net
AAHCP American Academy of Home Care Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahcp.org
AAHD American Academy of the History of Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.histden.org
AAHD American Association of Hospital Dentists - see SCDA Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.scdonline.org
AAHKS American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAOS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahks.org
AAHON American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (was AAIN) Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aaohn.org
AAHP American Association of Health Plans H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahp.org or www.ahip.org
AAHP American Academy of Health Physics (CHP, ABHP)) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hps1.org/aahp/
AAHPM American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahpm.org Good Ref. Org.'s
AAHSA American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aahsa.org
AAI American Association of Immunologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aai.org
AAID Adaptive Aids and Devices H.I. Term General Mgt.
AAID American Academy of Implant Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaid-implant.org 877-335-2243
AAIDD American Assoc. on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. Mgt. www.aaidd.org - was AAMR
AAIHDS American Assoc. of Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaihds.org
AAIN American Association of Industrial Nurses (now AAOHN) Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aaohn.org
AAIP American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. none
aaiPharma aaiPharma, Inc. (AAI International) (Pharm. Develop.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.aaipharma.com
AAJ Administrative Appeals Judges - CMS / DAB HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/dab/MOD2005.html
AAKP American Association of Kidney Patients Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aakp.org
AAKSIS American Association for Klinefelter Syndrome Info. & Support Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaksis.org
AAL Authorized Access List H.I. Term / HHS Fed. Mgt.
AALAS American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aalas.org
AALNC American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aalnc.org
AAM American Academy of Microbiology (ref. ASM) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asm.org/Academy/
AAMA American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.medicalacupuncture.org
AAMA American Academy of Medical Administrators Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aameda.org
AAMA American Association of Medical Assistants Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aama-ntl.org
AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamc.org
AAMCN American Association of Managed Care Nurses Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamcn.org
AAMD American Association for Mental Deficiency (see AAMR) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamr.org - now AAIDD
AAMD American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.medicaldosimetry.org
AAMDS Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamds.org
AAMFT American Assoc./ for Marriage and Family Therapy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamft.org
AAMI Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aami.org
AAMI African-American Male Initiative H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
AAMP American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.maxillofacialprosth.org
AAMR American Assoc. on Mental Retardation (now AAIDD) H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. Mgt. www.aamr.org - now AAIDD
AAMS Association of Air Medical Services (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.aams.org
AAMSI American Association for Medical Systems & Informatics(AMIA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. see AMIA
AAMT American Association for Medical Transcription Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aamt.org
AAN American Academy of Nursing (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aannet.org
AAN American Academy of Neurology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aan.com 800-879-1960
AANA American Association of Nurse Anethetists (CRNA) Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aana.com
AANA Arthroscopy Association of North America Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aana.org
AANEM American Assoc.of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Med. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aanem.org (was AAEM) MT
AANN American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aann.org
AANOS American Academy of Neurological & Orthopaedic Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aanos.org
AANP American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naturopathic.org
AANS American Association of Neurological Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aans.org 1931 6500 empl.
AAO American Academy of Opthamology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aao.org 800-222-EYES
AAO American Academy of Optometry (ref. AOF) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaopt.org
AAO American Academy of Osteopathy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.academyofosteopathy.org
AAO American Academy of Otolaryngology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.entnet.org
AAO American Association of Orthodontists Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaortho.org
AAOA American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy & Foundation Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaoaf.org
AAOA Association of Academic Orthopaedic Administrators Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAOHN American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aaohn.org
AAO--HNS American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.entnet.org
AAOM Th American Academy of Oral Medicine (ref. ABOM) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. http://aaom.com/
AAOMP American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaomp@b-online.com
AAOMR American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaomr.org 1949 - 1988
AAOMS American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaoms.org
AAOP American Academy of Oral Pathology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. was ABOP - now AAOMP
AAOP American Academy of Oralfacial Pain Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaop.org
AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaos.org 800-346-AAOS(2267)
AAOS American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.orthoinfo.org
AAP American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAP American Academy of Pediatrics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aap.org 800-433-9016
AAP American Academy of Periodontology (ABP) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.perio.org f.1939 7900 mem.
AAPA American Academy of Physician Assistants (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapa.org
AAPA American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pathologistsassistants.org
AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapc.com
AAPCC Adjusted Average Per Capita Cost - CMS HHS Formula Fed. Mgt.
AAPCC American Association of Poison Control Centers Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapcc.org
AAPD Association of Anesthesiology Program Directors (ref. OPDA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapd-saac.org
AAPD American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aapd.org 6,800 members
AAPHD American Association of Public Health Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaphd.org f. 1937
AAPHP American Association of Public Health Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaphp.org
AAPHR American Association of Physicians for Human Rights H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAPI White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders U.S. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.aapi.org 301 443 2492
AAPM American Association of Physicists in Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapm.org
AAPM American Academy of Pain Management Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapainmanage.org
AAPM&R American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapmr.org 7,000 memb
AAPP Affirmative Action Program Planning H.I. Program General Mgt.
AAPS American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapsga.org 1950
AAPS American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapspharmaceutica.com
AAPSM American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapsm.org
AAPT American Association of Pharmacy Technicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://pharmacytechnician.com/
AARC American Association for Respiratory Care (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aarc.org
AARD American Academy of Restorative Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.restorativeacademy.com
AARDA American Autoimmune Related Diseases Assoc.(NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aarda.org
AARG Average Annual Rate of Growth H.I. Term General Mgt.
AARP AARP (was American Assoc. of Retired Persons) (NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus
AARR Approval, Adjustment & Reject Response - CMS HHS System General Mgt.
AARST American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aarst.org
AAS American Association of Suicidology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. suicidology.org/web/guest/about-aas
AAS Associate of Applied Science Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
AASCIN American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aascin.org
AASHTO American Assoc. of State Highway & Transportation Officials H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AASM American Academy of Sleep Medicine (was ASDA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aasmnet.org 708-492-0930
AASPA American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaspa.com
AATA American Art Therapy Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AATB American Association of Tissue Banks Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AATBS Association for Advanced Training in Behavioral Sciences Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AATP Authorized Academic Training Program / Provider H.I. Term General Mgt.
AATS American Association for Thoracic Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAUAP American Assoc. of University Affiliated Programs H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAUCM American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAVS American Association for Vascular Surgery Med. Org. - Priv. Cardiovasc. Mgt.
AAWD American Association of Women Dentists Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aawd.org
AAWM American Academy of Wound Management Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AAWR American Association for Women Radiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AB Adaptive Behaviour H.I. Term General Mgt.
AB Administrative Bulletin H.I. Term General Mgt.
ABA American Board of Anesthesiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.theaba.org
ABA American Bar Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abanet.org
ABA American Banking Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABA Applied Behavior Analysis Med. Program Priv. Mgt. Autism
ABA Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. access-board.gov/about/laws/ABA.htm
ABAI The American Board of Allergy & Immunology (ADA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. 1971
Abbott Abbott Laboratories (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.abbott.com yr.1907
ABC Developmental Disabilities Alloc. Budget & Contract Control Sys H.I. System St. - FL Mgt.
ABCG American Board of Genetic Counseling Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABCL American Board of Clinical Lipidology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.lipidboard.org
ABCN American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ref. ABMS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abcn.org
ABCRS American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abcrs.org
ABCSA Advisory Committee on Blood Safety & Availability -OPHS/ HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/ophs/bloodsafety/index.html
ABD American Board of Dermatology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABDPH American Board of Dental Public Health - see AAPHD Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaphd.org
ABE American Board of Endodontics (AAE, ADA cert.) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aae.org
ABELDATA Database of Assistive Technology & Disability Info - NIDRR Dept. of Educ. Fed. Mgt.
ABEM American Board of Emergency Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABEND Abnormal Ending H.I. Term General Mgt.
ABFM American Board of Family Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. 1969
ABFP American Board of Family Practice Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABGD American Board of General Dentistry (AGD) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt.
ABH Association of Behavioral Healthcare Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABHP American Board of Health Physics (AAHP, CHP) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hps1.org/aahp/
ABIM American Board of Internal Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABMCM American Board of Managed Care Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abmcm.org
ABMCN American Board of Managed Care Nursing Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abmcn.org
ABMG American Board of Medical Genetics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABMLI American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ref. AAM) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asm.org/Academy/
ABMM American Board of Medical Management Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABMM American Board of Medical Microbiology (ref. AAM) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asm.org/Academy/
ABMP American Board of Medical Physics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abmpexam.com
ABMS American Board of Medical Specialties Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abms.org
ABN Advanced Beneficiary Notice - CMS HHS Form Fed. Mgt.
ABNM The American Board of Nuclear Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABNS American Board of Neurological Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABNS American Board of Nursing Specialties Med. Org. Priv.- Nursing Mgt.
ABO American Board of Ophthalmology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABO American Board of Orthodontics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.americanboardortho.org
ABOG The American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABOI/ID American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentristry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aboi.org
ABOM American Board of Oral Medicine (ref. AAOM) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaom.com
ABOMP American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.abomp.org
ABOMS American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aboms.org
ABOS American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABP American Board of Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABP American Board of Pediatrics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABP The American Board of Periodontology (AAP, ADA cert.) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.perio.org
ABP American Board of Prosthodontics (see ACP) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.prosthodontics.org
ABPANC American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.cpancapa.org
ABPD American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.abpd.org
ABPI Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Med. Org. Priv. - Britain Mgt. www.abpi.org.uk
ABPM American Board of Pain Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abpm.org
ABPM The American Board of Preventitive Medicine, Inc. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abms.org
ABPMR American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABPN American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABPOPPM American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics & Primary Podiat. Med Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abpoppm.org
ABPP American Board of Professional Psychology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abpp.org
ABPS American Board of Physician Specialties (ref. AAPS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abpsga.org
ABPS American Board of Plastic Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABPS American Board of Podiatric Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abps.org
ABR American Board of Radiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.theabr.org
ABS Annual Beneficiary Summary - CMS HHS Form Fed. Mgt.
ABS The American Board of Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://home.absurgery.org/
ABTA American Brain Tumor Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABTS American Board of Thoracic Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ABU American Board of Urology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AC Actual Charge H.I. Term General Mgt.
AC Allowable Cost H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACA American Chiropractic Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amerchiro.org 18000 mem.
ACA American College of Angiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACA American College of Apothecaries Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acainfo.org
ACA Amputee Coalition of America H.I. Org. (ADA) Priv. Mgt. www.amputee-coalition.org
ACA Annual Community Assessment. HUD System Fed. Mgt.
ACA Asset Control Area (FHA S/F Housing designated area) HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
ACAP Attorney Consumer Assistance Program (FL Bar) H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
ACAP American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACASA Adult Clinical Assessment Software Application H.I. Database General Mgt.
ACB American Council of the Blind H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACBN American Clinical Board of Nutrition Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abcn.org
ACBSA Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability - OPHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ophs/bloodsafety/
ACC American Chemistry Council Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americanchemistry.com 1872
ACC American College of Cardiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acc.org 1949
ACC Annual Contributions Contract - (PHA payments) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
ACC Automated Change Control H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACCESS Automated Community Connection to Economic Self-Sufficiency H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
Access Board United States Access Board H.I. Agency Fed. Mgt. www.access-board.gov
ACCL Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.lipidspecialist.org
ACCME Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.accme.org
ACCP American College of Clinical Pharmacology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.accp1.org 1,000
ACCP American College of Clinical Pharmacy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.accp.com
ACCP American College of Chest Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.chestnet.org 1935 16600 m.
ACCTA Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
ACD American College of Dentists Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.acd.org
ACD Audit Clearance Document H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACD Automatic Cancellation Date H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACDD Accreditation Council on Services for People with DD H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACE Alliance for Cardiac Care Excellence H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
ACE Adverse Childhood Experiences (Study) CDC HHS Study Fed. Mgt. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/ace/
ACE Automated Claims Examination (Carrier) H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACEP American College of Emergency Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acep.org
ACERS Annual Contractor Evaluation Reporting System - CMS HHS System Fed. - HHS Mgt.
ACES Active Community Environments Initiative - CDC HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt. cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/heal
ACF Ambulatory Care Facility Med. Facility Priv. Mgt.
ACF U.S. Administration for Children and Families - HHS HHS Agency Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov
ACF Sec. Assistant Secretary for Children & Families - ACF HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/orgs/bios/schneider.htm
ACFAOM American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://acfaom.org/
ACFAS American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acfas.org
ACFE Association of Certified Fraud Examiners H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acfe.com
ACFP Adult Care Food Program H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
ACG American College of Gastroenterology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACGIH American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acgih.org
ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acgme.org
ACGPOMS American College of Gen. Practioners in Osteo. Med. & Surgery H.I. Org. - Old Priv. Mgt. www.acofp.org now ACOFP
ACH Acute Care Hospitalization (qual. measure) - CMS HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt.
ACH Automated Clearing House H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACHA American College of Hospital Administrators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACHCA American College of Health Care Administrators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACHE American College of Healthcare Executives H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.ache.org ref. FACHE
ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (NIP) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip/
ACL Access Control Lists H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACLI American Council of Life Insurance H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acli.com
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support Med. Equip./Treat Cardiovasc. Mgt.
ACM Association of Computing Machinery H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acm.org
ACMG American College of Medical Genetics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACMP American College of Medical Physics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACMP Audit/Civil Monetary Penalities H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACMQ American College of Medical Quality Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acmq.org
ACMS Advanced Cost Management Systems H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACMT American College of Medical Toxicology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acmt.net
ACNHA American College of Nursing Home Administrators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACNM The American College of Nurse-Midwives Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. http://midwife.org/
ACNM American College of Nuclear Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acnucmed.com/
ACNP Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt. www.medleague.com
ACNP American College of Nurse Practitioners Med. Org. Nursing Mgt.
ACNP American College of Nuclear Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acnponline.org
ACO Administrative Contracting Officer Professional Title General Mgt.
ACOEP American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acoep.org 1975
ACOFP American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acofp.org
ACOG American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acog.org 1982
ACOMS American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.acoms.org Dental
ACOS American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.facos.org
ACP American College of Physicians (ref. ASIM) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acponline.org
ACP American College of Prosthodontists (ref. ABP) Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.prosthodontics.org Dental
ACPA American Chronic Pain Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.theapca.org
ACPA American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.acpa-cpf.org
ACPE American College of Physician Executives H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACPE Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (r. AACP) H.I. Org. Priv.- US DEA Mgt. www.acpe-accredit.org
ACPM American College of Preventive Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACPS Advanced Claims Processing System H.I. System General Mgt.
ACPV Average Cost Per Visit H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACR Annual Case Review H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACR American College of Radiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acr.org
ACR American College of Rheumatology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rheumatology.org
ACR Adjusted Community (Contract) Rate - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/ACR/
ACRG Annual Compound Rate of Growth H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACRM American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acrm.org
Acronyms CMS acronyms - www.cms.hhs.gov/apps/acronyms/ HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/apps/acronyms/
ACRP Adjusted Community Rate Proposals - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt.
ACRP Association of Clinical Research Professionals H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.acrpnet.org
ACRS administrative services tracking request system HUD System Fed. Mgt.
ACS American Cancer Society (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cancer.org
ACS American Chemical Society (see CAS & STN) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. chemistry.org https://portal.acs.org/
ACS American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau) HHS / HUD ref. Fed. Mgt. www.census.gov/acs/
ACS American College of Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.facs.org
ACS Assistive Care Services - FL H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
ACSH American Council on Science and Health Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACSI American Customer Satisfaction Index - CMS HHS System General Mgt.
ACSM American College of Sports Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACSW Academy of Certified Social Workers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACT Assertive Community Treatment H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACTEC American College of Trust and Estate Counsel H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt. www.actec.org
ACTION Accelerating Change & Transformation in Org's & Networks HHS Program General Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/research/action.htm
ACTS Automated Case Tracking System H.I. Term General Mgt.
ACTS American College Testing Service H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACURP American College of Utilization Review Physicians H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ACYF Administration on Children, Youth & Families - ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/acyf
AD Alzheimer's Disease Disease CNS Mgt.
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. (Pub. L. 101-336) 1990
ADA American Dental Association Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.ada.org 1859 155,000 mem.
ADA American Diabetes Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.diabetes.org
ADA American Dietetic Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. -(Dental) Mgt. www.eatright.org
ADA Aged and Disabled Adults (Waiver) H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
ADAA Anxiety Disorders Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.adaa.org
ADAA American Dental Assistants Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.dentalassistant.org
ADAAG Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
ADAD After Date of Award Document H.I. Term General Mgt.
ADAF American Dietetic Association Foundation (ADA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ADAMH Alcohol Drug and Mental Health H.I. Term General Mgt.
ADAMHA Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Mental Health Administr. - now CMHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications
ADAMHA Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Mental Health Administr. Law - 1992 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. (Pub. L. 102-321) 1992
ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Program - (AHCA) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Program - DSS / HAB / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/adap/adap
ADASP Association of Directors for Anatomic & Surgical Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.adasp.org
ADC Adult Day Care H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
ADCC Adult Day Care Centers (ref. AHCA) H.I. Facility - HHS St. - FL Mgt.
ADCF Adult Day Care Facility H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
ADD Administration for Developmental Disabilities - ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
ADDGS Alheimer's Disease Development Grants to States - AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
ADEA Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
ADEA American Dental Education Association Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.adea.org
ADGAP Assoc. of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (AGS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americangeriatrics.org/adgap/
ADHA American Dental Hygienists’ Association Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.adha.org
ADHC Adult Day Health Care H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
ADHERE Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry H.I. Program Cardiovasc. Mgt. www.adhereregistry.com (Scios, Inc.)
ADHP Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner (ref. ADHA) Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.adha.org
ADI Alzheimers Disease Initiative H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt. FS 430.501 -.504
ADINT Academy of Dentistry International Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.adint.org
ADL Activities/Assistance with Daily Living H.I. Term General Mgt.
ADM The Academy of Dental Materials Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.academydentalmaterials.org
ADMDW Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Data Warehouse H.I. System St. - FL Mgt.
ADMS Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Mental Health Services Grant -SAMHSA - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs
ADN Asssociate Degree in Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
ADNet Adult Day Services Network H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
ADOPT National Adoption Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.adopt.org
AdoptUsKids Adopt Us Kids (The Children's Bureau) (ACF/HHS) HHS Affiliate Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.adoptuskids.org
ADP Adult Day Programs H.I. Term General Mgt.
ADPD Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities - see SCDA Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.scdonline.org
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt.
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. System St. - FL Mgt.
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center H.I. Org. St. / Fed. Mgt.
ADRs adverse drug reactions (ref. FDA) HHS Term General Mgt.
ADS Address Discrimination and Stigma Center - CMHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/stigma
ADSA American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.adsahome.org
ADSS Alcohol and Drug Services Study - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Study Fed. Mgt. http://oas.samhsa.gov/adss.htm
ADT Adult Day Training H.I. Term General Mgt.
ADU Accessory dwelling unit (in single family home) HUD / CMS General Mgt.
AdvaMed Advanced Medical Technology Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.advamed.org
AED Academy for Educational Development H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AERA American Educational Research Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aera.net
AERS Adverse Event Reporting System H.I. System General Mgt.
AES American Endodontic Society Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aesoc.com
AETC AIDS Education and Training Centers - DTTA / HAB / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/adap/adap
AEVR Alliance for Eye & Vision Research (ref. NAEVR, NEI) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.eyeresearch.org
AFA Alternative Family for Adults H.I. Term General Mgt.
AFA Alliance for Aging, Inc. - PSA 11 (Miami-Dade & Monroe) H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.allianceforaging.org AAA -PSA11
AFAAID Assoc. Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.aaid-implant.org
AFAMI African-American Organizational Initiative H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
AFAR American Federation for Aging Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFB American Foundation for the Blind H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFC Alternative Families for Children H.I. Term General Mgt.
AFCARS Adoption and Foster Care Analysis & Reporting System - ACF HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/systems
AFCH Adult Family Care Home (AHCA) H.I. Program St. Mgt.
AFCR American Federation for Clinical Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children - now TANF HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/History/Downloads
AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children Law - ACF H.I. Law - HHS Fed. / St. Mgt. now TANF
AFELA Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt. www.afela.org
AFENET African Field Epidemiology Network - DESCD / COGH HHS Org. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.afenet.net/index.html
AFGE American Federation of Government Employees HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
AFHAV Association of Florida Healthcare Auxiliaries/Volunteers, Inc. H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
AFHHA American Federation of Home Health Agencies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFI Assets for Independence - OCS / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
AFIP Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (DOD) Med. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.afip.org
AFIX Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, EXchange - CDC HHS Strategy General Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/afix
AFMR American Federation for Medical Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFPC Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.afpc.info
AFPE American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.afpenet.org
AFS American Fertility Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFSCM American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AFSP American Foundation for Suicide Prevention H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.afsp.org
AFUD American Foundation for Urologic Disease Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. afud.org / www.auafoundation.org
AG Attorney General - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
AG Auditor General H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
AGA American Gastroenterological Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AGC Associated General Contractors of America HUD / DOT Priv. Mgt.
AGCT Army General Classification Test (IQ) Med. Test General Mgt.
AGD Academy of General Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.agd.org 1952 35,000 members
AGDF Academy of General Dentistry Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt.
AGI Annual Gross Income HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
AGID AGing Integrated Database AoA / HHS HHS System Fed. Mgt. http://198.136.163.234/default.asp
AGMD Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Agouron Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (now Pfizer Inc.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.agouron.com/www.pfizer.com
AGS American Geriatrics Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americangeriatrics.org
AHA American Heart Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americanheart.org
AHA American Hospital Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aha.org 37,000 members
AHA-FL American Heart Association - Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHAR Annual Homeless Assessment Report HUD Document Fed. Mgt.
AHC AIDS Housing Corporation, Inc. HUD Contractor Priv. Mgt.
AHCA Agency for Health Care Administration - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
AHCA American Health Care Association (NCAL) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ahca.org
AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research - AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
AHFS American Hospital Formulary Service H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHFS DI American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information H.I. Org. - Mgt. Priv. Mgt.
AHFS DI American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information H.I. Org. - Tech Priv. Mgt.
AHFSA Association of Health Facility Survey Agencies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHI Allied Health Instructor (ref. AMT) Professional Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
AHIC American Health Information Community - HHS HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
AHIMA American Health Information Management Assoc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ahima.org
AHIP America's Health Insurance Plans H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ahip.org
AHLA American Health Lawyers Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ahla.org
AHM Asian Help Ministries H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHMA American Holistic Medical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. ww.holisticmedicine.org
AHME Association for Hospital Medical Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ahme.org
AHNA Affordable Housing Needs Assessment HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
AHP Assistant House Physician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
AHP accountable health partnership H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHP accountable health plan H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
AHPA American Health Planning Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHPI American Hospital Publishing, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHQF American Health Quality Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov
AHRQ- QI AHRQ Quality Indicators - AHRQ H.I. Term / HHS Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov
AHS Assistant House Surgeon Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
AHS American Housing Survey (U.S. Census Bureau) HUD / Census Fed. Mgt.
AHSC Affordable Housing Study Commission - Florida HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
AI Analysis of Impediments HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
AI/AN American Indian / Alaska Native - IHS HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
AIC Association des Infirmières Canadiennes H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AICP AIDS Insurance Continuation Program - Florida HUD / State St. - FL Mgt.
AICPA American Institute of Certified Public Accountants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aicpa.org
AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention & Research - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Office Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/
AIH American Institute of Homeopathy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AIHA American International Health Alliance H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
AIHP American Institute of the History of Pharmacy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pharmacy.wisc.edu/aihp/
AIM Administrators in Medicine H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.docboard.org
AIMBE American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering (NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aimbe.org
AIOP Adolescent Intensive Outpatient H.I. Term General Mgt.
AIP Alleged Incapacitated Person Guardianship Fed. Mgt.
AIPU Adolescent Inpatient Unit H.I. Term General Mgt.
AIRE Anemia Institute for Research and Education Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AIRS Alliance of Information and Referral Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AIS Automated Information System H.I. Term General Mgt.
AIS Automated Information System - HRSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. hrsa.gov/privacyact/sorn/09150054.htm
AIT Auditory Integration Training H.I. Term General Mgt.
AIUM American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aium.org
AJAX Asynchronous JAVA Script H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AKF American Kidney Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AKF American Kidney Fund (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.kidneyfund.org
ALA American Lung Association H.I. Org. / Priv. Pulmonary Mgt. www.lungusa.org 800-LUNGUSA
ALACE Association of Labor Assistants & Childbirth Educators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.alace.org
ALC Alternative Learning Center H.I. Term General Mgt.
Alcon Labs Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.alconlabs.com
ALCP Assisted-living Conversion Program HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
ALD Academy of Laser Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.laserdentistry.org
ALDF American Lyme Disease Foundation. Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ALDS Academy of LDS Dentists Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.academyofldsdentists.com
ALE Annual Loss Expectancy - CMS H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
ALE Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly H.I. Term St. Mgt.
ALE Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly (Medicaid Waiver) H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
ALF Assisted Living Facility (AHCA) H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
ALF American Liver Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.liverfoundation.org
ALFA Assisted Living Federation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ALJ Administrative Law Judges - DAB / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/dab/
ALJ Administrative Law Judge - see DOAH Prof. Title - Law St. - FL Mgt.
ALKS Alkermes, Inc. (Pharmaceutical) (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.alkermes.com (J&Jlink)
Allergan Allergan, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.allergan.com
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://alphaone.org
Alpharma Alpharma (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.alpharmauspd.com
ALSA Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Asssoc. (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.alsa.org 818-880-9007
ALSM Airborne Laser Swath Mapping Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ALTANA ALTANA Pharma U.S. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA IA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. altanapharma-us.com Nycomed Grp.
ALW Assisted Living for the Elderly (Medicaid Waiver) H.I. Form St. - FL Mgt.
ALZ Alzheimer's Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.alz.org
ALZA ALZA Corporation (Pharmaceut.- J&J Sub.) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.alza.com ref. JNJ
AM Master of Arts (Artium Magister) Professional Title General Mgt.
AMA Aerospace Medical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMA American Medical Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ama-assn.org
AMA American Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMBUCS National AMBUCS, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ambucs.com
AMC AMC Cancer Research Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMCHP Assoc. of Maternal and Child Health Programs H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMCP Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amcp.org 1989 4,800
AMCRA American Medical Care & Review Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMCS Automated Medical Coding System H.I. System General Mgt.
AMDA American Medical Directors Association (ref. CMD) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amda.com
AMED Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.microscopedentistry.com
AMEEGA American Medical EEG Association - now ECNS Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. merged with APEA in 1998 as ECNS
AMF American Medical Foundation for Peer Review & Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMF The American Millennium Foundation, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Amgen Amgen, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.amgen.com yr.1907
AMHCA American Mental Health Counselors Assoc. (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amhca.org
AMHFF American Mental Health Fund H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMHPS Association of Minority Health Professional Schools H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMI Alliance for the Mentally Ill H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMI The Association of Medical Illustrators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMI Accessible Medical Instrumentation (see NIDRR) H.I. Term General Mgt.
AMI Area Median Income HUD / Priv. General Mgt. Housing
AMIA American Medical Informatics Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amia.org
AMIS American Management Information System H.I. Term General Mgt.
AMP Average Manufacturers Price (ref. CMS) H.I. Term General Mgt.
AMP Americans for Medical Progress Educational Foundation (NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amprogress.org
AMP Association for Molecular Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amp.org
AMRA American Medical Records Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMRL Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMS American Meteorological Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMSA American Medical Student Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMSAODD American Medical Society on Alcoholism & Other Drug Depend. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMSP Association of Medical School Psychologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMT American Medical Technologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
AMTA American Music Therapy Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMWA American Medical Women's Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AMWA American Medical Writers' Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Amylin Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.amylin.com yr.1987
AN Alaskan Native HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
AN/HIAC Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Community HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
ANA Administration for Native Americans - ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ana/
ANA American Nurses Association Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. 2.9 Mill.
ANA American Neurological Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ANAD National Assoc. of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.anad.org
ANCC American Nurses Credentialing Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ANDA Abbreviated New Drug Application(s) FDA / HHS HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
ANDI Aging Network Development Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Andrx Andrx Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.andrx.com
ANE Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
ANF American Nurses Foundation (ref. AAN) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nursingworld.org
ANMC Alaska Native Medical Center - IHS HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.anmc.org
ANMP Association of Natural Medicine Pharmacists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.anmp.org 1994
ANNA American Nephrology Nurses Association Med. Org. Nursing Mgt.
ANP Adult Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
ANR Audio News Release OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
ANSCII American National Standard Code for Information Interchange H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
ANSI American National Standards Institute Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AO Academy of Osseointegration Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.osseo.org Dental
AOA American Obesity Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOA American Optometric Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aoa.org
AOA American Orthopaedic Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aoassn.org
AOA American Orthopsychiatric Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amerortho.org
AOA American Osteopathic Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.osteopathic.org
AoA U.S. Administration on Aging - HHS HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov
AOA Administration on Aging (in Fl - DOEA) H.I. Org. Fed. / St. Mgt.
AoA Office (1) Office of the Assistant Secretary - AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/about/org/org_asst_sec.asp
AoA Office (1a) Office of Evaluation - AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (2a) Office of Administrative Services - CM / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (2b) Office of Budget & Finance - CM / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (2c) Office of Grants Management - CM / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (2d) Office of Information Resource Management CM / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (3a) Office for American Indian, Alaskan Native & Native Hawaiian HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (3b) Office for Community Based Services - CWCBS / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (3c) Office of Consumer Choice & Protection - CWCBS / AoA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AoA Office (3d) AoA Regional Support Centers (I thru X) CWCBS / AoA HHS Centers Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/org_chart.asp
AOAO American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aoao.org (DO, BOS)
AOBA American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBEM American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. 1980
AOBFP American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBIM American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBNM American Osteopathic Board of Neuclear Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBNMM American Osteopathic Board of Neuromuskuloskeletal Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBNP American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBOG American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBOO American Osteopathic Board of Ophthamology & Otolaryngology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBOS American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBP American Osteopathic Board of Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBP American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBP American Osteopathic Board of Proctology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBPM American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBPr American Osteopathic Board of Proctology (AOCPr) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aocpr.org
AOBR American Osteopathic Board of Radiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBRM American Osteopathic Board of Rehabilitation Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOBS American Osteopathic Board of Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOC Administrative Office of the Courts (FL Judicial Branch) H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
AOCN Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
AOCPr American Osteopathic College of Proctology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aocpr.org
AOCR American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aocr.org
AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs H.I. Term General Mgt.
AODA Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
AOEC Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aoec.org 1987 60 clinics
AOF American Optometric Foundation (ref. AAO) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AOFAS American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AAOS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aofas.org
AOMA American Occupational Medical Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AONE American Organization of Nurse Executives H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
AOPA American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AORN Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aorn.org
AOS Academic Orthopedic Society (now part of AOA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aoassn.org
AOSSM American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AAOS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aossm.org
AOTA American Occupational Therapy Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AP Acupuncture Physician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
AP Academy of Prosthodontics Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.academyprosthodontics.org
AP accounts payable H.I. Term General Mgt. Academic Orthopedic Society (AOS
APA American Paralysis Association (now Reeve Foundation) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.christopherreeve.org
APA American Pharmaceutical Association (see APhA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pharmacist.com
APA American Podiatric Association (now APMA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apma.org
APA American Psychiatric Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.psych.org
APA American Psychological Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apa.org
APACHE Acute Physiology Assessment & Chronic Health Evaluation Med. Meas. General Mgt. illness severity assessment of acutely
APC Association of Pathology Chairs Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apcprods.org
APC Ambulatory Payment Class - CMS HHS Coding Sys. General Mgt.
APCA American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APCL Assessed Prioritized Client List H.I. Form St. - FL Mgt.
APD Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Florida H.I. Agency - ADA St. - FL Mgt. www.apd.myflorida.com
APD Association of Professors of Dermatology (ref. OPDA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.dermatologyprofessors.org
APDA American Parkinson Disease Association (PD) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APDCRS Association of Program Directors for Colon & Rectal Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apdcrs.org
APDR Association of Program Directors of Radiology (OPDA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apdr.org
APE Adaptive Physical Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
APEA American Psychiatric Electrophysiology Assoc. - now ECNS Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. merged with AMEEGA in 1998 as ECNS
APG Ambulatory Patient or Payment Group H.I. Term General Mgt.
APH American Printing House for the Blind H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APhA American Pharmacists Association H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. Mgt. www.aphanet.org 1852 57,000
APHA American Public Health Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apha.org
APHSA American Public Human Services Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
API Association for Pathology Informatics H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pathologyinformatics.org
API Application Program Interface H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
APIC Assoc. for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APICs America’s Private Investment Companies HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
APIM Association Professionnelle Internationale des Médecins H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. Inter. Professional Assoc.of Physicians
APMA American Podiatric Medical Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apma.org
APME Advisory Panel on Medicare Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APN Advanced Practice Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
APNA American Psychiatric Nurses Association Med. Org. Nursing Mgt.
Apnea American Sleep Apnea Asssociation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APO Areawide Planning Organization(s) HUD / Priv. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
APO adverse patient occurrence H.I. Term General Mgt.
APO Assistant Project Officer OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
APP Annual Performance Plan HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
APPI Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians & Investigators Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.appinet.org
APPL Assessed Prioritized Pending List H.I. Form St. - FL Mgt.
APPS Active Partners Performance System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
APR annual percentage rate HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
APR Annual Program Review H.I. Term General Mgt.
APR Annual Progress Report HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
APRHB Air Pollution & Respiratory Health Program - EHHE / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/airpollution/
APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
APS Adult Protective Services H.I. Term St. Mgt.
APS American Physiological Society Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.the-aps.org
APS Advanced Practice Sonographer Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
APS American Pain Society Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ampainsoc.org
APSE Association for Persons in Supported Employment H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
APTA American Physical Therapy Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://headtotoe.apta.org/
APTA American Public Transportation Association H.I. Org. - DOT Priv. Mgt.
APTD Aid to the Permanently & Totally Disabled - CMS HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
APWA American Public Welfare Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AQ Achievement Quotient Med. Meas. Physiologic Mgt.
AQL Acceptable Quality Level OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
AR accounts receivable H.I. Term General Mgt.
ARAMS Automatic Renewal and Amendment Management Subsystem HUD System Fed. Mgt.
ARC Aging Resource Center H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
ARC American Red Cross Emer. Operations Priv. Mgt.
ARC annual required contribution H.I. Term General Mgt.
ARC, The The ARC (was U.S. Association of Retarded Citizens) H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. Mgt. www.thearc.org
ARC/Florida The Arc of Florida H.I. Org. - ADA Priv./ St. Mgt. www.arcflorida.org
ARCF American Respiratory Care Foundation (ref. AARC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.arcfoundation.org
ARCH National Respite Network & Resource Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ARCH Access to Respite Care and Help H.I. Program General Mgt.
ARD Admission, Review and Dismissal Committee H.I. Term General Mgt.
ARF Addiction Receiving Facility H.I. Facility St. - FL Mgt.
ARHP Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rheumatology.org
ARHP Association of Reproductive Health Professionals H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.arhp.org
ARL Accredited Radon Laboratory (NRSB, RMS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nrsb.org
ARM Adjustable Rate Mortgage HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
ARNP Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
ARRS American Roentgen Ray Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ARRT Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (NIDRR) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
ARS Age/Race/Sex Med. Term General Mgt.
ARS Agricultural Research Service - USDA / FDA USDA Org. / HHS Fed. Mgt. www.ars.usda.gov
ART Accredited Record Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Arthritis Arthritis Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.arthritis.org
ARVO Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.arvo.org
ASA American Society on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asaging.org
ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asahq.org
ASA American Standards Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASA American Statistical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASA American Stroke Association (See AHA) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.strokeassociation.org
ASA American Surgical Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASA Autism Society of America (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.autism-society.org
ASA Assistant Secretary for Aging (AoA / DHHS) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov
ASAM Asst. Sec. for Administration and Management - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/asam/
ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asam.org
ASAMI Assoc. for the Study & Application of Methods of Ilizarov (llrs) H.I. Org. - Old Priv. Mgt. www.llrs.org now LLRS
ASAP American Society of Automation in Pharmacy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asapnet.org
ASAP Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals H.I. Org. - Priv. Priv. Mgt.
ASAPS The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Med. Org. - Priv. Dermatologic Mgt. www.surgery.org
ASAS American Society of Abdominal Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASB American Society of Bacteriologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASBAH Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASBMB American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asbmb.org
ASBMR American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asbmr.org
ASBP American Society of Bariatric Physicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. x1950
ASBS American Society of Bariatric Surgery Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. x1983
ASBTF Asst. Sec. for Budget, Technology & Finance - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/budget/office.htm
ASC Administrative Services Center HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
ASC Ambulatory Surgical / Surgery Center - CMS HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/ASCPayment/
ASC Accredited Standards Committee Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASC American Society of Cytopathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cytopathology.org
ASCA Administrative Simplification Compliance Act - HIPPA H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
ASCCP American Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asccp.org
ASCH American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASCI American Society for Clinical Investigation Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asci-jci.org
ASCI American Customer Satisfaction Index OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
ASCLT American Society of Clinical Laboratory Technicians Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASCMSO American Society of Contemp. Medicine, Surgery & Ophthalmol. Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ascmso.com
ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asco.org 1964 25,000 mem.
ASCO American Society of Contemporary Ophthalmology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASCP American Society for Clinical Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ascp.org
ASCP American Society of Consultant Pharmacists H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.ascp.com
ASCPT American Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ascpt.org
ASCRS American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ascrs.org
ASCRS American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fascrs.org
ASCT American Society of Cytotechnology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asct.com
ASD Academy for Sports Dentistry Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.sportsdentistry-asd.org
ASDA American Academy of Sleep Medicine (now AASM) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aasmnet.org 708-492-0930
ASDA American Sleep Disorders Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASDA American Student Dental Association Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.asdanet.org
ASDS American Society for Dermatologic Surgery H.I. Org. / Priv. Dermatologic Mgt. www.asds.net 1970 4,700
ASER/SA Annual State Evaluation Report/State Assessments H.I. Term General Mgt.
ASF Autism Society of Florida Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASFO American Society of Forensic Odontology Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.asfo.org
ASGD American Society of Geriatric Dentistry - see SCDA Med. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.scdonline.org
ASGE American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASH Assistant Secretary for Health - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/ophs/assistantsecretaryhealth/
ASH American Society of Hematology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hematology.org
ASHA American Social Health Association (NAH & NSTDH) H.I. Org. & CDC Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
ASHA American School Health Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASHA American Speech/Hearing Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASHP American Society of Hospital Pharmacists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ashp.org 1942 31,000
ASHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ashp.org 1947 31,000
ASHPE American Society of Public Health Editors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASHRM American Society for Healthcare Risk Management H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ashrm.org
ASIA American Spinal Injury Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASII American Science Information Institute Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASIM American Society of Internal Medicine (now ACP) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. 1956 to 1998, merged with ACP
ASIP American Society for Investigative Pathology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asip.org
ASL Assistant Secretary for Legislation - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/asl/
ASL American Sign Language H.I. Term General Mgt.
ASLHA American Speech-Language-Hearing Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASLME American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aslme.org
ASLMS American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery Med. Org. / Priv. Dermatologic Mgt. www.aslms.org 1981 3,500
ASM American Society for Microbiology (ref. ICAAC) Med. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.asm.org 1899 43,000
ASMT American Society for Medical Technologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASN American Society of Nephrology Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASN American Society for Nutrition (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nutrition.org
ASOPA American Society of Orthopaedic Physician's Assistants Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asopa.org
ASORN American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt.
ASP American Society of Parasitologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASP American Society of Pharmacognosy Med. Org.+ Found. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.phcog.org 1959 1,000
ASP Advanced Sterilization Products (Ethicon) (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.sterad.com (a J&JCo.)
ASPA Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspa/
ASPA Aging Services Providers Academy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASPA Association of Specialized & Professional Accreditors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aspa-usa.org
ASPAN American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aspan.org
ASPE Asst. Sec. for Planning and Evaluation - HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://aspe.hhs.gov/_/index.cfm
ASPE American Society of Professional Estimators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aspenational.com
ASPEN Federal Automated Survey Processing Environment H.I. System Fed. Mgt.
ASPEN American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Med. Org. - Pharm Priv. Mgt. www.nuitritioncare.org
ASPET American Soc. for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Med. Org. - Pharm Priv. Mgt. www.aspet.org
ASPMN American Society for Pain Management Nursing Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.aspmn.org
ASPR Office of the Assist. Secretary for Preparedness & Response HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr
ASPS American Society of Plastic Surgeons Med. Org. - Priv. Dermatologic Mgt. www.plasticsurgery.org
ASR Assessment Summary Report H.I. Term General Mgt.
ASRM American Society for Reproductive Medicine Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ASRT Assistant Secretary for Resources & Technology - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/asrt/
ASRT American Society of Radiologic Technologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.asrt.org
ASSH American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ref. AAOS) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.assh.org
AST Association of Surgical Technologists Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ast.org
AST Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (& Devices) HHS Procedure Fed. Mgt. www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/index.asp
ASTDD Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.astdd.org
Astellas Astellas Pharma US, Inc. LLC (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.us.astellas.com 2005
ASTHO Association of State & Territorial Health Officials H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.astho.org
ASTM American Society for Testing & Materials H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AstraZeneca AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.astrazeneca.com empl.
ASTS American Society of Transplant Surgeons Med. Org. Priv. Mgt.
AT Assistive Technology H.I. Term General Mgt.
AT Auditory Training H.I. Term General Mgt.
AT/HM Assistive Technology / Home Modification H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
ATA American Tinnitus Association (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ata.org
ATA American Thyroid Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thyroid.org
ATBCB Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board HUD / ADA Fed. / St. Mgt.
ATC Certified Athletic Trainer Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ATCC American Type Culture Collection H.I. Org. / Program Priv. Mgt. reference strains - algae, bacteria, fungi
ATIN Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN, ITIN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
ATM Aschronous Transfer Mode H.I. Term General Mgt.
ATODA Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs H.I. Term General Mgt.
ATR Registered Art Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ATR Access to Recovery Grants - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.atr.samhsa.gov
ATRA American Therapeutic Recreation Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ATR-BC Registered Art Therapist - Board Certified Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ATS American Thoracic Society (m. NHC) Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thoracic.org
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry - CDC HHS Org. HHS - ATSDR Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov
ATTC Attendant Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
ATTC Addiction Technology Transfer Centers - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Affiliate Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.nattc.org/index.html
ATTIC Assistive Technology, Training and Information Center H.I. Org. General Mgt.
AUA American Urological Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.auanet.org 1902 15000 mem.
AUAF American Urological Association Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.auafoundation.org
AUPO Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aupo.org
AV or A/V Audio Visual OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
AVERT AntiVirus Emergency Response Team (McAfee) Med. Org. Fed./ St/ Priv. Mgt.
AVI Audio Visual Interleave OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://avma.org/
AVP Anthrax Vaccination Program HHS Program Fed. Mgt. bt.cdc.gov/agent/anthrax/vaccination
AWHONN Association of Women's Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nursing Med. Org. Nursing Mgt.
AWI Agency for Workforce Innovation - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
AWIC Area Work Incentive Coordinator (ref. SSA) Professional Title Fed. Mgt. www.socialsecurity.gov
AWP Average or Actual Wholesale Price H.I. Term General Mgt.
AWS Alternate Work Schedules (FWS, CWS - FDA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. Inter. Nonproprietary Name (ref. WHO)
Axcan Axcan Scandipharm, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.axcanscandipharm.com
B Ph British Pharmacopoeia (aka - BP) H.I. Publication Britain Mgt. www.pharmacopoeia.org.uk
BA or B.A. Bachelor of Arts Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
Baker Act Florida Mental Health Act F.S. 394 Part 1 H.I. Law St. - FL Mgt.
BAMS Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BARDA Biomedical Advanced Research & Develop. Authority - ASPR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/barda/index.html
Barr Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE - BRL) (2004) H.I. Org. - Mgt. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.barrlabs.com 800-BARRLAB
Barr Labs Barr Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (1970) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.barrlabs.com 800-BARRLAB
BAT Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (DOL) DOL / HUD Fed. Mgt.
Bausch&Lomb Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bausch.com
Baxter Baxter International Inc. (BAX) (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.baxter.com 48,000 empl.
Bayer Bayer HealthCare - Pharmaceutical Division (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.bayerus.com 21,000 empl.
Bayer Pharma Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corp. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bayerpharma-na.com
BBA Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (ref. SCHIP) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
BBRA Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
BBS Bureau of Blind Services (DOE) H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
BCBA Board Certified Behaviour Analyst Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BCCNS Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome Life Support Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
BCD or B.C.D. Board Certified Diplomat Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BCEN Board Certified in Emergency Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
BCNP Board Certified in Nuclear Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BCP Basic Center Program - RHY / FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
BCPP Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BCPS Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BCRS Bureau of Clinician Recruitment & Service - HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/bcrs.htm
BD Basic Developmental H.I. Term General Mgt.
BD Behavior Disorder H.I. Term General Mgt.
BD Budget Distribution H.I. Term General Mgt.
BDA British Dental Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt.
BDAM Basic Data Access Method H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BDF Bulk Data Facility H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BDOC Bed Days of Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
BDOD Beneficiary Date of Death H.I. Term General Mgt.
BDP Beneficiary Database Prototype H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BDPC Breakthrough Drug Pricing Committee H.I. Org. - Drug General Mgt.
BDPP Beneficiary Database Prototype Project H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BDS or B.D.S. Bachelor of Dental Surgery Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
BDSc or B.D.Sc. Bachelor of Dental Science Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
BDTS Batched Data Transmission System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BEA Budget Expense Account H.I. Term General Mgt.
BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis (DOC) U.S. Org. - DOC Fed. Mgt. www.bea.gov
BEA Business Enterprise Area H.I. Term General Mgt.
BEAU Budget Expense Account Unit H.I. Term General Mgt.
BECN Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (ENA, CEN) H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.ena.org/becn/
BEDI Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (CPD) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
BEER Beneficiary Earnings Exchange Record H.I. Term General Mgt.
BEI Budget Estimating Initiative H.I. Term General Mgt.
BENDEX Beneficiary Data Exchange H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BENDEX Beneficiary & Earnings Data Exchange System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
Berlex Labs Berlex Laboratories (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.berlex.com
BERT Beneficiary Enrollment Retrieval System (EDB) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BESS Part B Extract & Summary System (see BMAD) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BEST Beneficiary Eligibility State Tape (EDB file) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BEST Beneficiary State Totals (see SPACE sys.) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BF Beneficiary File H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BGN Beneficiary Given Name H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BHCDA Bureau of Health Care Delivery and Assistance (HRSA) HHS Org. - Old Fed. Mgt. previous agency of HRSA
BHO Behavorial Health Organization H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BHP Border Health Program - BHPR / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/kidscareers
BHPr Bureau of Health Professions - HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov
BHRD Bureau of Health Resources Development - HRSA HHS Org. - Old Fed. Mgt. previous agency of HRSA
BHS Business Health Services H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BI Background Investigation H.I. Term General Mgt.
BI Benefits Integrity H.I. Term General Mgt.
BI Buy In H.I. Term General Mgt.
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
BIA Business Impact Analysis H.I. Term General Mgt.
BIAF Brain Injury Assoc. of Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
BIC Beneficiary Identification Code H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BICEQN BIC Equate Number H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIEC Buy In Eligibility Code H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIER Billing Information Exchange Record H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIF Beneficiary Insurance File H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIF Benefit Information Form H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIMB Biostatistics and Information Management Branch - CDC DMBD HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/bimb/
BIMF Beneficiary Inactive Master File H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIMO Bioresearch Monitoring - CPGM / ORA / FDA HHS System Fed. Mgt. fda.gov/ora/compliance_ref/bimo/
BIO Biotechnology Industry Organization (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.bio.org
Bioethics President's Council on Bioethics U.S. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. bioethics.govinfo@bioethics.gov
Biogen Biogen, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.biogen.com
Biovail Biovail Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.biovail.com
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
BIPA Benefits Improvement & Protection Act of 2000 - CMS H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
BISC Benefit Integrity Support Center H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BISYNC Binary Synchronous Communication (IBM protocol) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIT Beneficiary Inquiries Taskforce H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BITF Beneficiary Implementation Task Force H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BITMIS BITS Management Information System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BITS Beneficiary Information Tracking System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BITS Beneficiary Inquiry Tracking System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
BIW Beneficiary Inquiries Workgroup H.I. Org. General Mgt.
BL Black Lung H.I. Term General Mgt.
BLA Biologic License Application FDA / HHS FDA Term Fed. Mgt.
BLA Biologics License Agreement H.I. Term General Mgt.
BLASER Black Lung Automated Search & Edit Routine H.I. System General Mgt.
BLM Bureau of Land Management (HUD) U.S. Org - HUD Fed. Mgt.
BLN Business Leadership Networks (ref. FDDC) H.I. System - ADA Priv. Mgt.
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL) U.S. Org - DOL Fed. Mgt.
BLS or B.L.S. Bachelor of Liberal Studies Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
BLUC Botom Line Unit Cost H.I. Term General Mgt.
BMA British Medical Association H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
BMA BioMedical Applications H.I. Term General Mgt.
BMACS Part B Medicated Automated Claims System H.I. System General Mgt.
BMBL Biosafety in Microbiological & Biomedical Laboratories - OHS HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ohs/biosfty/bmbl5
BMIR Below Market Interest Rate [loans] HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
BMIT biomedical instrumentation technologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
BMJ British Medical Journal H.I. Publication Britain Mgt.
BMR Below Market Rate HUD / Priv. General Mgt.
BMS Bachelor of Medical Science Med. Title General Mgt.
BMS Bristol-Myers Squibb (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bms.com 43,000 empl.
BMT behavioral marital therapy Med. Procedure Psychiatric Mgt.
BNA Basle Nomina Anatomica (replaced by TA) Med. Standard General Mgt.
BNI Beneficiary Notices Initiative (ref. PPS) - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. ref. Prospective Payment System (PPS)
BNQP Baldridge National Quality Program - NIST H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
BOA British Orthopaedic Association H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
BOA Florida State Board of Administration H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
BOA Basic Ordering Agreement H.I. Term General Mgt.
BOAN Beneficiary's Own Account Number (SSN) H.I. Term General Mgt.
Boehringer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.boehringer-ingelheim.com
BOP Business and Operating Plan HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
BOS Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (of the AOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
BOSS Budget Outlay Support System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
BP British Pharmacopoeia (aka - B Ph) H.I. Publication Britain Mgt. www.pharmacopoeia.org.uk
BPA British Paediatric Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Britain Mgt.
BPA or B.P.A. Bachelor of Public Administration Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
BPD Borderline Personality Disorder Disorder Psychiatric Mgt.
BPER Division of Budget Policy, Execution & Review - ASBTF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/budget/bpm.htm
BPHC Bureau of Primary Health Care - HRSA / AoA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.bphc.hrsa.gov
BPRS Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale Med. Meas. Psychiatric Mgt. rate scale for psychopathology- 16 items
BPS Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (ref. APhA) H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.bpsweb.org 1976
BPS British Psychological Society H.I. Org. Priv./ Britain Mgt. www.bps.org.uk
BPS or B.P.S. Bachelor of Professional Studies Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure (DOD Program) HUD / DOD Fed. Mgt.
Bradley Bradley Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bradpharm.com
Braintree Braintree Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.braintreelabs.com
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey - CDC HHS Survey Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/brfss/
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey FL- DOH State Survey St. - FL Mgt. www.cdc.gov/brfss/
BRI Brownfields Redevelopment Initiative HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
Bristol-Myers Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bms.com
Bristol-Myers Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Worldwide (Pharmaceut.)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.bms.com
BRITE Brief Intervention and Treatment for Elders H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
BS Bachelor of Science Professional Title General Mgt.
BS Bachelor of Surgery Med. Title General Mgt.
BSF Barth Syndrome Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.barthsyndrome.org
BSF Building Strong Families - ACF HHS Affiliate Fed. Mgt. buildingstrongfamilies.info/index.htm
BSN or B.S.N. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
BTC below-the-counter (pharmaceuticals / medicines) H.I. Commodity General Mgt.
C Clinic (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
C & E Consultation and Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
C & P Credentialing and Privileging H.I. Term General Mgt.
C.A.R.E. Cardiac Arrhythmias Research Education Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
C.H.I.N. Congenital Heart Information Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CA Chemical Abuse/Addiction H.I. Term General Mgt.
CA Cocaine Anonymous H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CA Commercial Air carrier (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
CA Certified Acupuncturist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CA/N Child Abuse/Neglect H.I. Term General Mgt. Pediatrics
CAA Community Action Agency H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
caBIG cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid - NCI / NIH HHS Project Fed. Mgt. cancer.gov/directorscorner/caBIG
CABS Chemical Agent Briefing Sheets - ATSDR / CDC HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/cabs/
CADCA Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America - SAMHSA HHS Affiliate Priv./ ST / Fed. Mgt. http://cadca.org/
CAE Certified Association Executive Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations - EHHE / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cafos/
CAGE Contractor & Government Entity Code - CMS H.I. Mfg. Code General Mgt. formerly FSCM
CAHNZ Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Trust (New Zealand) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems HHS Surveys Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CAHPS/
CAIVRS Credit Alert Interactive Voice Response System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
CAM Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Med. Term General Mgt. ref. http://nccam.nih.gov
CAMICC CDC/ATSDR Minority Initiatives Coordinating Committee - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/omhd/CAMICC/CAMICC
CAMT Certified Acupressure Massage Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CAN Coordinated Assistance Network Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
CANE Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly H.I. Org. Priv./Fed. Mgt.
CAOHC Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
CAP Compliance Action Program (See PhRMA) H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
CAP College of American Pathologists (SNOMED CT®) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cap.org 16000 memb
CAP Client Advocacy & Protection H.I. Program General Mgt.
CAP Community Action Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
CAP Corrective Action Plan H.I. Program General Mgt.
CAPA Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (ref. ABPANC) Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CAPC The Center to Advance Palliative Care H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.capc.org
CAPER Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CAPI Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CFACT) HHS System Fed. Mgt.
CAPPA Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.cappa.net
CAPRA Canadian Association of Professional Regulatory Affairs H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.capra.ca
CAPT Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. http://capt.ca/
CAPTA Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act - ACF H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment Act
CAR Canadian Association of Radiologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.car.ca
CARCs Claim Adjustment Reason Codes - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt.
CARE Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/history.htm
CARES Comprehensive Assessment & Review - Long Term Care Svcs H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
CARES CARES Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.caresfoundation.org
CARF Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
CARIE Coalition of Advocates for the Rights of the Infirm Elderly H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Caring Bridge Caring Bridge (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.caringbridge.org
CARN Certified Addictions Registered Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CARN-AP Certified Addictions Registered Nurse - Advanced Practice Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CAS Chemical Abstracts Service (see ACS) ATSDR / CDC HHS Service General Mgt. www.cas.org see ACS
CASA Clinical Assessment Software Application H.I. Database General Mgt.
CASA National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.casacolumbia.org
CASP Community Aging Services Provider(s) (AoA) HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
CAT California Achievement Test Med. Meas. General Mgt.
CATCH Community Access to Child Health H.I. Program General Mgt. Pediatrics
CAU Complaint Administration Unit (AHCA) H.I. Dept. St. - FL Mgt.
CB Bachelor of Surgery [L.] Chirurgiae Baccalaureus Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CB Community Builders HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CB Offfice of Children's Bureau - ACF HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/
CBA Competitive Bidding Area (ref. DMEPOS) - HHS Med. Equip. - HHS Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.medicare.gov ref. DMEPOS
CBAE Community-Based Abstinence Education - FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/news/press/2005/CBAE
CBBF Children's Brittle Bone Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Pediatrics
CBC Chartered Benefit Consultant H.I. Private Priv. Mgt.
CBC Center for Beneficiary Choices - CMS HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/05
CBD Commerce Business Daily HUD / General General Mgt.
CBER Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research - FDA HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cber.
CBET certified biomedical equipment technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CBI Center for Biomedical Informatics - OD / NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/cbi/index.htm
CBO Congressional Budget Office HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
CBRF Community Based Residential Facility H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear threats - BARDA HHS Term Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/barda/phemce/index.html
CBRN chemical, biological, radiological & nuclear threats - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/barda/phemce/
CBSG Community Services Block Grant HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CBT computer based test / testing H.I. Term General Mgt. cerebral blood volume
CC National Institutes of Health Clinical Center - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
CC Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center - CC / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
CC Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center - CC / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
CC complication or co-morbid condition H.I. Term St. Mgt.
CCA Certified Coding Associate (ICD-9) (ref. AHIMA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CCB Office of Child Care Bureau - OFA / ACF HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccb/
CCCP Canadian College of Clinical Pharmacy (see ACCP) H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.cccp.ca
CCCS Center for Communication & Consumer Services - AoA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/headquarters
CCDA Community Care for Disabled Adults H.I. Term St. Mgt.
CCDBG Child Care and Development Block Grant H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt. Pediatrics
CCDM Control of Communicable Diseases Manual CDC Med. Standard Fed. Mgt.
CCE Community Care for the Elderly H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt. FS 430.201 -.207
CCEHIP Coordinating Center for Environmental Health & Injury Prevention HHS Org.- CDC Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/about/organization/ccehip.htm
CCF Compassion Capital Fund - OCS / ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
CCFA Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ccfa.org 800-932-2423
CCGP Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (ref. ASCP) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ccgp.org 1997
CCH Child Care Home H.I. Facility General Mgt. Pediatrics
CCH Certified in Classical Homeopathy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CCHIS Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cchis/
CCI Correct Coding Initiative H.I. Coding Sys. General Mgt.
CCI Child Caring Institution H.I. Facility General Mgt.
CCID Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/about/organization/ccid.htm
CCIP Chronic Care Improvement Project - CMS Project HHS Project Fed. Mgt.
CCM Critical Care Medicine H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
CCM Certified Case Manager Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CCMC Commission for Case Manager Certification H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CCMHC Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (see NBCC) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. (see NBCC & AMHCA)
CCN Colorectal Cancer Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.colorectal-cancer.net
CCNE Commission on Colleges of Nursing Education H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
CCNS Certified Critical Care Nurse Specialist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CCPR Coordinated Comprehensive Provider Review(s) H.I. Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt. http://training.dfmc.org/wic/
CCR Central Contractor Registration HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CCR Center for Cancer Research (NCI) H.I. Org. Priv. / NIH Mgt.
CCRC Continuing Care Retirement Community H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
CCRC Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CCRN Certified Critical Care Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CCRR Child Care Resource and Referral H.I. Term General Mgt.
CCS Crippled Children's Services H.I. Program General Mgt. Pediatrics
CCS Certified Coding Specialist (ICD-9) (ref. AHIMA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based (ref. AHIMA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CCT Certified Cardiographic Technician Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
CCTC Council of Chairs of Training Councils H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. APA
CCTC Critical Care Trauma Centre H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
CCU Coronary Care Unit Med. Facility Cardiovasc. Mgt.
CCU Critical Care Unit Med. Facility General Mgt.
CD Certified Doula (DONA or CAPPA) (ref. PD, CLD) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CD Chemically Dependent H.I. Term General Mgt.
CD Communication Disorder H.I. Term General Mgt.
CDA Child Development Associate Professional Title Priv. Mgt. Pediatrics
CDABO College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.cdabo.org
CDBG Community Development Block Grant (CPD Program) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CDBG Community Development Block Grant (OCS - ACF) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
CDC Centers for Disease Control - HHS HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov
CDC Consumer Directed Care Plus Program (Medicaid waiver) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
CDC/W Centers for Disease Control / Washington - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/washington/
CDDC Consortium of Developmental Disabilities Councils H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CDE Certified Diabetes Educator Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
CDER Center for Drug Evaluation & Research - FDA HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cder/
CDF Children's Defense Fund H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Pediatrics
CDHC Consumer Driven Health Care (ref. HSA, HDHP, IRS) H.I. Term General Mgt. irs.gov/publications - search HSA
CDM Charge Description Master (UB-92 & HCPCS Code) H.I. System General Mgt.
CD-N Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
CDOM Center for Delivery, Organization & Markets - AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/cdom/
CDR Contract Discrepancy Report OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
CDRH Center for Devices & Radiological Health - FDA HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cdrh/
CDRL Contract Data Requirements List OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
CDS Citizen Dispute Settlement (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. System St. - FL Mgt.
CDT Child Day Training H.I. Term Priv./St. Mgt. http://www.ahrq.gov/about/cdom/
CDT Code on Dental Procedures & Nomenclature (HIPPA) H.I. Standard Fed. - Dental Mgt. "Dentists" CDT - ADA copyright
CDTA Community Development Technical Assistance HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CDTP Chemical Dependency Treatment Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
CDWSP Community Development Work Study Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CE Consumer Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
CE Continuing Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
CEBS Chemical Effects in Biological Systems - NIEHS HHS System Fed. Mgt. http://cebs.niehs.nih.gov/
CEC Council for Exceptional Children H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Pediatrics
CED Community Economic Development (Urban & Rural) - OCS/ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
CEF Community Empowerment Fund (CPD Program) HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
CEHN Children's Environmental Health Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cehn.org
Celgene Celgene Corporation (Pharmaceuticals - Global) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.celgene.com yr.1987
CEMP Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
CEN Certified Emergency Nurse (ref. BECN) Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
Census U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.census.gov
Centocor Centocor, Inc. (Pharmaceutic.- Bio) (J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.centocor.com ref. JNJ
CEO Chief Executive Officer Professional Title St. & Priv. Mgt.
CEP Completed Exposure Pathways - DT / ATSDR /CDC HHS List Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/cep/index.html
CEPH Centre d'Etude du Polymorphisme Humain France & Fondation H.I. Org. France Mgt. France and Fondation Jean Dausset
Cephalon Cephalon, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Global) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.cephalon.com yr.1986
CERCLA Comprehen. Environ. Response, Compensation & Liability Act H.I. Law-HHS/EPA Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/cercla
CERCLIS Compre. Environ. Response, Compensation & Liability Info. Sys. HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/dhac.html
CERHR Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. NTP - National Toxicology Program
CERT Comprehensive Error Rate Testing - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CERT/
CERT Community Emergency Response Team (FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
CERTs Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (AHRQ) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
CESD Center for Epidemiologic Studies - Depression Scale Med. Meas. Psychiatric Mgt.
CFACT Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends - AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/cfact/
CFAH Center for the Advancement of Health (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cfah.org
CFAL Communities for a Lifetime (DOEA) St. Program St.& Local- FL Mgt.
CFBCI Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (ACF) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/fbci/
CFC Combined Federal Campaign H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
CFC Cardio-Facio-Cutaneous Family Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CFC Combined Federal Campaign H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
CFC Covered Families and Children H.I. Term General Mgt.
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
CFISA The National CFIDS Foundation, Inc. (1997) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.NCF-NET.org
CFL Compact Flourescent Lighting H.I. Equip. General Mgt. Univ. Design
CFNP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CFNP Community Food and Nutrition Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
CFO Chief Financial Officer Professional Title St. & Priv. Mgt.
CFO Office of Chief Financial Officer HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
CFP Certified Financial Planner Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CFR / C.F.R. Code of Federal Regulations (NARA - GPO) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
CFSAN Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - FDA HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.cfsan.fda.gov
CGA Charitable Gift Annuity H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
CGA Comprehensive Geriatrics Assessment H.I. Procedure Priv. Mgt.
CGAP Cancer Genome Anatomy Project H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
CGF Core Genotyping Facility (NCI) H.I. Org. Priv. / NIH Mgt.
CGMP Current Good Manufacturing Practice (HHS) H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt. Current Good Manufacturing Practice
CGN Certified Gastroenterology Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CGP Comprehensive Grant Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CGP Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (see CCPG) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.ccgp.org 1997
CGPA Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.canadiangenerics.ca
CGRN Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CH Certified Herbalist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Ch. chapter H.I. Term General Mgt.
Ch. B. Bachelor of Surgery Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Ch. D. Doctor of Surgery Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHA Canadian Hospital Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CHACHSPT CDC/HRSA Advisory Comm. on HIV & STD Prevention & Treatm. HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. //hab.hrsa.gov/about/haacroster.htm
CHADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder H.I. Term General Mgt.
CHADD Children and Adults with AD / HD (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.chadd.org
CHAMPUS Civilian Health & Medical Program of the Uniformed Services H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
CHAMPVA U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Health Benefits H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
CHAP Comprehensive Homeless Assistance Plan HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CHARTS Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set (DOH) Database St. - FL Mgt.
CHAS Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
CHC Community Health Center - BPHC / HRSA HHS Facility Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/chc/
CHC Community Health Charities (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.healthcharities.org
CHC Certified Healthcare Consultant (see AAHC) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHCIP Comprehensive Health Communic. & Implementation Program HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
CHDO Community and Housing Development Organization HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.chea.org
ChemIDplus Chemical Dictionary & Structure database - SIS / NLM HHS Database Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/
CHHP Certified Holistic Health Practitioner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHHSC Coastal High Hazard Study Commission Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
CHI Consolidated Health Informatics (USIK / HHS) HHS System Fed. Mgt. Consolidated Health Informatics (CHI
CHIC Community Health Improvement Council H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
CHID Combined Health Information Database - Fed. HHS Database Fed. Mgt.
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program - IHS et al. HHS Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
CHIRI Child Health Insurance Research Initiative (CDOM / AHRQ) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/chiri/
Chiron Chiron Corporation (Pharmaceuticals - Novartis) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.chiron.com
CHMIS Evaulation of Community Healthy Marriages Initiatives-OPRE/ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
CHom Certified in Homeopathy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHOW Change of Ownership (license) (HCCU, AHCA) H.I. Form St. - FL Mgt.
CHP Certified Health Physicist (AAHP, ABHP) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.hps1.org/aahp/
CHP Certified in Healthcare Privacy (ref. AHIMA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHPA Consumer Healthcare Products Association (w. NDMA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.chpa-info.org 1998
CHPN Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CHPS Certification in Healthcare Privacy & Security (AHIMA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CHR Community Health Representative H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CHRB Community Housing Resource Board HUD Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
CHS Contract Health Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CHS Children's Home Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CHsp Congregate Housing Services Program HUD Program Fed. / St. / Priv Mgt.
CHt Certified Hypnotherapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CIAP Comprehensive Improvement Assistance Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
CIH Certificate in Industrial Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CIHI Canadian Institute for Health Information H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CIIC Community and Individual Investment Corporation HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
CIO Chief Information Officer Professional Title Fed. Mgt.
CIO Office of Chief Information Officer HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
CIOP Clinical Interventions Grant Program H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
CIPS Office of Cancer Information Products and Systems HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www3.cancer.gov/mab/hnc14b.htm
CIR Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
CIRTS Client Information Registration and Tracking System (ECMIS) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
CIS Client Information System H.I. Term St. Mgt.
CIS Cancer Information Service H.I. Service Priv. Mgt.
CISA Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Network H.I. Program General Mgt.
CISM Critical incident stress management H.I. Term General Mgt.
CIT Center for Information Technology - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cit.nih.gov/
CIT Crisis Intervention Team H.I. Term St. Mgt.
CITA Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (HHS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Cellular Telecom. Industry Assoc.
CITRUS Department of Citrus - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
CLAS Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
CLC Certified Laboratory Consultant (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
CLC Certified Lactation Consultant (ref. CLE, IBCLC) Professional Title Priv. Mgt. St. Joseph's Hospital
CLD Certified Labor Doula (ref. CD, CAPPA) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CLE Certified Lactation Educator (ref. CLC, IBCLC) Professional Title Priv. Mgt. St. Joseph's Hospital
CLE Continuing Legal Education H.I. Law - Term Priv. Mgt.
CLES certified clinical laboratory equipment specialist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. - CMS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/clia/default.aspx
CLIMB Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
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CLMA Clinical Laboratory Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. / Int'l. Mgt. www.clma.org
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CLS Clinical Laboratory Scientist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
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CLUSTER disease cluster statistical analysis - ATSDR / CDC HHS S/W Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HS/cluster.html
CM Case Manager Professional Title General Mgt.
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CM Certified Midwife Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
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CMA Certified Medical Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
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CMAS Case Management Assessment H.I. Term General Mgt.
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CMC Cardiac Medicine Certification Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
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CMGT Case Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
CMHC Community Mental Health Center(s) H.I. Facility St. Mgt.
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CMHS Center for Mental Health Services - SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/
CMHS Community Mental Health Services Block Grant - SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/pub
CMI Chronically Mentally Ill H.I. Term General Mgt.
CMI County Median Income HUD / Priv. General Mgt. Housing
CMI case mix index H.I. Term General Mgt.
CMM Center for Medicare Management - CMS HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/06
CMP Civil Monetary Penalties (AHCA & CMS) H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
CMP Certified Medical Planner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CMR Centre (U.K.) for Medicines Research International H.I. Org. Priv. - Britain Mgt. wwww.cmr.org
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (was HCFA) HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov
CMS Children's Medical Services - Florida DOH Prog. St. - FL Mgt.
CMSO Center for Medicaid & State Operations - CMS HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/06
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CMSS Council of Medical Specialty Societies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cmss.org
CMT Contract Management Team H.I. Term General Mgt.
CMT Constant Maturity Treasury (Mortgage) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
CMT Certified Medical Transcriptionist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CMT Certified Massage Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CNA Canadian Nurses Association H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
CNCS Corporation for National and Community Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CNDLTC Certified Nursing Director for Long Term Care Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CNE Continuing Nursing Education H.I. Program Nursing Mgt.
CNM or C.N.M. Certified Nurse-Midwife Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CNOR Certified Nurse in the Operating Room Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CNP or C.N.P. Certified Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CNPP Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion - USDA USDA Center Fed. Mgt. www.cnpp.usda.gov
CNS Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ref. AANS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.neurosurgeon.org 5300 mem.
CNS or cns Corporation for National and Community Service H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cns.gov (A, NCCC, Vista)
CNSD Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
CNSVF CNS Vasculitis Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CO Contracting Officer General / HHS Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
COA Canadian Orthopaedic Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
COA children of alcoholics H.I. Term General Mgt.
COB Coordination of Benefits (COB) Contractor - CMS H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
COB Close of Business OCKT / AHRQ General / HHS Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act '85 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
CoC Continuum of Care (homeless assistance) HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
COC Continuum of Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
CoCASA Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application - CDC HHS S/W Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/cocasa
COCE Co-Occurring Center for Excellence - SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.coce.samhsa.gov
CoCHP Coordinating Center for Health Promotion - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/about/organization/cchp.htm
COE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
COE Center for Outcomes and Evidence - AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. ahrq.gov/about/coe/coemiss.htm
COFI 11th District Cost of Funds Index (Mortgage) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
COG Continuity of Government Programs - OPEO / ASPR HHS / Emerg. Fed. / St. Mgt.
COGH Coordinating Office for Global Health - CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/about/organization/cogh.htm
COHN Certified Occupational Health Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt. www.medleague.com
COHN/CM Certified Occupational Health Nurse Case Manager Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
COHN-S Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
COI Conflict of Interest HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
COLA COLA (education & lab accreditation) (ref. CLIA, CMS, JCAHO) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
COLT Certified Office Laboratory Technician (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
Columbia Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- Internat. Mgt. www.columbialabs.com
COMIS Center Office Management Information System (FDA) HHS System Fed. Mgt. fda.gov/cder/handbook/acronym.htm
Comm Corps U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps - OSG / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.usphs.gov/AboutUs/
COMPASS Comprehensive Assessment, Strategic Success (DOH) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
COMPS Coastal Ocean Monitoring Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
CON Certificate of Need Program H.I. Program St. - AHCA Mgt.
CONGO Conference of Nongovernmental Orgs. with the U.N. H.I. Org. Priv.-Internat. Mgt. Organizations in Consultative Relationship
Connectics Connectics Corp. (Pharma. - Stiefel Labs, Inc.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.connectics.com
CONOPS Standard Operating Procedures & Concepts of Operations HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations
COOP Continuity of Operations Plan - HHS Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
COOP Cooperative H.I. Term General Mgt.
COPC Community-Oriented Primary Care H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
COPC Community Outreach Partnership Centers HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
COPS Community Oriented Policing Services U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
COQ Center for Quality - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
CORD Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cordem.org
Cordis Cordis Corporation (Pharma / Equip. - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.cordis.com ref. JNJ
CORE Child Outcomes Research and Evaluation - ACF HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
CORF Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
COS Canadian Ophthalmological Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
COSSHMO National Coalition of Hispanic Health & Human Services Org.'s H.I. Org. - NAHH Priv. Mgt. www.cossmho.org
COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
COTPER Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness & Emer. Resp. HHS Office - CDC Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/about/organization/cotper.htm
COTS Commercial Off The Shelf General / HHS Fed. Mgt.
COVD College of Optometrists in Vision Development Med. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://www.hispanichealth.org/
COW Community Outreach and Wellness Program H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
CP Consolidated Plan HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
CP3 Center for Primary Care, Prevention & Clinical Partnerships ahrq HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/cp3/
CPAN Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse (ref. ABPANC) Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CPD Certified Postpartum Doula (ref. DONA, CD, CLD) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CPD Office of Community Planning and Development HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
CPE Continuing Professional Education H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
CPed Certified Pedorthist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.medleague.com
CPEU Continuing Professional Education Unit H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
CPF Cleft Palate Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CPG Compliance Policy Guides Manual - FDA HHS Manual Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/ora/compliance_ref/cpg
CPGM Compliance Program Guidance Manual - FDA HHS Manual Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/ora/cpgm/default.htm
CPH Certificate in Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CPhA California Pharmacists Association H.I. Org. St. - Calif. Mgt. www.cpha.com 1869
CPHA Commission on Professional & Hospital Activities H.I. Org. Priv. (1977) Mgt. http://medlineplus.gov/cgi/mesh/
CPHPDR Center for Public Health & Disaster Response - AMA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CPHQ Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CPhT Certified Pharmacy Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.medleague.com
CPHT Certified Practitioner of Homeopathic Therapeutics Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.medleague.com
CPI California Personality Inventory Med. Test Psychiatric Mgt.
CPM Certified Professional Midwife Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CPM Clinical Performance Measures Project - CMS HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CPMProject/
CPME Council on Podiatric Medical Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cpme.org
CPN or C.P.N. Certified Pediatric Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CPNP College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://cpnp.org 1998 700
CPNP /C.P.N.P. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CPO Chief Procurement Officer Professional Title Fed. Mgt.
CPON Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CPPD Center for Planning & Policy Development - AoA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/org/headquarters
CPRF Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation and the APA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CPS Child Protective Services H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
CPS Center for Population Studies - OD / NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/factbook
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cpsc.gov
CPSS Community Partnership for Senior Services H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
CPT Current Procedural Terminology (ref. ICD-9 & HCPCS) H.I. Coding Sys. General -AMA Mgt. "Physicians" CPT - AMA copyright
CQI Continuous Quality Improvement H.I. Term General Mgt.
CQuIPS Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety - CFACT HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. ahrq.gov/about/cquips/cquipsmiss.htm
CR Compliance Review H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
CRA Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 (IRS) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
CRA Community Reinvestment Act (FFIEC/HMDA) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
CRADA Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (FDA) HHS Document Fed. Mgt. Coop. Research & Development Agr.
CREOG Council on Residency Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.acog.org
CRES certified radiology equipment specialist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CRFC Community Residential Facilities Council H.I. Term General Mgt.
CRID Regional Disaster Information Center H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.crid.or.cr/crid/ing/index_ing.html
CRIIT Center for Research Informatics & Info. Technology - NHLBI HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/factbook
CRIR Caitlin Raymond International Registry (ref. GVHD) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. UMASS Memorial Medical Center
CRIS Crisis Intervention H.I. Term General Mgt. - http://crisp.cit.nih.gov/
CRISIS Crisis Services - 2-1-1 H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
CRISP Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (NLM) HHS Standard Fed. Mgt. http://crisp.cit.nih.gov/
CRM Customer Relationship Management (AHRQ) H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
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CRMLN Cholesterol Reference Method Laboratory Network -NCEH/CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/labstandards/crmln.htm
CRNA Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CRNFA Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CRNO Certified Registered Nurse in Ophthalmology Med. Title Nursing Mgt. Certified Registered Nurse in Ophthalmology
CRNP Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CRR Child-Rearing Residence H.I. Facility General Mgt.
CRR/BM Child-Rearing Residence with Behavior Management H.I. Facility General Mgt.
CRRN Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CRS Congressional Research Service U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
CRS Controlled Release Society H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.controlledrelease.org 3,000
CRS Clinical Reporting System - IHS / PHS HHS System Fed. Mgt. ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/Health
CRSC Combat-Related Special Compensation (Fed.) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
CRT Community Residential Training H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
CRT Certified Respiratory Therapist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CS Client Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
CSA Clinical Skills Assessment H.I. Term St. Mgt.
CSAA Child Study Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention - SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment - SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://csat.samhsa.gov/
CSB U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.csb.gov
CSBG Community Services Block Grant H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
CSC Community Service Councils H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSC Child Service Coordinator Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CSC Cardiac Surgery Certification Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CSEM Case Studies in Environmental Medicine - ATSDR / CDC HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/
CSFA Catalog of State Financial Assistance H.I. Term St.- FL Mgt.
CSG Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutritrion Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CSGBI Cardiac Society of Great Britain and Ireland H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSHCN Children with Special Health Care Needs - CMS / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. //www.hrsa.gov/epsdt/system.htm
CSHP Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.cshp.ca
CSN Community Service Network H.I. Term General Mgt.
CSN Certified School Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
CSN/211 Community Service Network / Senior Helpline H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSO Chief Science Officer - CDC / HHS HHS Title Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/science/
CSP Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutritrion Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CSPD Comprehensive System of Personnel Development H.I. Program St. Mgt.
CSPS Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.cspscanada.org
CSR Center for Scientific Review - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://cms.csr.nih.gov/
CSR Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutritrion Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CSS Child Specialty Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
CSS Catholic Social Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSS Community Service System H.I. Term General Mgt.
CSS Community Support Services (ref. ARC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CSS Cascading Style Sheets H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
CSSD Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
C-SSWS Certified School Social Work Specialist Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
CST Child Study Team H.I. Term General Mgt.
CST Certified Surgical Technologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cste.org
CSU Crisis Stabilization Unit (beds - ref. CMS) H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
CTA Canadian Tuberculosis Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
CTAA Community Transportation Asssociation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ctaa.org
CTC Community Transportation Coordinators Professional Title St. Mgt.
CTD FL Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged H.I. Agency -ADA St. - FL Mgt. http://www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd/
CTF The Children's Tumor Foundation: Ending Neurofibromatosis H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ctf.org
CTR Certified Tumor Registrar (CDC) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cancer/npcr/registry/
CTS Certificate of Technical Studies Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CUCS Center for Urban and Community Services, Inc. HUD Contractor Priv. Mgt.
curePSP Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.curepsp.org
CVM Center for Veterinary Medicine - FDA HHS Center Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cvm
CVT Cardiovascular Technologist Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
CWCBS Center for Wellness & Community-Based Services - AoA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/about/org/headquarters
CWHIP Community Workforce Housing Innovation Pilot Program - 2006 HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
CWRC Community Work Release Center - FL DOC St. Facility St. Mgt.
CWS Certified Wound Specialist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
CWS Compressed Work Schedules (AWS, FWS - FDA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
D Dialysis (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
D/B Deaf/Blind H.I. Term General Mgt.
DA Developmental age Med. Term General Mgt.
DAAPM Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DAB Departmental Appeals Board - HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/dab/
DABIM Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DABMA Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Acupuncture Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DABMP Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Physics Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DABR Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DAc Diplomate in Acupuncture; Doctor of Acupuncture Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DACBN Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition, and Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.acbn.org
DACBN Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.acbn.org
DACH Division of Adult & Community Health - NCCDPHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dach/index.htm
DACS Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - FL H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DADE Decreasing the Use of Anticholinergic Drugs in the Elderly H.I. Program Fed. - CMS Mgt.
Daiichi Daiichi Pharmaceutical Corp. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.-Internat. Mgt. www.daiichius.com
Daiichi-Sankyo Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Global) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sankyopharma.com yr.1899
DALTCP Office of Disability, Aging & Long-Term Care Policy - OASPE HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt.
DALY disability-adjusted life years, under years H.I. Term General Mgt.
DAMA The Data Management Association International HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt. aspe.hhs.gov/_/office_specific/daltcp.
DANB Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.danb.org
DAP Developmentally Appropriate Practice H.I. Term General Mgt.
DAP Development Application Processing (FHA - Multifamily) HUD System Fed. - HUD Mgt.
DAP Down payment Assistance Program (FHA - Single Family) HUD Program Fed. - HUD Mgt.
DARD Division for the Application of Research Discoveries - NHLBI HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/card/index.htm
DARRT Disaster Assistance Response & Recovery Technology Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
DARTS Departmental Accounts Receivable Tracking/Collection System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
DAS Division of Administrative Services H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
DASH Division of Adolescent & School Health - NCCDPHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/about
DASIS Drug & Alcohol Services Information System- OAS / SAMHSA HHS System Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.oas.samhsa.gov/dasis.htm
DASPA Division of Advanced Studies & Policy Analysis - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/
DASPA Office of Dep. Asst. Sec. for Population Affairs - OPHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/orgs/charts/daspa.htm
DASPEA Office of Dep. Asst. Sec. for Policy & External Affairs - OPHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/orgs/charts/daspea.htm
DAT Dental Admission Test (ADA) H.I. Test Priv. Mgt.
DATA Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 - SAMHSA H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
DAV Disabled American Veterans H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DAWN Drug Abuse Warning Network - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.dawninfo.samhsa.gov
DAy Doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DBAR Diamond Blackfan Anemia Registry H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DBD Division of Bacterial Diseases - NCIRD / CCID / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/about/downloads
DBDDS Database & Data Dispatch System (see DFS) H.I. System St. - FL Mgt.
DBDR Division of Blood Diseases & Resources - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dbdr/index.htm
DBM Division of Bioresearch Monitoring (CDRH - FDA) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. Division of Bioresearch Monitoring
DBMD Division of Bacterial & Mycotic Diseases - ZVED / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/
DBMS Database Management System HUD Data Sys. Fed. Mgt.
DBPDA Division of Budget, Policy and Data Analysis - ORR / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
DBPR Department of Business and Professional Regulation H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DBPR Div. of Bioterrorism Prepardness and Response - NCPDCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncpdcid/
DBSA Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (was NDMDA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ndmda.org
DBTAC Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (ADA) H.I. Agency Fed. Mgt.
DC Department of Corrections - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DC or D.C. Doctor of Chiropractic Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DCA Department of Community Affairs - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DCBP Division of Community Based Programs - HAB / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/about/divcommprog
DCCC Data Consortium & Coordination Center HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
DCEG Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (NCI) H.I. Org. Priv. / NIH Mgt.
DCEPT Division of Clinical Evaluation & Pharmacology/Toxicology - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
DCF Dept. of Children & Family Services - FL (was HRS) H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt. deoxycytidylic acid
DCF ESS DCF Economic Self Sufficiency Unit H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DCFD Division of Child and Family Development - OPRE / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
DCH Diploma in Child Health Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
DCP Division of Community Programs - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
DCPC Division of Cancer Prevention & Control - NCCDPHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/about/
DCPS Division of Commissioned Personnel Support - IHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
DCPT Division of Community Prevention and Training H.I. Agency Fed. / St. Mgt.
DCR Division of Community Resettlement - ORR / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
DCSW Diplomate in Clinical Social Work Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
DCVD Division of Cardiovascular Diseases - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dcvd/index.htm
DD Development & Disabilities (Medicaid waiver) H.I. Term / HHS St. / Fed. Mgt.
DD Developmental Delay H.I. Term General Mgt.
DD Act of 2000 Developmental Disabilities Assist. & Bill of Rights Act of 2000 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. PL 106-402 42 U.S.C. 15001est. seq.
DDC Developmental Disabilities Council H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
DDNC Digestive Disease National Coalition H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DDOS Distributed Denial of Service H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
DDP Division of Discretionary Programs - ASBTF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/budget/ddp.htm
DDP Developmental Disability Program H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
DDP Dually-Diagnosed Populations/Persons H.I. Term General Mgt.
DDRG Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
DDS Doctor of Dentistry Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
DDSc Doctor of Dental Science Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
DDT Division of Diabetes Translation - NCCDPHP / CoCHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/diabetes/about/index.htm
DE Direct Endorsement (lender FHA mortgages) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
DEA U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration HUD / DEA Fed. Mgt.
DEA Division of Energy Assistance - OCS / LIHEAP HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
DEA - Rx DEA number of the prescribing doctor on each Rx H.I. Mandate Fed. Mgt.
DEBRA Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Assoc. of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DEC Division of Early Childhood H.I. Org. General Mgt.
DEC Departmental Enforcement Center HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
DECR Division of Epidemiology & Clinical Research - NEI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nei.nih.gov/intramural/biometry.asp
DEd. or D.Ed. Doctor of Education Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
DEI Division of Economic Independence - OPRE / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
DEISS Div. of Emerging Infections & Surveillance Systems - NCPDCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/osr/
DEM Florida Division of Emergency Management H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
DEP Department of Environmental Protection - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
Depuy Inc. Depuy Inc. (Medical Equipment - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.depuy.com ref. JNJ
DERA Division of Extramural Research Activities - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dera/index.htm
Dermik Dermik Laboratories, Inc. (Pharma - Sanofi Aventis) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.-Internat. Mgt. www.dermik.com
DESCD Divi. of Epidemiology & Surveillance Capacity Develop - COGH HHS Org. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cogh/descd/
DEY DEY, L.P. (Pharmaceuticals - Merck KGaA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.deyinc.com 1978
DFARS Defense or DoD Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
DFCSP Drug Free Communities Support Program - SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/grants
DFO Disaster Field Office H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
DFS Department of Financial Services - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DGMQ Division of Global Migration and Quarantine - NCPDCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/
DGMS Department Grants Management System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
DGR Designated Government Representative - AHRQ HHS Title Fed. Mgt.
DGRT Division of Genetic & Reproductive Toxicology - NCTR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/nctr/science/divisions
DHAC Division of Health Assessment & Consultation - ATSDR / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/dhac.html
DHANP Diplomate of Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DHAP Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) HUD - FEMA Fed. Mgt. Disaster Housing Assist. Prog. (DHAP)
DHAP Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention CDC - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/hiv/
DHDSP Division for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention - NCCDPHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/
DHEC - SC South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control H.I. Org. St. - SC Mgt. www.scdhec.net
DHEP Division of Health Education & Promotion - ATSDR / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/lps21
DHFS Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services H.I. Org. - St. St. - WI Mgt. http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/
DHg Doctor of Hygiene (ref. DHy) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DHHS U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services - now HHS U.S. Agency -HHS Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov (now HHS)
DHM or DHm Diploma/Diplomate in Homeopathic Medicine Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt. http://homeoinfo.com/
DHom Diplomate of Homeopathic Medicine (UK) Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt. http://homeoinfo.com/
DHQP Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion - NCPDCID / CCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/index.html
DHS U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security U.S. Agency Fed. Mgt.
DHS Division of Health Studies - ATSDR / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DHS/index.html
DHS Dept. of Human Services H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DHt DHt - Diplomate in Homeotherapeutics Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DHTML Dynamic HTML H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
DHy or D.Hy. Doctor of Hygiene (ref. DHg) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DI Federal Disability Insurance (SS) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
DI Disability Insurance H.I. Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
DIA Drug Information Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.diahome.org 1964 8,000
DICOM® Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine® (NEMA / HHS)DICOM®) HHS / H.I. System Priv. / Fed. Mgt. http://medical.nema.org
DIR Division of Injury Response - NCIPC / CCEHIP / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dir/dir.htm
DIR Division of Intermural Research (13 Labs) - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://dir.nhlbi.nih.gov/
DIRLINE Directory of Health Organizations - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://dirline.nlm.nih.gov/
DJJ Department of Juvenile Justice - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DKASI Division of Knowledge Application & Sys. Improvement - CSAP HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
DLC Developmental Learning Center H.I. Agency Priv. / St. Mgt.
DLD Division of Lung Diseases - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dld/index.htm
DLES Department of Labor & Employment Security - Obs./ see AWI H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DLN Document Locator Number (ref. IRS, FFN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
DLN Document Locator Number (ref. IRS, FFN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
DLS Division of Laboratory Systems - NCPDCID / CCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. wwwn.cdc.gov/dls/default.aspx
DLS Division of Laboratory Science - NCEH / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/
DM Data Mart HUD Data Sys. Fed. Mgt.
DMA Department of Military Affairs - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DMATs Disaster Assistance Medical Teams Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
DMD or D.M.D. Doctor of Dental Medicine Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
DMDA National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DMERC Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (CMS) HHS Org. Priv. Mgt.
DMHIA Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Act of 1991 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/phpc/
DMRD Diploma in Medical Radio-Diagnosis Med. Title Priv. - Britain Mgt.
DMRT Diploma in Medical Radio-Therapy Med. Title Priv. - Britain Mgt.
DMS Department of Management Services - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DMS Division of Management Support - OMA / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/ms/dms.html
dmsr Division of Modeling and Simulation Research - CFACT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. ahrq.gov/about/cfact/cfactprgms
DMV / HSMV Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles - Fla. H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DMZ Demilitarized Zone H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
DNB Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DNBHE Diplomate of the National Board of Homeopathic Examiners Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DNFS Department of Nutrition and Food Studies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DNPAO Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity - NCCDPHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/
DNS or Dns dansyl (peptide synthesis blocking agent) Chem. Compound Immunology Mgt.
DO or D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DOA U.S. Department of Agriculture (see USDA) U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://www.firstgovt.com/doa1.htm
DOAH Division of Administrative Hearings - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOC U.S. Department of Commerce (ref. NIST) U.S. Org. - DOC Fed. Mgt. www.commerce.gov
DOC Department of Corrections - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOCS Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (OCS) H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt.
DOCTYPE Document Type Declaration H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
DOD U.S. Department of Defense (ref. BRAC) U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.pentagon.gov
DOE U.S. Department of Energy (ref. PHEE) U.S. Org. Fed. - DOE Mgt. www.energy.gov
DOE Department of Education - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOEA Department of Elder Affairs - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt. FS 20.41(5) and 430.101
DOFA Date of Full Availability HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
DOH Division of Oral Health - NCCDPHP / CoCHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/OralHealth/index.htm
DOH - FL Department of Health - Florida. H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOH - PA Pennsylvania Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - PA Mgt. www.health.state.pa.us
DOH - SD South Dakota Department of Health H.I. Org. St. - SD Mgt. www.state.sd.us/doh
DOH - TN Tennessee Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - TN Mgt. www.state.tn.us/health/
DOH - WA Washington State Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - WA Mgt. www.doh.wa.gov 360-236-4010
DOI Department of Financial Services - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DOI U.S. Department of Interior U.S. Org. Fed. - DOI Mgt. www.doi.gov
DOJ U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Org. Fed. - DOJ Mgt. www.usdoj.gov
DOL U.S. Department of Labor U.S. Org. Fed. - DOL Mgt. www.dol.gov/index.htm
DOL Department of Lottery - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOM Doctor of Oriental Medicine (ref. OMD) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DOM Document Object Model H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
DON Director of Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
DONA DONA International (doulas - birth services) (CD, CPD) H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.dona.org
DONOR Organ Donor Hotline H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DOQ-IT Doctor's Office Quality - Information Technology (CMS) H.I. Program Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
DOR Department of Revenue - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DORL Division of Outside Review & Liason - OMA / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/orl/dorl.html
DOS U.S. Department of State U.S. Org. Fed. - DOS Mgt. www.state.gov
DOS Department of State - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DOS Denial of Service H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
DOT U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Org. Fed. - DOT Mgt. www.dot.gov
DOT Department of Transportation - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DP or D.P. Doctor of Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DP or D.P. Doctor of Podiatry Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DPA Division of Public Affairs - OCKT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. healthit.ahrq.gov/search/ahrqsearch.jsp
DPCP Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (HHS) HHS / General General Mgt. Centers for Disease Cntrl & Prevention
DPD Division of Parasitic Diseases' - ZVED / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/aboutdpd
DPDx Division of Parasitic Diseases Lab ID Sys. - DPD HHS Website Fed. Mgt. www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/
DPEP Division of Print & Electronic Publishing - OCKT/ AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. healthit.ahrq.gov/search/ahrqsearch.jsp
DPH Diploma in Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DPH or D.P.H. Department of Public Health Med. Org. General Mgt.
DPH or D.P.H. Doctor of Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DPI Division of Program Integrity - OMA / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/pi/dpi.html
DPM Diploma in Psychological Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DPM or D.P.M. Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DPOA Adult Services District Office H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt. www.ahcpr.gov/about/oerep/oerepmiss.htm
DPPR Division of Priority Populations Research - OEREP / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahcpr.gov/about/oerep/oerepmiss.htm
DPPS Division of Prevention & Population Sciences - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dpps/index.htm
DQ Division of Global Migration and Quarantine - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/
DQM Division of Quality Management - OMA / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/ma/dma.html
DRA Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
DRA Division of Refugee Assistance - ORR / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
DRA Division of Regulatory Affairs - IHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
DRC Disaster Recovery Center H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
DRC Dispute Resolution Center (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. Org. St. - FL Mgt. direct radioisotope cystography (DRC)
DRCOG Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
DRE Division of Research Education OEREP / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
DRF Deafness Research Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
DRG Diagnosis Related Group(s) (ref. MDC) H.I. Term / HHS Priv./St./Fed. Mgt.
DRH Division of Reproductive Health - NCCDPHP / CoCHP HHS Org.-CDC Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/DRH
DRLA Division of Regulatory and Legal Affairs - IHS / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. ihs.gov/AdminMngrResources/drla/
DRO Division of Regional Operations (10 EPA regions) - ATSDR/CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DRO/index.html
DrPH Doctor of Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DRRP Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (NIDRR - ADA) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
DRS Division of Rehabilitation Services H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DS Developmental Services (Waiver) (Medicare) HHS Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
DS Office of the Deputy Secretary - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/agencies/depsec.html
DSA Division of State Assistance - OCS / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ocs
DSC Doctor of Surgical Chiropody Med. Title Priv. Mgt. dynamic susceptibility contrast
DSCA Division of State & Community Assistance - CSAP HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
DSD Division of Systems Development - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
DSE Director Or Department of Special Education Professional Title Priv. / St. Mgt.
DSER Division of Social and Economic Research - CFACT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/cfact/cfactprgms
DSH Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Reports - CMS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/medicaiddshreports/
DSHS - TX Texas Department of State Health Services H.I. Org. - St. St. - TX Mgt. www.dshs.state.tx.us
DSI Developmental Services Institution H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DSM Disease State Management program H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
DSO Direct Support Organization H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
DSO Division of Survey Operations - CFACT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. ahrq.gov/about/cfact/cfactprgms
DSP Division of Science and Policy - HAB / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/programs/Science
DSP Division of State Programs - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
DSR Division of Scientific Review - OEREP / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
DSR Division of Scientific Resources - NCPDCID / CCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/srp/
DSRM Division of Statistical Research and Methods - CFACT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/cfact/cfactprgms
DSRS Drug Services Research Survey - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Survey Fed. Mgt. oas.samhsa.gov/systems.htm#DSRS
DSS Division of Service Systems - HAB / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/adap/adap
DSS Decent, Safe and Sanitary [housing units] HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
DT Dietetic Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DTA Dental Trade Alliance H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.dentaltradealliance.org
DTAC Disaster Technical Assistance Center - CMHS / SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/dtac/
DTBE Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (CDC -HHS) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. CDC-INFO at (1-800) 232-4636
DTC Direct-to-consumer (Rx drugs, etc.) H.I. Term General Mgt.
DTD Document Type Definition H.I. Data Term Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
DTEM Division of Toxicology & Environmental Medicine - ATSDR /CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DT.html
DTF DDARS Transition Fund H.I. Term General Mgt.
DTR Dietetic Technician, Registered Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
DTTA Division of Training and Technical Assistance - HAB / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hab.hrsa.gov/programs/TAProgram
DUCS Division of Unaccompanied Children's Services - ORR / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
DUIP Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention - NCIPC / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/duip.htm
DULRT Division of User Liaison & Research Translation - OCKT/ AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. healthit.ahrq.gov/search/ahrqsearch.jsp
Duramed Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Barr Pharma.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.barrlabs.com 800-BARRLAB
DVA Department of Veterans Affairs - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
DVBID Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases - ZVED / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/
DVCAM Digital Video Camera OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
DVD Division of Viral Diseases - NCIRD / CCID / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/about/downloads
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
DVP Division of Violence Prevention - NCIPC/ CCEHIP/ CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/dvp.htm
DVR Division of Vocational Rehabilitation H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
DVRD Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases - ZVED / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nczved/dvrd/
DVRN National Domestic Violence Resource Network - FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. //www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb
DVS Descriptive Video Service H.I. Term General Mgt.
DWI Driving While Intoxicated H.I. Term General Mgt.
DWP Division of Workplace Programs - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
E & A Evaluation and Assessment H.I. Term General Mgt.
E.A.C. Elderly Affairs Committee H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
E.C.F.M.D.C East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic H.I. Org. Priv./St. Mgt.
E/M Evaluation and Management Services and/or Procedures H.I. Term General Mgt.
EA Emergency Assistance - HHS HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt.
EA Educational Assistant Professional Title General Mgt.
EA Environmental Assessment (ref. EPA) HHS / All Org. Fed. - St. Mgt.
EAB Enumeration at Birth (SSA) HHS Term General Mgt.
EAC Equal Access to the Community H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
EACH Essential Access Community Hospital HHS Facility General Mgt.
EAI Elder Assessment Instrument H.I. Tool General Mgt.
EAJA Equal Access to Justice Act DAB / HHS H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
EAP Employee Assistance Program HHS / All Org. General Mgt.
EAR Early Alert Report HHS System General Mgt.
EAR The Education and Auditory Research Foundation (1971) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.earfoundation.org
Easter Seals Easter Seals (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.easterseals.com
EBD or E/BD Emotional/Behavior Disorders HHS Term General Mgt.
ebkids EB Medical Research Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
EBP Center for Evidence-Based Programs in the Justice System HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.gainscenter.samhsa.gov
EC Early Childhood H.I. Term General Mgt.
EC Enterprise Communities HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EC International Commission on Enzymes (Code No.) H.I. Org./Standard Priv. Mgt. by the Intern. Union of Biochemistry
ECC Emergency Cardiovascular Care HHS Term Cardiovasc. Mgt.
ECC Extended Congregate Care (Medicaid) HHS Term St. & Fed. Mgt.
ECE Early Childhood Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
ECF Extended Care Facility HHS Facility General Mgt.
ECFMG Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ecfmg.org
ECHO Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity [housing units] HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
ECLKC Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center - OHS / ACF HHS Program General Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/programs/hsb/eclkc/index.html
ECMA European Computer Manufacturers Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
ECMIS Elder Care Management Information System - DOEA H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
ECNS EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. merger of AMEEGA and APEA
ECO Emergency Coordinating Officer Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
ECP Electronic Claims Processing System CMS / HHS HHS System General Mgt.
ECRP Emergency Capital Repair Program HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
ECS Extended Care Services CMS / HHS HHS Term General Mgt.
ECSE Early Childhood Special Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
ED U.S. Department of Education U.S. Org. Fed. - ED Mgt. www.ed.gov
ED U.S. Department of Education U.S. Org. Fed. - ED Mgt. www.ed.gov
ED Education Department H.I. Term General Mgt.
ED Emotionally Disturbed H.I. Term General Mgt.
Ed.D. Doctor of Education Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
EDA Education of the Deaf Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
EDA Economic Development Administration (Dept. of Commerce) HUD / DOC Fed. Mgt.
EDA Economic Development Authority HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
EDAP Employee Disaster Assistance Program Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
EDB Enrollment Database (Medicare beneficiary entitlement record) HHS Data System General Mgt. Enterprise Data Center
EDC Enterprise Data Center Initiative - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. cms.hhs.gov/InfoTechGenInfo/02
EDGAR Education Dept. General Administrative Regulations H.I. Term General Mgt.
EDI Economic Development Initiative (CPD program) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EDI Electronic Data Interchange (transaction) - CMS HHS System General Mgt. Pharm.
EDP Extended Day Program H.I. Term General Mgt.
EDP Electronic Data Processing H.I. Data System General Mgt.
EDS Electronic Data Systems H.I. Data System General Mgt.
EDSRG Early Doctoral Student Research Grant - HUD HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EDSS Economic Development and Supportive Services (CPD) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EDTA European Dialysis & Transplantation Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
EDW Electronic Data Warehouse H.I. Data System General Mgt.
EEHS Division of Emergency & Environmental Health Services - NCEH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/eehs/
EEM Energy Efficient Mortgage HUD / FHA Priv. Mgt.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
EEOC U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. Org. Fed. - EEOC Mgt. www.eeoc.gov/index.html
EEPCD Early Education Programs for Children w/Disabilities H.I. Program General Mgt.
EF Epilepsy Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.epilepsyfoundation.org
EF Exposure Factor H.I. Term General Mgt.
EFA Epilepsy Foundation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
EFF Epilepsy Foundation of Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
EFORT European Fed. of National Assoc.of Orthopaedics & Traumatol. H.I. Org. Musculosketal Mgt.
EGAPP Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention HHS Project Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/genomics/gtesting/EGAPP
EGHP Employer Group Health Plan CMS / HHS HHS Program General Mgt.
EGTRRA Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. Pub. L. 107-16
EH Emergency Hospital H.I. Facility / HHS General Mgt.
EH Emotionally Handicapped H.I. Term General Mgt.
EHA Education of the Handicapped Act H.I. Law - HHS General Mgt.
EHEAEP Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
EHEAP Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
EHHE Environmental Hazards & Health Effects Program - NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehhe/
EHHE Division of Environmental Hazards & Health Effects-NCEH / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehhe/
EHNAC Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission HHS Org. General Mgt.
EHOP Equal Housing Opportunity Plan (ref. PHA Sec. 8) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EHR Electronic Health Record H.I. Term St. & Fed. Mgt.
EHRP Enterprise Human Resource and Payroll System (HHS) HHS System Fed. Mgt. Enterp. Human Resource & Payroll Sys.
EHS Environmental Health & Safety H.I. Term General Mgt.
EHSRE Early Head Start Research & Evaluation Project - OPRE / ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
EI Early Intervention H.I. Term General Mgt.
EIA Electronic Industries Association H.I. Org. General Mgt.
EIA Enviromental Impact Assessment - NCEH / CDC / EPA HHS/EPA Program Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/hia.htm
EIB Employer Insured Beneficiary HHS Term. Fed. Mgt.
EID Emerging Infectious Diseases - CDC / HHS HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/
EIN Employer (or Employee) Identification Number (ITIN) H.I. Term - IRS. Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
EIP Early Intervention Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
EIS Early Intervention Specialist Professional Title General Mgt.
EIS Environmental Impact Statement (ref. EPA) HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
EIS Executive/Empowerment Information System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
Eisai Eisai Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA IA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.eisai.com 1995 8,500 empl.
Elan Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.elanpharma.com
Eldercare Eldercare Locator (U.S. AoA + n4a + NASUA) HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. www.eldercare.gov
Eli Lilly Eli Lilly & Company (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.lilly.com 1876 41,350 empl.
ELSI Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Geonomics - CDC HHS Policy Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/genomics/population
EM elder mistreatment HHS Term General Mgt.
EMA Eligible Metropolitan Area(s) - HAB / HRSA HHS Term Fed. / St. Mgt. //hab.hrsa.gov/about/divsersys.htm
EMAC Emergency Management Assistance Compact (NEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt. www.emacweb.org
EMAC Emergency Management Assistance Compact - NCEH / CDC HHS Project Fed. / St. Mgt. www.bt.cdc.gov/planning/emac/
EMAP Emergency Management Accreditation Program Emer. Operations Priv. Mgt. www.emaponline.org
EMB Eligible Medicare Beneficiary HHS Term. Fed. Mgt.
EMD Serono EMD Serono, Inc.(Pharmaceut.)(Merck Serono S.A.)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.emdserono.com 700 empl.
EMEA European Medicines Agency H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. marketing authority for EU medicinal
EMEX Emergency Management & Homeland Security Expo (IAEM) H.I. Conference Priv. Mgt. www.emex.org
EMH Educable Mentally Handicapped HHS Term General Mgt.
EMI Emergency Management Institute (FEMA, DHS) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt. http://training.fema.gov/
EMOD Environmental Modifications H.I. Term General Mgt.
EMPA Emergency Mgmt., Preparedness & Assistance Trust Fund St. Fund - DCA St. - FL Mgt.
EMR Electronic Medical Records H.I. Term General Mgt.
EMR Educable Mentally Retarded H.I. Term General Mgt.
EMS Emergency Medical Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
EMS Enrollment Management System (CARES) H.I. System St. - FL Mgt.
EMSA Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
E-MSN Electronic Medicare Summary Notice HHS Form Fed. / St. Mgt.
EMSS Emergency Medical Service System HHS System General Mgt.
EMT Emergency Medical Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
EMTALA Federal Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act 1986 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
EN Electronic Newsletter OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
ENA Emergency Nurses Association (BECN, CEN) H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.ena.org
Endo Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.endo.com 1920
ENOA Elimination of Notice of Admission (also EONA) HHS Term General Mgt.
ENZON Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.enzon.com
EO Executive Order H.I. Term General Mgt.
EOB Explanation of Benefits HHS Term General Mgt.
EOC Episode of Care HHS Term General Mgt.
EOC Emergency Operations Center Emer. Operations St. Mgt.
EOC Equal Opportunity Contractor / Employer H.I. Term General Mgt.
EOG Executive Office of the Governor - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
EOI Education and Outreach Initiative grants HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
EOIS Enrollment Online Inquiry System (use EDBOIS) HHS System General Mgt.
EOMB Explanation of Medical Benefits HHS Term General Mgt.
EOQ Economic Order Quantity H.I. Term General Mgt.
EOT End of Transmission H.I. Term General Mgt.
EOY End of Year H.I. Term General Mgt.
EP Enrollment Period H.I. Term General Mgt.
EP Division of Extramural Programs - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/extramural.html
EP / EPs Emergency Physician(s) Med. Title General Mgt.
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Org. Fed. - EPA Mgt. www.epa.gov
EPAAR EPA Acquisition Regulations EPA Procedure Fed. Mgt.
EPACS Executive Performance Accountability and Communication Sys. HUD System Fed. Mgt.
EPAS Executive Performance Appraisal System HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
EPC Certified Exercise Physiologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
EPC electronic product code (technology - see RFID) Equip. - System General Mgt. ref. HDMA or NWDA
EPC Evidence-based Practice Center OCKT / AHRQ HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
EPHI Environmental Public Health Indicators - EHHE / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/indicators/
EPHT Environmental Public Health Tracking - EHHE / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/tracking/
EPI UCLA Department of Epidemiology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/
EPIA Egg Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.fsis.usda.gov
Epilepsy The Epilepsy Therapy Development Project H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.epilepsytdp.org
EPO Exclusive Provider Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
EPPES Employee Performance Planning and Evaluation System HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
EPR Evidence-based Practice Report OCKT / AHRQ HHS Publication Fed. Mgt.
EPSDT Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidEarly
EPTA Employee Plans Team Audit (IRS) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov 2,500 or more plan
ER Emergency Room H.I. Facility General Mgt.
ERI Schepens Eye Research Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.eri.harvard.edu
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center, U.S. Dept. of Educ. U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.eric.ed.gov
ERISA Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
ERS Economic Research Service - USDA/FDA/ AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. www.ers.usda.gov
ESAR - VHP Emerg. Sys. for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Prof. HHS System Fed./St./Priv. Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/hpp/index.html
ESC European Society of Cardiology H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
ESD Extended School Day H.I. Term General Mgt.
ESE Exceptional Student Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
ESF Emergency Support Function H.I. Org. Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 1 Emergency Support Function - Transportation DOT Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 10 Emergency Support Function - Hazardous Materials EPA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 11 Emergency Support Function - Food needs & Delivery DOA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 12 Emergency Support Function - Restore Power & Fuel DOE Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 16 Emergency Support Function - Law enforcement Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
ESF - 17 ESF - Animal Issues Emergency Support Function Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
ESF - 18 ESF - Business Emergency Support Function Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
ESF - 2 Emergency Support Funct. - Communications Nat. Com. Sys. Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 3 Emergency Support Funct-Public Works & Eng'g./Corps & DOD Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 4 Emergency Support Funct. - Firefighting US Fire Svc. & DOA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 5 Emergency Support Function - Info. & Planning FEMA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 6 Emergency Support Function - Mass Care Management ARC Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 7 Emergency Support Function - Resource Supt. to Feds GSA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 8 Emergency Support Funct-Health & Med Svcs US PHS & HHS Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESF - 9 Emergency Support Function - Search & Rescue FEMA Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ESG Emergency Shelter Grant HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
ESMO European Society for Medical Oncology H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
ESN Elderly Services Network H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
ESP ESP - PDL BioPharma, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.esppharma.com
eSRS Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
ESS DCF Economic Self Sufficiency Unit H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
ESY Extended School Year H.I. Term General Mgt.
et al et alia - And others or and company H.I. Term General Mgt.
ETA Employment & Training Administration - DOL U.S. Org. - DOL Fed. Mgt. www.doleta.gov
ETG Emergency Temporary Guardian Professional Title St. Mgt.
ETHEX Ethex Corporation (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.ethex.com (KV Pharm. Sub.)
Ethicon Endo Ethicon Endo Surgery, Inc.(Med. Equip.- J&J)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnjgateway.com/ethiconendo
Ethicon Inc. Ethicon Inc. (Medical Equipment - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ethicon.com ref. JNJ
Ethicon Prod. Ethicon Products (Medical Equip. - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ethicon.com ref. JNJ
ETHICS Commission on Ethics - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
ETIN Electronic Transmitter Identification Number (IRS) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
Everett Everett Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.everettlabs.com
EVS Eligibility Verification System (Medicaid) HHS System Fed. Mgt.
EVS NCI Enterprise Vocabulary Services - NCI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://evs.nci.nih.gov/
EWIDS Early Warning Infectious Disease Surveillance System - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.bt.cdc.gov/surveillance/ewids/
EZ/EC Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities HUD Program. Fed. Mgt.
EZ/EC Empowerment Zones & Enterprise Communities - ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
F&A Fraud & Abuse H.I. Term General Mgt.
F&C Families and Children H.I. Term General Mgt.
F&D Findings and Determination H.I. Term General Mgt.
F.F.R. Fellow of the Faculty of Radiologists (U.K.) Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
F.R.A.C.P. Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians Med. Title Priv.- Australia Mgt.
F.R.C.P. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
F.R.C.S. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
F.R.C.V.S. Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
F.R.S. Fellow of the Royal Society Med. Title Priv.- Britain Mgt.
F.R.S.C. Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Med. Title Priv.- Canada Mgt.
F.S. Florida Statutes (fs) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
F/C Facilitated Communication H.I. Term General Mgt.
F4A Florida Assoc. of Area Agencies on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FA Financial Analysis (AHCA) H.I. Term General Mgt.
FAAAA Florida Assoc. of Area Agencies on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAAAAI Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAACD Fellow Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAD Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAEM Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAEP Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAFP Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAHC Felow of the American Assoc. of Healthcare Consultants Med. Title Priv. Mgt. (see AAHC)
FAAHPM Fellow of American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAIM Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAMA Fellow, American Academy of Medical Administrators Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAMR Fellow of the American Association on Mental Retardation Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAN Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAN Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
FAAN Florida Association of Aging Networks H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAAN Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.foodallergy.org
FAANP Fellow of American Academy of Nurse Practioners Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
FAAO Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAO Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAOP Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAOS Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAP Fellow of the American Academy of Pedriatics Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAPD Fellow of the American Academy of Pedriatic Dentistry Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAPM Fellow, American Academy of Pain Management Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAPMR Fellow of American Academy of Physical Med. & Rehabilitation Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAAST Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAB Functional Analysis of Behavior H.I. Term General Mgt.
FABIPM Fellow of American Board of Interventional Pain Management Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAC Freestanding Ambulatory Care (or Center) HHS Term General Mgt.
FAC Florida Association of Counties H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fl-counties.com
FAC / F.A.C. Florida Administrative Code (FAC) H.I. Law St. - FL Mgt.
FACA Florida Association for Community Action H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/FACA/
FACC Fellow of the American College of Cardiology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACC Florida Association of City Clerks, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FACC Florida Association of Community Colleges H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.facc.org
FACC Florida Association of Court Clerks & Comptroller H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FACCT Florida Advanced Center for Composite Technologies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. NSF 2002
FACD Fellow of the American College of Dentists Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
FACE Fellow, American College of Endocrinology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACE Fellow of American College of Epidemiology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACEP Fellow of American College of Emergency Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACES Head Start Family & Child Experiences Survey - OPRE / ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
FACES: The FACES: The National Craniofacial Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FACFAOM Fellow of American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt. ref. http://acfaom.org/
FACFAS Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Med. Title Priv. Mgt. ref. www.acfas.org
FACG Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACHE Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives Professional Title Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.ache.org/mbership/
FACLINP Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACMPE Fellow of American College of Medical Practice Executives Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
FACMT Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACN Fellow of the American College of Nutrition Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACOEP Fellow of American College of Osteopathic Emerg. Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACOFP Fellow of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.acofp.org
FACOG Fellow of American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACOS Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACP Fellow of the American College of Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACPM Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACR Fellow of the American College of Radiology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACS Fellow of the American College of Surgeons Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FACSM Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FADA Fellow of the American Dietetic Association Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FADCA Florida Adult Day Care Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FADM Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
FAGD Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.agd.org
FAH Federation of American Hospitals H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fah.org
FAHA Fellow of the American Heart Association Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAHA Florida Association of Homes for the Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.faha.org
FAHIS Florida Abuse Hotline Information System (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FAHQ Florida Association of Healthcare Quality H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAHS Federation of American Health Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAIMER Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. and Research (see ECFMG)
FAIR Act Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act - AHRQ H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FALA Florida Assisted Living Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.falausa.com
FAMI Florida Alliance for Mentally Ill, Inc. - now NAMI FL H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.namifl.org
FAMIA Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Dr. Ralph Grams
FAPA Florida Academy of Physician Assistants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAPA Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association Priv. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
FAPHA Fellow of the American Public Health Association. Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FAPhA Fellow of the American Pharmaceutical Association Med. Title - Pharm. Priv. Mgt.
FAPHN Florida Association of Public Health Nurses H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation(s) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
FARF Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FARS Fatality Analysis Reporting System - NTSA HHS Affiliate Fed. Mgt. nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/fars.html.
FARS Financial Accounting and Reporting System H.I. System General Mgt.
FAS Federal Acquisition Service (FTS + FSS) - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov
FASA Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
FASA Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FASB Federal Accounting Standards Board (or Bureau) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FASC Florida Association of Senior Citizens H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FASCP Fellow in American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Med. Title - Pharm. Priv. Mgt.
FASD SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fasdcenter.samhsa.gov
FASEB Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.faseb.org
FASHP Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Med. Title - Pharm. Priv. Mgt.
FASP Florida Association of Service Providers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FASRO Florida Association of School Resource Officers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FASS Financial Assessment Subsystem HUD System Fed. Mgt.
FasterCures The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fastercures.org
FATE Foundation Aiding The Elderly H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment H.I. Term General Mgt.
FBON Florida Board of Nursing H.I. Org. St./ Nursing Mgt.
FBR Federal Benefit Rate H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
FCA Family Caregiver Alliance H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FCAP Fellow of the College of American Pathologists Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.cap.org
FCC Family Care Councils H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FCC Federal Communications Commission U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FCCA Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. 31 U.S.C. 3711
FCCA Federal Computer Crimes Act of 1994 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FCCBC Federal Coordinating Committee on Breast Cancer H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FCCG Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (DOEA) H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
FCCM Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FCCP Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.chestnet.org
FCCS Fundamental Critical Care Support H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
FCCWS Fellow of the College of Certified Wound Specialists Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FCDS Florida Cancer Data System (AHCA, DOH) H.I. System St. - FL Mgt.
FCEC Florida Court Education Council (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
FCFH First Call for Help H.I. Term General Mgt.
FCIC Federal Citizen Information Center - GSA U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FCLB Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FCO Federal Coordinating Officer Emer. Operations Fed. Mgt.
FCOA Florida Council on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FCOVD Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FCR Formula Characteristics Report HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
FCR Federal Case Registry - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
FD&C Act Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (thru 2004) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. U.S.C. Title 21 Chapter 9
FDA U. S. Food and Drug Administration ( HHS ref.) U.S. Org. Fed. - FDA Mgt. www.fda.gov
FDAMA FDA Modernization Act of 1997 (FDA, HHS, AoA) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Public Law No. 105-115
FDDB Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch - DBMD / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/foodborne/
FDDC Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. /St. Mgt. www.fddc.org
FDI Federation Dentaire Internationale H.I. Org. - Inter. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.fdiworldental.org
FDIC U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FFIEC) U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. Housing
FDLE Florida Department of Law Enforcement H.I. Org. - Law St. - FL Mgt.
FDLI Food and Drug Law Institute H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt. www.fdli.org
FDLRS Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FDMS Federal Dockets Management System U.S. Program Fed. Mgt. Regulations.gov
FDOEH First Date of Entitlement to Hospital Insurance (Part A) H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
FDOES First Date of Entitlement to Supplementary Med. Insurance (B) H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
FDRF Florida Disaster Recovery Fund H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Federation Dentaire Internationale
FEC Freestanding Emergency Center HHS Facility General Mgt.
FedVRS Federal Video Relay Service - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov/frs/vrs.htm
FEHB Federal Employees Health Benefits Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FEHBP Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
FEIL Florida Emergency Information Line H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
FEIN Federal Employer Identification Number H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
FELRTCA Federal Employees Liability Reform & Tort Compensation Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. bphc.hrsa.gov/policy P.L. 100-694
FELTP Field Epidemiology & Lab. Training Program - DESCD / COGH HHS Org. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cogh/descd/fetp.htm
FEMA U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency U.S. Org. Fed. - DHS Mgt. www.fema.gov
FEPA Florida Emergency Preparedness Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FERA Front-End Risk Assessments HUD System Fed. Mgt.
Ferndale Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ferndalelabs.com 1897
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Ferring Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.ferringusa.com
FETCH Friends of the Elderly Training Companions for Home H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FETP Field Epidemiology Training Program - DESCD / COGH HHS Org. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cogh/descd/fetp.htm
FFCMH Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FFDCA Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (thru 2004) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. U.S.C. Title 21 Chapter 9
FFIEC Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
FFMIA Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FFN File Folder Number (IRS, DLN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
FFP Federal Financial Participation (Medicaid, SSI, etc .) H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
FFRDC Federally Funded Research & Development Centers H.I. Facility General Mgt.
FFS Fee for Service - CMS H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
FFS Federal Financial System HUD Ref.. Fed. Mgt.
FFY Federal Fiscal Year H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
FGAR The Florida Government Accountability Report Program St. - FL Mgt.
FH Foster Home H.I. Term General Mgt.
FHA Federal Housing Administration U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fha.gov 202-708-1112
FHA Federal Health Architecture (USIK / ONC) HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/fedhealtharch/
FHAP Fair Housing Assistance Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
FHCA Florida Health Care Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FHCC Florida Health Care Coalition H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FHDC Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse (U.of F.) H.I. Data System Priv. / St. Mgt. Housing
FHEO Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity U.S. Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt. www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/index.cfm
FHFC Florida Housing Finance Corporation. HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
FHIBA Federal Health Insurance Benefits Accounts HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
FHIP Fair Housing Initiatives Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
FHLBB Federal Home Loan Bank Board HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
FHLMC Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) HUD Ref. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
FHS Florida Hospital Association H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
FHURS Florida Hospital Uniform Reporting System (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FHWA Federal Highway Administration - DOT U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fhwa.dot.gov
FI Fiscal Intermediary (ies) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FIAC Fellow of the International Academy of Cytology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FIACA Fellow of the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
FIC Fogarty International Center - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fic.nih.gov/
FICA Federal Insurance Contributions Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FICC Federal Interagency Coordinating Council H.I. Org. General Mgt.
FICD Fellow of the International College of Dentists Med. Title Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
FICO Fair Isaac Corporation (credit score) HUD Ref. General Mgt.
FICOI Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.icoi.org
FICPA Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FICS Fellow of the International College of Surgeons Med. Title Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
FIFO First In/First Out H.I. Term General Mgt.
FIG Foundation for Indigent Guardianship, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. /St.-FL Mgt. FS 744.7082
FIGO International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
FIP Field-Initiated Projects (NIDRR & ADA) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
FIP International Pharmaceutical Federation H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.fip.nl/www2/ 1912
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards HHS / HUD / Gen. Fed. Mgt.
FIPSE Fund for Improvement of Post Secondary Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
FIRN Florida Information Resource Network H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt. www.firn.edu - see FLDOE website
FIRST Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Ref. STS, SSDD, etc.
First Horizon First Horizon Pharmaceutical Corp. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.horizonpharm.com
FIRSTGOV.gov U.S. Government Official Web Portal U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.usa.gov
FIS FDA Industry Systems (drugs & food) FDA/HHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
FITAI Federal Information Technology Accessibility Initiative H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
FL USA Visit Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
FLABAR The Florida Bar H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.floridabar.org
FLAG Florida Local Action Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FLAIRS Florida Alliance of Information & Referral Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FLASH Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (ref. DOEA) H.I. Org. Priv./ St. Mgt.
FLC Family Learning Center H.I. Term General Mgt.
FLC Florida League of Cities FL Org. Priv. Mgt.
Fleming Fleming & Company (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.flemingcompany.com
FLIPS Florida Injury Prevention Program for Seniors H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
FLRA Federal Labor Relations Authority HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
FLS Functional Limitations Screen H.I. Term General Mgt.
FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
FLSHC Florida Supportive Housing Coalition H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.flshc.net
FLUM Future Land Use Map Plng. Document St. / Fed. Mgt.
FMA Florida Medical Asssociation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Payments - CMS H.I. Term Fed. - HHS Mgt.
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentages - ASPE H.I. Term Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/fmap.htm
FMC Financial Management Center (Section 8; under PIH) HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - NHTSA U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fhwa.dot.gov
FMFIA Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1992 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FMIA Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.fsis.usda.gov
FMIS Field Management Information System H.I. System Fed. Mgt.
FMLA Family Medical Leave Act (1993) / Authorization H.I. Form Fed. / St. Mgt.
FMMIS Florida Medicaid Management Information System H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FMR Focused Medical Review H.I. Term General Mgt.
FMR Fair Market Rents HUD Term General Mgt.
FMS Federal Medical Station - RO / OPEO / ASPR HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations
FMS Federal Monitoring Survey (or System) H.I. Term General Mgt.
FMS Financial Management Service (or System) H.I. Term General Mgt.
FMV Fair Market Value HUD Term General Mgt.
FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
FNA Florida Nurses Association H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
FND Family Network on Disabilities of Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FNIC Food and Nutrition Information Center - USDA/FDA/AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/about.shtml
FNIDCR Friends of National Institute of Dental & Craniof. Research (NHC H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fnidcr.org (see NIDCR)
FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) HUD Ref. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. Housing
FNP Family Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
FNP-C Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
FNS Food & Nutrition Service (DOA) U.S. Org. Fed.- USDA Mgt. http://www.firstgovt.com/doa1.htm
FO Field (or Financial) Operations H.I. Term General Mgt.
FOCR Friends of Cancer Research (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.focr.org
FOCUS FOCUS-Families - Children's Sight (ref. ONH, SOD) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FOD Facts-on-Demand system (CDRH / FDA) HHS System Fed. Mgt.
Fodsupport FOD Family Support Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FOG Field Operations Guide (see DHS, FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
FOIA Freedom of Information Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
FONSI Finding of no significant impact HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
FOODNET Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (CDC) HHS System Fed./ St./Priv. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/foodnet/reports.htm
FOP Financial Operating Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
FOP Federal Offset Program - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
Forest - FPI Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (FPI) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.forestpharm.com
FOSC Freestanding Outpatient Surgery Center H.I. Facility General Mgt.
Foster Foster Grandparents - Part of Senior Corps H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FP Fixed Price H.I. Term General Mgt.
FPECA Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FPHA Florida Public Health Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FPI Fixed Price Incentive H.I. Term General Mgt.
FPICN Florida Poison Information Center Network Hotline St. - FL Mgt.
FPL Federal Poverty Level H.I. Publication Fed. Mgt.
FPL Final Printed Labeling - FDA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
FPLS Federal Parent Locator Service - OCSE / ACF HHS System Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
FPM Office of Field Policy and Management HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
FPS Foster Parent Scope (basic training for foster parents) H.I. Term General Mgt.
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center - BPHC / HRSA HHS Facility Fed. / Priv. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/about/healthcenters.htm
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center - CMS / HHS HHS Facility Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/center/fqhc.asp
FR The Federal Register (ref. CFR) - NARA US Publication Fed. Mgt.
FR Final Rule (ref. Federal Register and CFR) H.I. Law Term Fed. Mgt.
FR Federal Relay - GSA GSA Program Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov/frs/whatisfrs.htm
FRAES Facility Regulatory, Administration and Enforcement System H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FRB Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FFIEC) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
FRC Federal Resource Center H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
FRC Federal Regional Council HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
FRCPC Fellow - Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Med. Title Priv.- Canada Mgt.
FREC Florida Real Estate Commission HUD / State St. - FL Mgt.
FRN Federal Register Notice - NARA US Publication Fed. Mgt.
FRO Field Regional Office - CMS / HHS H.I. Agency General Mgt.
FRS Federal Reserve System (ref. FFIEC) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
FRS Family Reporting Software (part of PIC) HUD Data Sys. Fed. Mgt.
FRS Federal Relay Program Office - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov/frs/contact.htm
FRSO Federal Relay Service Online (see FTS) - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov/frs/irelay.htm
FS First Steps H.I. Term General Mgt.
FSA Family Services (or Support) Administration H.I. Term General Mgt.
FSA Federal Service Area H.I. Term General Mgt.
FSA Flexible Savings Account (ref. HSA, HDHP, IRS) H.I. Term General Mgt. irs.gov/publications - search HSA
FSA Flexible Spending Account (Employer controlled) H.I. Term General Mgt. irs.gov/publications - search HSA
FSA Florida Space Authority H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
FSA Florida Sheriff's' Association Law Org. Priv. Mgt.
FSDB Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind H.I. Agency St. / Priv. Mgt. www.fsdb.k12.fl.us
FSECC Florida State Employees Charitable Campaign H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
FSF Family Subsidy Fund H.I. Term General Mgt.
FSGA Florida State Guardianship Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.floridaguardians.com
FSHCAA Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act of 1992 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. bphc.hrsa.gov/policy/pin0716/default.
FSI Financial Systems Integration HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
FSIC Food Safety Information Center - USDA / FDA / AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. riley.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service - USDA/FDA/AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. riley.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.
FSMA Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FSMB Federation of State Medical Boards H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.fsmb.org
FSNC Food Stamp Nutrition Connection - USDA/ FDA/ AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. foodstamp.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/
FSP Family Subsidy Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
FSS Family Self Sufficiency program HUD System Fed. Mgt.
FSS Florida Shared System H.I. System Fed. / St. Mgt.
FSS Federal Supply Service (see FAS) - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fss.gsa.gov
FSSRC Florida Senior Safety Resource Center H.I. Org. St. / Priv. Mgt.
FT full time (employment terminology) H.I. Term General Mgt.
FTA Federal Transit Administration - DOT U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fta.dot.gov (& region offices)
FTC U.S. Federal Trade Commission U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ftc.gov
FTCA Federal Tort Claims Act of 1946 , (et al.) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.bphc.hrsa.gov
FTE Full Time Employee H.I. Term General Mgt.
FTE Full-Time Equivalent HHS / General General Mgt.
FTI Federal Tax Information H.I. Term General Mgt.
FTLD Food Testing Laboratory Database (ref. FDA contract) HHS Database Priv. - Fed. Mgt. www.foodrisk.org/ftld.htm (JIFSAN)
FTP File Transfer Protocol H.I. Data Term General Mgt. CMS
FTRI Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (TTY / TDD) H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.ftri.org 800-222-3448
FTS Federal Technology Service (see FAS) - GSA GSA Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fts.gsa.gov
FUTA Federal Unemployment Tax Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
FVOR Florida's Voice of the Retarded H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
FWA Fraud, Waste & Abuse H.I. Term General Mgt.
FWAP Flexible Workplace Arrangements Program (FWS - FDA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. Flexible Workplace Arrangements Prog.
FWC Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Florida H.I. Agency ST. - FL Mgt.
FWS U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fws.gov
FWS Flexible Work Schedules (AWS, CWS - FDA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
FY Fiscal Year H.I. Term General Mgt.
FYATS Florida Young Adults Tobacco Survey (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FYE Fiscal Year Ending H.I. Term General Mgt.
FYSAS Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
FYSB Family and Youth Services Bureau - ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/
FYTD Fiscal Year To Date H.I. Term General Mgt.
FYTS Florida Youth Tobacco Survey (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
G & A General & Adminstrative (costs) H.I. Term General Mgt.
GAA General Appropriations Act H.I. Term St. Mgt.
GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles H.I. Term General Mgt.
GAAS Generally Accepted Auditing Standards H.I. Term General Mgt.
GAB Grant Appeals Board H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
GAF Geographic Adjustment Factor H.I. Term General Mgt.
GAGAS Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
Galderma Galderma Laboratories, L.P. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.galdermausa.com
GAM General Administration Manual H.I. Term General Mgt.
GAM IHS Office of Environmental Health & Engineering HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
GAMA IHS Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.gao.gov
GAO Government Accounting Office - CMS / HHS HHS Org. General Mgt.
GARD Generic and Rare Diseases Information Center (NIH) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/asp
GASB Government Auditing Standards Board U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.gao.gov/govaud/ybk01.htm
Gate Gate Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.gatepharma.com
GBL Government Bill of Lading H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
GBSFI GBS/CIDP Foundation International, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv.- Internation. Mgt.
GCC Guaranteed Child Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
GCRC General Clinical Research Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
GDB The Genome Database H.I. Data Base Priv. Mgt.
GDD Global Disease Detection Centers - COGH HHS Prog. - CDC Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/cogh/gdd/gddCenters.htm
GE General Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
GED General Equivalency Diploma H.I. Term General Mgt.
GEI General Education Intervention H.I. Term General Mgt.
GEMs Growing Equity Mortgages HUD Program HUD / FHA Mgt.
Genetech Genetech Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Biotech) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.gene.com 1976 7,600
Genzyme Genzyme Corporation (Pharmaceutical +) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.genzyme.com 9000 empl.
GEPA General Education Provisions Act - DOE H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
GFE Government-Furnished Equipment HHS / General Fed. / St. Mgt.
GFF Government-Furnished Facilities HHS / General Fed. / St. Mgt.
GFOA Government Finance Officers Association HHS Org. Fed. & Canada Mgt. www.gfoa.org
GFP Government-Furnished Property HHS / General Fed. / St. Mgt.
GH Group Home H.I. Term General Mgt.
GHC Governor's Hurricane Conference H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt. Dr. Larry Kessler
GHP Group Health Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
GHPPS Group Health Plan Prepayment System H.I. Term General Mgt.
GHTF Global Harmonization Task Force - CDRH / FDA HHS Org. Fed. - Internat. Mgt. www.ghtf.org Dr. Larry Kessler
GI General Insurance Fund HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
GIA Grantmakers in Aging (AoA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.giaging.org
GIC General Inpatient Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
GID Global Immunizations Division - NCIRD / CCID / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/about/downloads
Gilead Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.gilead.com
GIMS Grant Interface Mgmt System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
GIN General Information Notice HUD Document Fed. Mgt.
GIS Geographic Information System HUD / General General Mgt.
GISRA Government Information Security Reform Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
GIVS Global Immunization Vision and Strategy - WHO / CDC HHS Plan Fed. - Internat. Mgt. www.who.int/immunization/givs/en
Glaxo GlaxoSmithKline (see GSK) (Pharmaceut.) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.gsk.com 15,000 empl.
Glaxo Health GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (Pharmaceut.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.gsk.com
GLD General Learning Disability H.I. Term General Mgt.
GLP Good Laboratory Practice - FDA HHS Term Fed. / General Mgt. da.gov/ora/compliance_ref/bimo
GM Guardianship Monitoring H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt. flcourts.org /guardianshipmonitoring
GMB Grants Management Branch - OPS / HAB / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hab.hrsa.gov/about/offprosupp.htm
GMC Grants Management Center HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
GMC General Medical Council (British) H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
GME Graduate Medical Education (ref. NRMP) H.I. Program General Mgt. /bhpr.hrsa.gov/childrenshospitalgme/
GMP Grants Management Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
GMP Good Manufacturing Practice (FDA program) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.fda.com
GMRA Government Management & Reform Act of 1994 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
GMS Grants Management System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
GMT Greenwich Mean Time (or Meridian Time) H.I. Term General Mgt. wwp.greenwichmeantime.com
GN Graduate Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
GNMA Government National Mortgage Assoc. (Ginnie Mae) HUD / FHA / VA Fed. Mgt.
GNP Geriatric Nurse Practioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
GNP Gerontological Nurse Practioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
GNP Graduate Nurse Practioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
GOALS Government Online Accounting Link System HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
GOARN Global Alert Response Network - WHO (CDC) WHO Prog. - CDC Fed. - Internat. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no2
GOCO Government Owned, Contractor Operated activity H.I. Term General Mgt.
GOLD Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease HHS Org. Fed. & WHO Mgt. www.goldcopd.org
GP General Practioner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
GPhA Generic Pharmaceutical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.gphaonline.org
GPN General Pediatric Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
GPN Global Physician Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
GPO U.S. Government Printing Office U.S. Org. Fed. - GPO Mgt. www.gpoaccess.gov
GPP Group Practice Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
GPPP Group Practice Prepayment Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
GPR Graphical Patient Record H.I. Term General Mgt.
GPRA Government Performance & Results Act of 1993 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
GPS Global Positioning System H.I. Term General Mgt.
GR General Revenue H.I. Term General Mgt.
GRAM Geriatric Risk Assessment MedGuide (ASCP Project) H.I. Program Priv. - ASCP Mgt.
GRASP Geospatial Research, Analysis & Services Program - DHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DHS/index.html
GRECC Geriatric Research, Education & Clinical Center H.I. Facility - HHS General Mgt.
GRTS Geriatric Residential Treatment Systems H.I. Term General Mgt.
GSA U.S. General Services Administration U.S. Org. Fed. - GSA Mgt. www.gsa.gov
GSA Gerontological Society of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
GSAR General Services Acquisition Regulation H.I. Term General Mgt.
GSBCA General Services Administration Board of Contract Appeals H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
GSE Government-sponsored enterprises-Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
GSIP Graduate Student Internship Program - MCHIRC / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://mchb.hrsa.gov/mchirc/gsip/
GSK GlaxoSmithKline (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.gsk.com 15,000 empl.
GT Gifted and Talented H.I. Term General Mgt.
GTM Government Technical Monitor (for contracts) HUD Title Fed. Mgt.
GTR Government Technical Representative (for contracts) HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
GUI Graphical User Interface H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
GuideDogs Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. (1983) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.guidedogs.org
GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (DOT & CTD) H.I. Term General Mgt.
GYN gynecologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Gynecare Gynecare Inc. (Medical Procedures - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.gynecare.com (Ethicon, Inc.)
H & W Health and Wellness H.I. Term General Mgt.
H & WP Health and Wellness Promotion H.I. Program St. Mgt.
H.I. or HI Health Insurance / Industry H.I. Term General Mgt.
h.r.a. health risk assesment H.I. Term General Mgt.
H/C PRI Hospital/Community Patient Review Instrument H.I. Term General Mgt.
HAASC Hospital Affiliated Ambulatory Surgical Center H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
HAB HIV/AIDS Bureau - HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/
HAB Habilitation Training H.I. Program. General Mgt.
HAC Housing Assistance Council HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HACCP Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point - USDA / FDA HHS / USDA Fed. - FDA Mgt. www.cfsan.fda.gov
HAEA Hereditary Angioedema Association, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HAP Homeless Assistance Plan HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HAP Housing Assistance Payments HUD System Fed. Mgt.
HARP Health Activities Recommendation Panel - DHAC / ATSDR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/dhac.html
HARP Hillsborough Alternative Residential Program H.I. Program. Priv. Mgt.
HARS HIV/AIDS Reporting System (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt. Hispanic Advanced Call Center
HART HUD Assistance and Recovery Team HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HAS Hospital Annual Survey H.I. Term General Mgt.
HAS Health Savings Acccount H.I. Term General Mgt.
HAV Hazard Vulnerability Assessment HHS Analysis Fed./ St./Priv. Mgt.
HAY Helping America's Youth - SAMHSA / President HHS Affiliate Fed. Mgt. www.helpingamericasyouth.gov/
Haz-Map Hazardous Agents, Jobs & Diseases - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/
HB House Bill H.I. Term St. Mgt.
HB Homebound H.I. Term General Mgt.
HBEL Health-Based Exposure Limits NIOSH/CDC - EPA Med. Standard General Mgt.
HBGL Health-Based Guidance Level (ref. - drinking water) H.I. Program General Mgt.
HBHE Health Behavior and Health Education H.I. Program General Mgt.
HBIS Division of Health Benefits & Income Support - ASBTF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/budget/hbis.htm
HBP Hospital Based Physician H.I. Term General Mgt.
HC Hospital Corps H.I. Term General Mgt.
HCAP Healthy Communities Access Program - BPHC / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/cap/Default.htm
HCBS Home and Community-Based Service Programs H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
HCBT Healthcare Billing and Coding Technology H.I. System General Mgt.
HCBU Historically Black Colleges and Universities HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HCBW Home and Community Based Waiver H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
HCBWP Home & Community Based Waiver Program H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
HCCA Health Care Compliance Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hcca-info.org 888-580-8373
HCCA Hereditary Colon Cancer Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HCCN Health Center Controlled Network (grant) - HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. hrsa.gov/privacyact/sorn/09150055.htm
HCCU Health Care Clinic Unit (AHCA) H.I. Dept. St. - FL Mgt. http://ahca.myflorida.com/
HCCU Health Coverage Coalition for the Uninsured H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.coalitionfortheuninsured.org
HCE Health Care for the Elderly H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt. FS 430.601 -.608
HCE/DA Health Care for the Elderly and Disabled H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
HCFA Health Care Financing Administration - now CMS HHS Org.- CMS Fed. Mgt.
HCH Health Care for the Homeless - BPHC / HRSA / AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. bphc.hrsa.gov/hchirc/about/default.htm
HCI Healthy Community Initiative H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
HCI Hospital Care for the Indigent H.I. Term General Mgt.
HCPCS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (ref. CPT, ICD) H.I. System - Mgt. General Mgt. cms.hhs.gov/MedHCPCSGenInfo/
HCPPs Health Care Pre-Payment Plan(s) - CMS HHS Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/HCPPS/
HCQII Health Care Quality Improvement Initiative - CMS HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
HCQIP Health Care Quality Improvement Program - CMS HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
HCRT Health Care Research Training - AHRQ HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
HCS Histochemical Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.histochemicalsociety.org
HCUP Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project - CDOM / AHRQ HHS Project Fed./St./Priv. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/data/hcup/
HCUPnet HCUP free, on-line query system - CDOM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed./St./Priv. Mgt. http://hcupnet.ahrq.gov/
HDE Humanitarian Device Exemption - FDA HHS Program General Mgt. Humanitarian Device Exemption program
HDG Habilitation - Day/Group H.I. Term General Mgt.
HDHP High Deductible Health Plan (ref. HSA, IRS) H.I. Term General Mgt. irs.gov/publications - search HSA
HDI Habilitation - Day/Individual H.I. Term General Mgt.
HDLC High-Level Data Link Control (ISO) H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
HDM Home Delivered Meals H.I. Term General Mgt.
HDMA Healthcare Distribution Management Assoc. (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.healthcaredistribution.org 1882
HDSA Huntington's Disease Society of America (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hdsa.org
HEA Hypospadias and Epispadias Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.heainfo.org
HEALTH Florida Health Data Statistics - AHCA H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
Healthpoint Healthpoint (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.healthpoint.com
HECM Home Equity Conversion Mortgage HUD / FHA Priv. Mgt.
HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set HHS System Priv. Mgt.
HEICS Hospital Emergency Incident Command System HHS System Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
HELOC Home Equity Line of Credit Priv. / HUD ref. Priv. Mgt.
HELP Health Legacy Partnership (AHRQ + Kanter) (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.healthlegacy.org
HELP Homebuyer Education Learning Program HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
HERFORU HEREMS Field Office Reporting Utility aka HEREMS HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HESI ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hesiglobal.org
HETA Hazard Evaluation & Technical Assistance report - NIOSH/ CDC HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
HETS HIPPA Eligibility Transaction System - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/HETSHelp/
HEW U.S. Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare - now HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. HHS - Dept. - Health & Human Services
HFA Hospice Foundation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. National Health Information Center
HFA Housing Finance Agencies HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HFG Healthfinder.gov ODPHP / NHIC HHS Website Fed. Mgt. www.healthfinder.gov
HFMA Healthcare Financial Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hfma.org
HGF Human Growth Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HGP Human Genome Project H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HHA Home Health Agency (Medicare approved) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HHA Home Health Aide Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
HHABN Home Health Advance Beneficiary Notice - CMS HHS Notice Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/03_HHABN
HHC Home Health Care HHS Term General Mgt.
HHE Health Hazard Evaluations - NIOSH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
HHPPS Home Health Prospective Payment System - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
HHQI Home Health Quality Initiative - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
HHS Home Health Services HHS Term General Mgt.
HHS U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (was DHHS) U.S. Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov (was DHHS)
HHS Agency ACF, AHRQ, AoA, CDC, CMS, FDA, HRSA, IHS, HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov
HHS Agency NIH, SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov
HHS Regions HHS Regional Offices - 10 Regions HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/about/regions/
HHSC - TX Texas Health and Human Services Commission H.I. Org. - St. St. - TX Mgt. hhs.state.tx.uswww.hhsc.state.tx.us
HI Hearing Impaired H.I. Term General Mgt.
HI Federal Hospital Insurance (SS & Medicare) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
HIA Health Impact Assessment - DLS / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/hia.htm
HIAA Health Insurance Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HIB Health Investigations Branch - DHS / ATSDR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DHS/index.html
HIB Health Insurance Benefits H.I. Term General Mgt.
HIC Health Information Center H.I. Org. General Mgt.
HIC Health Insurance Claim or Company HHS Term General Mgt.
HIC Home Intensive Care HHS Term General Mgt.
HIC Health Insurance Claim number used by CMS HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
HICAN Health Insurance Claim Account Number (Medicare Number) HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
HICDA Hospital International Classification of Diseases Adapted HHS Term General Mgt.
HICN Health Insurance Claim Number (Medicare Number) HHS Term Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
HICPAC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee HHS Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
HIDA Health Industry Distributors Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hida.org
HIDTA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Agency Law Org. Fed. / St. Mgt.
HIE Health Information Exchange H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
HIFA Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability Initiative HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
HIGLAS Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System-CMS HHS System Fed./ Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/HIGLAS/
HIICAP Health Insurance Info., Counseling & Assistance Program HHS Program General Mgt.
HIM Health Information Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
HIMS Health Information Management Systems/Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
HIMSS Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HIN HI Number (see HICN) HHS Term Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
HINN Hospital Issued Notice of Non-Coverage (ref. CMS) HHS Term Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/05_HINNs
HIP Health Insurance Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HIP Health Insurance Plan (or Pamphlet) HHS Term General Mgt.
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act ' 96 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. / St. Mgt.
HIPDB Healthcare Integrity & Protection Data Bank - BHPr / HRSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dqa/
HIPDB Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank H.I. Database Fed. Mgt.
HIPPS Health Insurance Prospective Payment System HHS System Fed./ Priv. Mgt.
HIPRS HUD Integrated Performance Reporting System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
HIRA Health Industry Representatives Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hira.org
HISB Health or Healthcare Informatics Standards Board HHS Org. General Mgt. Mem. - 20 Standard amino acid group
HISPACC Hispanic Advanced Call Center (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
HISTIO Histiocytosis Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HIT Health Information Technology ( ref. HRSA) HHS Term General Mgt.
HITR HCFA Information Technology Reference H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
HITSP Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel - NLM/NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
HJR House Joint Resolution H.I. Term St. Mgt.
HKI Helen Keller International H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
HKNC The Helen Keller National Center Act of 1969 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
HKNC Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HL Hearing Level - NIOSH / CDC / HHS HHS Standard Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
HMD Homeopathic Medical Doctor Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
HMDA Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
HME Home Medical Equipment Med. Equipment General Mgt.
HMI Healthy Marriage Initiative - ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt.
HMIS Homeless Management Information Strategies HUD System Fed. Mgt.
HMK Homemaker H.I. Term General Mgt.
HMO Health Maintenance Organization (AHCA, DOH) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. hypothetical mean organism
HMRS Healthy Meals Resource System - USDA / AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. healthymeals.nal.usda.gov/nal_display
HNC Holistic Nurse Certified Med. Title Priv. Mgt. HNC - Holistic Nurse Certified
HOC Homeownership Center (FHA/ Single Family Housing field struc. HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HODAG Housing Development Grant Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HOEPA Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
Hoffman La R. Hoffman La Roche (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.rocheusa.com 5,000 empl.
HOME Program HOME Investments Partnership Program HUD Program Fed. / St. Mgt. 24 CFR 92
HOPE HOPE Network (Disability support) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HOPE Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Every) (1958) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.projhope.org
HOPE The Heart of Pediatric Electrophysiology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HOPE I Homeownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HOPE IV Hope for Elderly Independence (Section 8) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HOPE VI Program - Revitalization of Severely Distressed Public Housing HUD/PIH Program Fed. Mgt.
HOPWA Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HOS Hospital Outcomes Survey - CMS HHS Survey Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/HOS/
HOSU Hospital and Outpatient Services Unit (AHCA) H.I. Dept. St. - FL Mgt.
HOZ Homeownership Zones HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
HP Office of Health Policy - ASPE HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. aspe.hhs.gov/_/office_specific/hp.cfm
HP House Physician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
HPC Habilitation Planning Committee H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HPD Hearing Protective Device - NIOSH / CDC HHS Equip. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
HPI Health Promotion Institute (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HPMP Hospital Payment Monitoring Program (CMS) HHS Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
HPP Hospital Prepardness Program - OPEO / ASPR HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/hpp/
HPRI Health Protection Research Initiative - CDC HHS Project Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/od/science/PHResearch
HPS Health Physics Society H.I. Org. Priv./ Fed. Mgt. http://hps.org/
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Areas - BHPr / HRSA HHS Term Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/shortage/
HPV Habilitation - Prevocational H.I. Term General Mgt.
HQA Division of Health Quality Assurance (AHCA) H.I. Dept. St. - FL Mgt.
HQS Housing Quality Standards HUD Standard Fed. Mgt.
HRA Health Reimbursement Account H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
HRA Health Reimbursement Arrangement H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
HRAC Human Rights Advocacy Committee H.I. Org. Priv./ St. Mgt.
HRB Habilitation Resident-Based H.I. Term General Mgt.
HRBB Habilitation Resident-Based - Behavior Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
HRC Homelessness Resource Center - NRCHMI / AoA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov
HRSA Health Resources & Services Administration - HHS HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov
HS House Surgeon Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
HSA Health Service(s) Area or Administration H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
HSA Health Systems Agency H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
HSA Home Service Agency H.I. Term General Mgt.
HSA Health Savings Account (ref. HDHP, IRS, FSA) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. / St. Mgt. www.irs.gov/publications - search HSA
HSAG Health Services Advisory Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
HSB Head Start Bureau - OHS / ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/hsb/
HSDB Hazardous Substances Data Bank - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. Mgt. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis
HSE Habilitation - Supported Employment H.I. Term General Mgt.
HSEEP Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
HSEES Hazard Substances Emergency Events Surveillance - SRB HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DHS/index.html
HSGP Homeland Security Grant Program (see DHS) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
HSIAC Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HSMV Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles - Fla. H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
HSP Office of Human Services Policy - ASPE HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. aspe.hhs.gov/_/office_specific/hsp.cfm
HSPD-8 Homeland Security Presidential Directive 8 (ref. DHS) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
HSR Health Services Research NICHSR / NLM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/nichsr.html
HSRProj Health Services Research Projects - NLM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrproj/.
HSS Homes for Special Services (AHCA) H.I. Facility St. - FL Mgt.
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development U.S. Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt. www.hud.gov
HUDAR HUD Acquisition Regulation HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
HUDCAPS HUD's Central Accounting and Program System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
HUDCLIPS HUD's Client Information and Policy System HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
HUDNET HUD Teleprocessing Network HUD System Fed. Mgt.
HUDVET HUD Veteran Resource Center HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
HuGENet Human Genome Epidemiology Network - CDC HHS Project Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/genomics/hugenet/default.htm
HUGN Human Genome Nomenclature (U.K. / HHS) HHS / U.K. Org. International Mgt. www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/nomenclature/
HUGO Human Genome Organization (U.K. / HHS) HHS / U.K. Org. International Mgt. www.gene.ucl.ac.uk
Hydroceph. The Hydrocephalus Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hydroassoc.org
I & R Information and Referral H.I. Term General Mgt.
IA Instructional Assistant Professional Title General Mgt.
IA Information Architecture OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
IACP International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.iacprx.org 1991 1,800
IACP Institute for the Advancement of Community Pharmacy (ICPT) H.I. Org. Priv. - now ICPT Mgt. www.nationaltechexam.org
IACP International Association of Chiefs of Police Law Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
IACR International Association for Cancer Registries H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living H.I. Term. General Mgt.
IADR International Asociation for Dental Research (AADR) H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.iadr.com
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency H.I. Org. International Mgt.
IAEM International Association of Emergency Managers H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.iaem.com
IAES Interim Alternative Educational Setting H.I. Term. General Mgt.
IAFP International Association for Food Protection (USDA / FDA) HHS - H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.foodprotection.org/aboutIAFP
IAG Interagency Agreement H.I. Term. General Mgt.
IAGG International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.iagg.com.br sponsor INPEA
IANC International Anatomical Nomenclature Committee H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
IAOMC International Association of Medical Colleges H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.iaomc.org/wfme.htm
IAP Incident Action Planning Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
IAPAC International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer (CDC) H.I. Org. International Mgt.
IAVI International AIDS Vaccine Initiative H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
IBB U.S. International Broadcasting Bureau U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ibb.gov
IBCLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Professional Title Priv. - Internat. Mgt. St. Joseph's Hospital
IBGC L'Institut de Biochimie et Génétique Cellulaires H.I. Org. International Mgt.
IBIDS International Bibliographic Info. on Dietary Supplements (NIH) HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. http://riley.nal.usda.gov/ibids/index.php
IBMTR Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Medical College of Wisconsin
IBS Integrated Business System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
IC Interstitial Cystitis Asssociation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ichelp.com
ICAAC Interscience Confer. on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy H.I. Conf. - ASM Priv. Mgt. www.icaac.org 1960
ICARE International Cancer Alliance for Research and Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ICCE ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ICD International Classification of Diseases (NCHS/CDC) Med. Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition Med. Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt.
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition Med. Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt.
ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification HHS Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt. cms.hhs.gov/ICD9ProviderDiagnostic
ICDA International Classification of Diseases Adapted for the U.S. Med. Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs
ICDBG Indian Community Development Block Grant Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
ICDR Interagency Committee on Disability Research H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
ICE In Case of an Emergency (for EMT & Paramedics) Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
ICEA International Childbirth Education Association H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. w.medleague.com/webstore/professionals
ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability & Health HHS Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs
ICF Intermediate Care Facility H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt. CMS
ICF/DD Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
ICF/MR Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt. CMS
ICHF International Children's Heart Foundation H.I. Org. Cardiovasc. Mgt.
ICHP Innovative Community Health Programs - OWH / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.4woman.gov/owh/ichp/
ICHREG National Registry for Ichthyosis & Related Disorders - UW-NIH H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. University of Washington for NIH
ICLB Individual Community Living Budget H.I. Term. General Mgt.
ICMA International City/County Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ICN International Council of Nurses H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. http://www.icn.ch/abouticn.htm
ICOA International Civil Aviation Organization standard atmosphere Med. Standard Fed. / Internat. Mgt. standard atmosphere adopted by the
ICOI International Congress of Oral Implantologists H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.icoi.org
ICOS ICOS Corporation (Pharm.- Eli Lilly Sub.) (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.icos.com (Eli Lilly Subsid.)
ICP Institutional Care Program (Medicare) HHS Program St. & Fed. Mgt.
ICPE ICEA Certified Postnatal Educator Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ICPFE ICEA Certified Perinatal Fitness Educator Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ICPI Intersociety Council for Pathology Information H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pathologytraining.org
ICPSR Inter-university Consortium for Political & Social Research-OAS HHS Affiliate Fed. Mgt. www.icpsr.umich.edu/
ICPT Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationaltechexam.org
ICR Interstate Case Reconciliation - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.icrp.org
ICRU IInternational Commission on Radiological Units & Measurements H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. http://www.nationaltechexam.org/
ICS Incident Command System (FEMA, DHS) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
ICS International College of Surgeons H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. ICS
ICTAP Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (AoA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
ICU Intensive Care Unit Med. Facility Priv. Mgt.
ID Influenza Division - NCIRD / CCID / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/about/downloads
IDAs Individual Development Accounts HUD System Fed. Mgt.
IDAs Individual Development Accounts - OCS / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
IDE Investigational Device Exemption (ref. FDA-HHS) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt. Pharm. ref.
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Idenix Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.idenix.com
IDIS Integrated Data Information System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
IDSA Infectious Diseases Society of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.idsociety.org
IDT Interdisciplinary Team H.I. Term. General Mgt.
IDTF Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility Med. Facility Priv. Mgt.
IDU Injection Drug User (ref. CDC / HRSA) HHS Term General Mgt.
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission H.I. Org. International Mgt. www.iec.ch
IEE Independent Education Evaluation H.I. Term General Mgt.
IEEE 1073 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1073 (HHS) HHS / H.I. Stand. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.ieee1073.org
IEIC Interagency Early Intervention Committee H.I. Org. General Mgt.
IEIP International Emergency Infections Program - NCPDCID HHS Program Fed. Mgt. cdc.gov/ncidod/global/ieip/index.htm
I-ELCAP International Early Lung Cancer Action Study Med. Study Pulmonary Mgt.
IEP Individualized Education Plan H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
IETA International Experience & Technical Assistance - COGH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/cogh/training/IETA/
IFB Invitation for Bids H.I. Term General Mgt. CMS
IFCC International Federation of Clinical Chemistry & Lab. Medicine H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
IFFGD International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder H.I. Org. Gastrointest. Mgt.
IFOND International Foundation for Optic Nerve Disease H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
IFPMA International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufact. & Assoc. H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.ifpma.org f. 1968 60 countries
IFQ Invitation for Quote H.I. Term General Mgt.
IFS Integrated Field Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
IFS Individual and Family Supports H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
IFSP Individual Family Service Plan H.I. Program General Mgt.
Ig or IG Inspector General HUD / General Fed. Mgt. CMS
IGA Office of Intergovernmental Affairs - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/iga/
IGAIT interdisciplinary geriatrics assessments tool H.I. Term General Mgt.
IGC Intergenerational Connections H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
IGLAS Integrated General Ledger Accounting System H.I. System General Mgt.
IHAs Indian Housing Authorities HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
IHBG Indian Housing Block Grants Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
IHCIA Indian Health Care Improvement Act of 2000 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Public Law 94-437
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ihi.org
IHM Indian Health Manual - IHS / HHS HHS Policy Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/Publications
IHO Independent Hearing Officer Professional Title General Mgt.
IHP Individualized Habilitation Plan H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
IHPM Institute for Health & Productivity Management H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ihpm.org
IHR International Health Regulations - COGH / CDC HHS ref. - CDC Fed. Mgt.
IHS Indian Health Service - HHS HHS Agency Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov
IHSS In-home supportive services H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
IIS Immunization Information Systems - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/iis
IL Independent Living H.I. Term General Mgt.
ILA International Leprosy Association H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.leprosy-ila.org
ILEP International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.ilep.org.uk
ILF Independent Living Facility H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
ILIT Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust H.I. Term - Law Priv. Mgt.
ILTC Integrated Long-Term Care H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
IME Independent Medical Examination Med. Exam General Mgt. www.pointmed.net
IME Independent Medical Examiner Med. Title General Mgt.
IMG Internal Medicine Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
IMMPaCT International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention & Control Prog. HHS Program International Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/immpact
IMT Incident Management Team Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
INA International Neurological Association H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
INN International Nonproprietary Name (ref. WHO) H.I. Standard Pharmaceutic Mgt. who.int/entity see WHO Chronicle
INPEA International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.inpea.net ref. IAGG
INRA Immigration Nursing Relief Act of 1989 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
INS U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service - now USCIS U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ucsis.gov
INSPIRE Intervention for SeroPositive IDUs, Research & Evaluation -HAB HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/special/inspire.htm
IOM Institute of Medicine (ref. NAS, NRC) - CMS interface H.I. Org. - HHS Priv. (Fed.) Mgt. www.iom.edu
IOM Internet-only Manual(s) (ref. PBM) HHS/H.I. Term General Mgt. PBM = Paper-based Manuals
ION Initiation of Negotiations HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
IOS Immediate Office of the Secretary - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/agencies/ios.html
IP Internet Protocol H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
IPA Independent (or Individual) Practice Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
IPAA International Psychoanalytical Association H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
IPAC Immunization Practice Advisory Committee H.I. Org. - HHS Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
IPE Individualized Plan for Employment H.I. Term General Mgt.
IPEC International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.ipec-europe.org 69 org.'s
IPMRD Institute of Pulmonology, Medical Research & Development H.I. Org. Priv. (India) Mgt. www.ipmrd.org 2004
IPN International Polio Network (ref. PHI) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.post-polio.org
IPN Intervention Program for Nurses H.I. Program Nursing Mgt.
IPOPI International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiencies H.I. Org. Priv. (UK.) Mgt.
IPP Individual Practice (or Program) Plan H.I. Term General Mgt. CMS
IPP Infrastructure Protection Program (see DHS) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
IPPF International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv.- Internation. Mgt. www.pemphigus.org
IPR In-Process Briefing OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
IPRA Independent Professional Review Agent Professional Title General Mgt.
IPSF International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation H.I. Org. Priv.- Internation. Mgt. www.ipsf.org 1949 350,000
IQI Inpatient Quality Indicators (1 to 34) CDOM / AHRQ HHS Meas. General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/iqi_ov
IRA Individual Retirement Arrangement or Account or Annuity H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
IRAC Interagency Risk Assessment Consortium - (FDA, CDC, EPA, +) HHS/Fed. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.foodrisk.org/IRAC/reps.cfm
IRB independent or institutional review board Group Review General Mgt.
IRC Information Resource Center OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
IRC Inpatient Respite Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
IRCA Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986 HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
IRCT Incident Response Coordination Team - OPEO / ASPR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations/index
IRF Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
IRG Intergovernmental Referral Guide - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS System Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
IRIS Information and Referral Information System H.I. Term General Mgt.
IRM Information Resources Management - OIS / CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/InfoTechGenInfo/
IRM Informational Resources Management HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
IRS Internal Revenue Service (ref. TIN, DLN, TCE) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
IRTA International Reciprocal Trade Association H.I. Org. International Mgt.
IS Independent Study (EMI, FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
I-SATS Inventory of Substance Abuse Treatment Services - OAS HHS Survey Fed. Mgt. dasis.samhsa.gov/dasis2/isatsonline.htm
ISBER International Society for Biological & Environmental Repositories H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.isber.org
ISBN International Standard Book Number OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
ISCLT International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technology H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
ISCP International Society of Comparative Pathology H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
ISD Independent School District H.I. Term General Mgt.
ISD Immunization Services Division - NCIRD / CCID / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. immunize.org/genr.d/issue591.htm#n4
ISFC International Society and Federation of Cardiology H.I. Org - WHF. Cardiovasc. Mgt.
ISGE International Society of Gastro-Enterology H.I. Org. Gastrointest. Mgt.
ISH International Society of Hematology H.I. Org. Hematology Mgt. 215) 947-7797
ISM International Society of Microbiologists H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
ISMMA International Self-Monitoring Association for oral Anticoagulation H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.ismaa-int.org
ISMP Institute for Safe Medication Practices H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ismp.org
ISNA Intersex Society of North America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.isna.org
ISO International Organization for Standardization H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.iso.org
ISRS International Society of Refractive Surgery H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.iris.org
ISRS/AAO International Society of Refractive Surgery / AAO H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.iris.org
ISSCR International Society for Stem Cell Research H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.isscr.org
ISSN International Standard Serial Number OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act - 1991 U.S. Law Fed. Mgt.
ISU International Society of Urology H.I. Org. Genitourinary Mgt.
IT Information Technology H.I. System - IT General Mgt.
ITA International Trade Administration - DOC U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.trade.gov
ITA International Tuberculosis Association. H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
ITB Invitation to Bid H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers Org. Priv. Mgt.
ITIN Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN, ATIN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
ITMRA Information Technology Management Reform Act - 1996 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
ITN Invitation to Negotiate H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
ITN Independent Transportation Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ITP Individualized Treatment / Transition Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
ITR Intensive Training Residence H.I. Term General Mgt.
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems (FL DOT) St. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
ITSA Intelligent Transportation Society of America Org. (ref. DOT) Priv. Mgt.
ITSC Information Technology Service Center - OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General General Mgt.
IU Individual Unemployability - DOD / VA Benefit U.S. Program Fed. Mgt.
IUB International Union of Biochemistry H.I. Org. Priv. - Global Mgt.
IUO Investigational Use Only (CDRH - FDA) HHS Procedure Fed. Mgt.
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry H.I. Org. Priv. - Global Mgt. http://old.iupac.org/
IVAX IVAX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (generic/brand equiv.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ivaxpharmaceuticals.com
IVUN International Ventilator Users Network (ref. PHI) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.post-polio.org
IWD Individuals With Disabilities H.I. Term General Mgt.
IWRP Individual Written Rehabilitation Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
J&J Johnson & Johnson - (Pharma. - see JNJ) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnj.com 121,000 empl.
J&J Wound Johnson & Johnson Wound Management (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ethiconinc.com
JABES Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
JAC Justice Administrative Commission (FL Exec. Branch) H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
Jacobus Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www. unlisted
JAD Joint Application Design (or Development) H.I. Term General Mgt.
JADA The Journal of the American Dental Association H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt. http://pharmex.janssen.com.ph/ ref. JNJ
Janssen Janssen Pharmaceutica (a J&J Co.) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - US Mgt. www.us.janssen.com ref. JNJ
Janssen L.P. Janssen, L.P. (a J&J Co.) (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.janssen.com ref. JNJ
Janssen Res. Janssen Research Foundation (a J&J Co.)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Res. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.rwjpri.com ref. JNJ
JAOA Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
JAPC Joint Administrative Procedures Committee H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
JAS Job Accounting System H.I. System - IT General Mgt.
JAS Joint Agreement Statement H.I. Document General Mgt.
JCA Jewish Council for Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.accessjca.org
JCAHCO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.jcaho.org
JCC Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims - DOAH H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
JCL Job Control Language H.I. Standard - IT General Mgt.
JCP Joint Committee on Printing U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://jcp.senate.gov/
JCPP Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.jointcommission.org 1982
JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.jcs.mil
JEP Jobs & Education Partnership H.I. Term St. Mgt.
JES Job Entry Subsystem H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
JES2 Job Entry Subsystem MVS/XA H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
JFMIP Joint Financial Management Improvement Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
JFO Joint Field Office (see DHS, FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
JIC Joint Information Center Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
JIFSAN Joint Institute for Food Safety & Applied Nutrion (FDA) HHS Affiliate Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.jifsan.umd.edu
JJHCS Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems,Inc.(J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jjhcs.com Ref. JNJ
JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute (ref. NIH) H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson (Pharmaceuticals++) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnj.com 121,000 empl.
JOA Joint Operating Agreement H.I. Contract General Mgt.
JOBS Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training - HHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
JOFOC Justification for Other than Full & Open Competition H.I. Contract General Mgt.
JOLI Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals - ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
JRC Job Rehabilitation Contact Professional Title General Mgt. Title
JRC Joint Review Committee H.I. Org. General Mgt.
JRF Janssen Research Foundation (JNJ) (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Res. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.janssen.com 1953 ref. JNJ
JSP Java Server Pages H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
JTPA Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 (repealed by WIA) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. Pub.L. 97-300 ; 29 U.S.C. § 1501, et seq.
JTR Joint Travel Regulation H.I. Regulation General Mgt.
JUA Joint Underwriting Association (per State) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
JURIS Justice Retrieval & Inquiry System H.I. System General Mgt.
JURIS Jurisdiction Change Operation - RRB H.I. System General Mgt. www.rrb.gov
JV Journal Voucher H.I. Document General Mgt.
KAL Key Facilities List H.I. Document General Mgt.
Kanter Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation (HELP) (NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. ref. www.healthlegacy.org
KAP Knowledge Application Program - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.kap.samhsa.gov
KCA Kidney Cancer Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://kidneycancer.org/
KCFSA Keeping Children & Families Safe Act of 2003 (FYSB / ACF) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Keeping Children & Families Safe Act
KFL Key Asset List H.I. Document General Mgt.
KID Kid's Inpatient Databases - HCUP / CDOM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. hcup-us.ahrq.gov/kidoverview.jsp
King King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.kingpharm.com 1994
KLS Klein-Levin Syndrome Foundation, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.kleinelevin.com 1999
Komen Susan G. Komen for the Cure (1982) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.komen.org
Kos Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (part of Abbott Labs) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.kospharm.com 1994
KPMG Accounting & Management Consulting Firm H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
KT Knowledge Translation - OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General General Mgt.
L Laboratory (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
L.H.D. Doctor of Humane Letters Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
L.R.C.P. Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians (of England) Med. Title Britain Mgt.
L.R.C.S. Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons (of England) Med. Title Britain Mgt.
L.R.F.P.S. Licentiate of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons Med. Title Scotland Mgt.
LAc Licensed Acupuncturist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.medleague.com
LAF Lance Armstrong Foundation, Inc. (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://www.livestrong.org/
LAFD Los Angeles Fire Department (see FEMA & CERT) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
LAM The LAM Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thelamfoundation.org
LAMP Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python S/W bundle H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
LAN Local Area Network HHS / General Priv. / Fed. Mgt. CMS
LAR Loan Application Register HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
LAS Loan Accounting System; direct loans HUD System Fed. Mgt.
LASS Lender Assessment Subsystem HUD System Fed. Mgt.
LBDA Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LBR Legislative Budget Request H.I. Term St. Mgt.
LBR Legislative Budget Request H.I. Term St. Mgt.
LCAO Leadership Council of Aging Organizations H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LCB Local Coordinating Board H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
LCD Local Coverage Determination - CMS / DAB HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LD Licensed Dietitian Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
LD Learning Disability H.I. Term General Mgt.
LDA Learning Disability Association H.I. Org. General Mgt.
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
LDN Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LDP Limited Denials of Participation HUD Term Fed. Mgt. cholesterol
LDRS Leadership Development and Recognition System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
LEA Local Education Agency H.I. Term General Mgt.
LEIE List of Excluded Individuals/Entities H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
LEP Limited English Proficiency (ref. OCR / AoA) H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ocr/lep/
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health - CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/
LHAP Local Housing Assistance Plans (ref. SHIP) HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
LHNCBC Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (NLM) HHS Org. Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/
LHom Licensed Homeopath ( UK ) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LI Low Incidence Handicapping Condition H.I. Term General Mgt.
LIA Local Interagency Agreement H.I. Term General Mgt.
LIBOR London Interbank Offered Rate (Mortgage) HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
LicAc LicAc - Licensed Acupuncturist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LIFE Learning Institute for Elders - UCF Program H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LIFELINE Telecom - Florida Public Service Commission H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
Ligand Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.ligand.com
LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program - ACF HHS Program Fed. - St. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/liheap/
LIHPRHA Low Income Housing Preserv. & Resident Homeownership Act HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
LIHTC Low Income Housing Tax Credits HUD Program Fed. Mgt. http://lihtc.huduser.org/
Lilly Eli Lilly and Company (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.lilly.com
Lilly / ICOS Lilly / ICOS LLC (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.cialis.com
LIMS Laboratory Information Management Systems H.I. System Priv. Mgt.
LIS Low Income Subsidy (Med. Part D) (CMS) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
LIS Laboratory Information System (ref. CLIA) H.I. System General Mgt.
LIVESTRONG Lance Armstrong Foundation, Inc. (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://www.livestrong.org/
LLL La Leche League H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LLRS Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (AAOS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.llrs.org
LLS The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.leukemia.org
LM Licensed Midwife Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LM Loan Management HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LMH Limited Mental Health (facility/license) (AHCA) H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LMP Licensed Massage Practitioner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LMR Labor-Management Relations HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
LMRP Local Medical Review Policies H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
LMT Licensed Massage Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LN Licensed Nutritionist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
LNC Licensed Nutritionist Counselor Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
LNCC Legal Nurse Consultant Certified Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
LNHA Licensed Nursing Home Administrator Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LNS Limited Nursing Services (facility/license) (AHCA) H.I. Facility Priv./ Nursing Mgt.
LO Division of Library Operations - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. nlm.nih.gov/lo/staff_directory.html
LOA Leave of Absence H.I. Term General Mgt.
LOC Level of Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
LOC Library of Congress - OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
LOCCS Line of Credit Control System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
LOD Letter of Determination HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
LOF Letter of Findings HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
LOINC Laboratory Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes® HHS / H.I. System Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.loinc.org
LOS Length of Stay H.I. Term General Mgt.
LPC Licensed Professional Counselor Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LPN or L.P.N. Licensed Practical Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
LPOM Legislatively Mandated Performance Outcome Measures H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
LR Labor Relations (Davis-Bacon compliance) HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
LRE Least Restrictive Environment H.I. Term General Mgt.
LRN Laboratory Response Network - CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.bt.cdc.gov/lrn/ 150 Labs
LRPP Long-Range Program Plan (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. System St. - FL Mgt.
LRS Lawyer Referral Service of the Florida Bar H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt.
LSA Logistical Staging Area Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
LSA Licentiate of Society of Apothecaries H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LSHom Licensed Member of the Society of Homeopaths (UK) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
LSOA Longitudinal Studies on Aging - NCHS / CCHIS /CDC HHS Study - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/lsoa.htm
LSP Local Service Programs H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
LSW Licensed Social Worker Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LTC Long Term Care AoA / CMS / HHS H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
LTC National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information - AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. longtermcare.gov/LTC/Main_Site/index.aspx
LTC The Long Term Care Community Diversion Project H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
LTCDPP Long Term Care Diversion Pilot Project H.I. Program Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTCF Long Term Care Facility HHS / H.I. Facility Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTCH Long Term Acute Care Hospitals (CMS) H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTCIAC Long Term Care Insurance Advisory Council H.I. Org. General Mgt.
LTCM Long Term Care Management H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
LTCNHD Long Term Care Nursing Home Diversion Project H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
LTCOC Long Term Care Ombudsman Council H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
LTCOP Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt. F.S.400.0060
LTCP Long Term Care Program H.I. Program Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTCSA Long Term Care Security Act of 2000 AoA / SSA H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. (Pub. L. 106-265) 2000
LTCU Long Term Care Unit HHS / H.I. Facility Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTRC Long Term Recovery Committees H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTRC Long-Term Residential Care H.I. Term General Mgt.
LTRO Long Term Recovery Organization Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
LTTG Long Term Treatment Groups H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
LTV Loan-to Value ratio HUD Ref. General Mgt.
lungusa American Lung Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LUPUS Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.lupus.org
LUTC Life Underwriter Training Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
LUTCF Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
LVN or L.V.N. Licensed Vocational Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
LYME Lyme Disease Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
M&M Management and Marketing HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
M.C. Master of Surgery, Medical Corps ( [L.] Magister Chirurgiae) Med. Title General Mgt.
M.Ch. Master of Surgery ( [L.] Magister Chirurgiae) Med. Title General Mgt.
M.N. Master of Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
M+C NSF Medicare + Choice National Standard Format HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
MA Medicare Advantage (organizations) - CMS CMS Program Fed. Mgt.
MA Medicaid - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
MA Medical Assistance HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MA Mental Age H.I. Term General Mgt.
MA Denial MA Denial Notices (ref. CMS) HHS Term Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/07_MADenial
MA NODMAR MA Notice of Discharge & Medicare Appeal Rights(CMS) HHS Term Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/07_MADenial
MA or M.A. Master of Arts Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MAABD Medical Assistance to Aged, Blind & Disabled HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MAAP More Advanced Autistic People H.I. Term General Mgt.
MAc Masters in Acupuncture Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MAC Master Addictions Counselor (see NBCC) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. see NBCC
MAC Medicare Administrative Contractor (ref. CMS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MAC Medicare Appeals Council - DAB / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/dab/macdecision/
MA-CAHPS Medicare Advantage Consumer Assess. of Health Plans Study H.I. Term St./Fed. Mgt.
MADET Multi Agency Drug Enforcement Team Law Org. Fed. / St. Mgt.
MAGD Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
MAHRA Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform & Affordability Act of 1997 HUD Law Fed. - HUD Mgt.
MAI Minority AIDS Initiative - HAB / HRSA HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/special/mai.htm
Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt , Inc.(unit - Tyco Healthcare) (Pharmaceut) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.mallinckrodt.com
MAP Medical Assistance Program (or Payments) H.I. Program General Mgt.
MAP Multifamily Application Processing (FHA-Multifamily ) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
MAPD Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Contracting - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MAPDContracting/
MA-PD Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MAPP Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships (OSEIP) HHS / Industry Fed. Mgt. www.naccho.org/topics/infrastructure
MAPP Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships (DOH) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt. www.naccho.org/topics/infrastructure
March of D. March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.marchofdimes.com
Marchman Act The Florida Substance Abuse Impairment Act (F.S. 396 & 397) H.I. Law St. - FL Mgt.
MARS Management & Administrative Reporting System (CMS) HHS Program General Mgt.
MARS Multifamily Accounting Report & Servicing Sys. (Hud loans) HUD System Fed. - HUD Mgt.
MARS Medical Article Record System - LHNCBC / NLM / NIH HHS Database Fed. Mgt. archive.nlm.nih.gov/proj/mars/mars.php
MASTER Multi-level Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Resources - DLS HHS Pub. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/dls/master/default.aspx
MAT Medication-Assisted Treatment - DPT / CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://dpt.samhsa.gov/
MAUDE Manufacturer & User Facility Device Experience - (FDA) HHS Database Fed. Mgt.
MBA Mortgage Bankers Association of America HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
MBA Master of Business Administration Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MBA/MHA Master of Business Administration/ Master of Health Adminis. Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery degree (U.K., N.Z.) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MBE Minority Business Enterprise HUD Ref. General Mgt.
MBES Medicaid Budget & Expenditure System - CMS HHS System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidBudget
MBN Medicare Beneficiary Notice (CMS) HHS Program General Mgt.
MBS Mortgage-backed securities (2nd.market Ginnie Mae) HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
MCAT Medical College Admissions Test (AAMC test) H.I. Program General Mgt. www.aamc.org
MCBS Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey - CMS HHS Survey Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MCBS/
MCD Medicaid (CMS) HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MCD Minor Civil Division(s) (see ACS - Census Bureau) HUD / Census Fed. Mgt. www.census.gov/acs/
MCH Maternal and Child Health (HRSA/HHS) HHS Program General Mgt.
MCHB Maternal and Child Health Bureau - HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mchb.hrsa.gov/
MCHIRC Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center - HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mchb.hrsa.gov/mchirc/
MCN Medical Consultants Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
McNeil McNeil Consumer & Speciality Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnj.com (division of McNeil-PPC)
MCO Managed Care Organization (or Operation) (CMS) HHS Term Priv. Mgt.
MCPSS Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey - CMS HHS Survey Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MCPSS/
MD Medical Corps (Army / Navy officers) Med. Title Fed. Mgt.
MD Medical Director Med. Title General Mgt.
MD Multiple Disabilities (ADA) HHS Term General Mgt.
MD or M.D. Doctor of Medicine ( [L.] Medicinae Doctor) Med. Title General Mgt.
MDA Muscular Dystrophy Asssociation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MDBMS Multi-dimensional Data Base Management System HUD Data Sys. General Mgt.
MDBs Microsoft Database Access files H.I. Term General Mgt.
MDC Major Disease Category (MDC 1 to 18) (ref. DRG) H.I. Term Priv./St./Fed. Mgt.
MDCM Medical and master of surgery degree Med. Title General Mgt.
MDD Medical Device Directive (European market mandate) H.I. Term General Mgt.
MDDR Multifamily Delinquency and Default Reporting System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
MDFP Medical Device Fellowship Program (CDRH) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. Medical Device Fellowship Program
MDMA Medical Device Manufacturers Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MDR Medical Device Reporting (see CDRH, FDA) HHS Procedure Fed. Mgt. FDA Medical Device Reporting System
MDS Minimum Data Set (CMS) HHS Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
MDS or M.D.S. Master of Dental Surgery Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
mdsupport Macular Degeneration Support, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MDUFMA Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act of 2002 (HHS) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MEC Model Energy Code HUD / DOE Fed. Mgt.
Med Ombuds Medicare Ombudsman Group - CMS HHS Group Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/32
MedDRA Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://meddramsso.com
Medex see Mx - former miitary medics training H.I. Program General Mgt.
Medicis Medicis, The Dernatology Co. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.medicis.com
Medigap Medical Supplement Insurance Policy HHS Insurance Priv. Mgt.
Medimmune Medimmune, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.medimmune.com
MEDLARS Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System - NLM HHS Database Fed. - NIH Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/
MEDLINE database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine -NLM HHS Database Fed. - NIH Mgt. nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/medline.
MEDPARD Medicare Participating Physician/Supplier Directory HHS Publication Fed. - CMS Mgt.
MedPointe Medpointe Pharmaceuticals (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.medpointepharma.com 2001
MEDSIM Medical Expenditure Microsimulation Model (CFACT) HHS System Fed. Mgt.
Mental Health President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. mentalhealthcommission.gov/index.h
MEO Most Efficient Organization - OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General General Mgt.
MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - CFACT / AHRQ HHS Project Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/data/mepsweb.htm
Merck Merck & Co., Inc. (Pharmaceuticals++) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.merck.com 1891
Merck Human Merck Human Health Div. - US Human Health (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - US Mgt. www.merck.com
Merck Research Merck Research Laboratories (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.merck.com
Merck Vaccine Merck Vaccine Division (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.merck.com
Merck/Scher. Merck/Shering Plough Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.merck.com 1891
Merlin Florida's Disease Reporting System data base H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt. North Wales
MERP ISMP Medication Errors Reporting Program H.I. System General Mgt. 1-800-FAIL-SAF(E)
MERV Minimum Efficiency Rating Value H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
Merz Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.merzusa.com
MeSH Medical Subject Headings (Medlars - NLM / NIH) HHS Publication Fed. - NIH Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh
MESO Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.marf.org
MFAAA Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - PSA 3 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.mfaaa.org (Kristen Longmore)
MFC Medical Foster Care (AHCA) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
MFC Medically Fragile Children Medicaid Waiver H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MFCC Marriage, Family and Child Counselor Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MFCU Medicaid Fraud Control Unit - FL Atty. General H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
MFI Median Family Income HUD Term General Mgt.
MFIS Multifamily Insurance System aka F47-insured loans HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
MFP Minority Fellowship Program - CMHS / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs
MFS Medicare Fee Schedule H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
MFT Marriage and Family Therapist Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MFT Master File Tax Account Code (IRS) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
MG Master Guardian (see NGF) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MGFA Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.myasthenia.org
MH Mentally Handicapped (ADA) H.I. Term General Mgt.
MH Mental Health (ADA) H.I. Term General Mgt.
MH Master Herbalist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MHA Mental Health America (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://mentalhealthamerica.net/
MHAUS Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MHB Maximum Hospital Benefit H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
MHMI Managing Hazardous Material Incidents - DT / ATSDR HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/MHMI/
MHP Migrant Health Program - BPHC / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/migrant/
MHRHIIP Multifamily Housing Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
MHS Military Health System (DoD) NCBI/NLM H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
MHS Master of Health Science Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MHSA Master of Health Services Administration Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MHSc Master of Health Science Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MHTC Multiphasic Health Testing Centers (AHCA) H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
Milken Milken Institute (ref. FasterCures) (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.milkeninstitute.org
Millennium Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.millennium.com 1993
MiMH Mild Mental Handicap (ADA) H.I. Term General Mgt.
MIP Mortgage insurance premium HUD Ref. General Mgt.
MIS Management Information System HUD / General General Mgt.
Mission Mission Pharmacal Company H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.missionpharmacal.com
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MITA Medicaid Information Technology Architecture - CMS HHS System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidInfoTechArch/
Mitek DePuy Mitek, Inc. (Medical Equip. - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnjgateway.com ref. JNJ
MK Medicaid HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MLA Medical Library Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MLIS Mortgage Lending Information System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
MLN Medicare Learning Network - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MLNGenInfo/
MLT Medical Laboratory Technician (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
MMA Medicare Modernization Act - 2001& 2003 - CMS H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MMC Mobile Medical Clinic Med. Facility Priv. Mgt.
MMCS Medicare Managed Care System HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
MMG Medical Management Guidelines for Chem. Exposures - DT/CDC HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/MHMI/
MMI Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
MMIF Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund HUD / FHA Fed. Mgt.
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System - CMS HHS Data System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MMIS/
MMLTC (Medicaid) Mandatory Managed Long-Term Care H.I. Program St. Mgt.
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (NCHS / CDC) HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/
MN Medically Needy HHS Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
MNET Medicaid Non-emergency Transportation H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
MNIMH Member National Institute of Medical Herbalists Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MNNP Master of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MO or M.O. Medical Officer Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MOC Maintenance of Certification H.I. Term General Mgt.
MOD Medicare Operations Division - CMS / DAB HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/dab/MOD2005.html
MOE Maintainance-of-Effort (ref. TANF) - HHS HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MoMH Moderate Mental Handicap H.I. Term General Mgt.
MORC Medical Officers Reserve Corps H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MOU Memorandum of Understanding H.I. Term General Mgt.
MOWAA Meals on Wheels Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MPA or M.P.A. Master of Public Administration Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MPDIMA Medicare Prescrip. Drug Improvement Act of 2003 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MPEP Model Performance Evaluation Program - DLS / NCPDCID HHS Prog. - CDC Fed. Mgt. wwwn.cdc.gov/mpep/default.aspx
MPFS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
MPH or M.P.H. Master of Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization St. Org. St. / Fed. Mgt.
MPS Minimum Property Standards HUD Standard Fed. Mgt.
MQA Monitoring and Quality Assurance (DOEA, DCF, etc.) H.I. Term. St. Mgt.
MQA Medical Quality Assurance, Fl. Dept. of Health H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
MQB Mediator Qualification Board (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
MQSA Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (HHS) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MR Medical (or Management) Review HHS Term General Mgt.
MR Mortality Ratio HHS Term General Mgt.
MR Master Record HHS Term General Mgt.
MRA Medical Record Administrator Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MRA Mutual Recognition Agreement (HHS) HHS Document General Mgt. Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA)
MRB Medical Review Board HHS Org. General Mgt.
MRB Mortgage Revenue Bond HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
MRC Medicare Rights Center - (Info. Service) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MRC U.S. Medical Reserve Corps - OSG / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.medicalreservecorps.gov
MRC Message Relay Center H.I. Org. General Mgt.
MRC Medical Research Council - U.K. H.I. Org. U.K. Mgt.
MRCRA Medicare Regulatory & Contractor Reform Act of 2001 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MRE Meals Ready to Eat (emergency item) H.I. Commodity General Mgt.
MRL Medical Record Librarian (now called MRA) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MRL Minimum Risk Level(s) - ATSDR / CDC HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/mrls/index.html
MRO Medicaid Rehabilitation Option H.I. Term General Mgt.
MROP Major Reconstruction of Obsolete Project HUD Program HUD Term Mgt.
MRs Material Releases (ref. TSP) HUD Document Fed. Mgt.
MRT Medicaid Review Team HHS Term General Mgt.
MS See NMSS - National Multiple Sclerosis Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MS or M.S. Master of Science Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MSA Medical Savings Account (ref. Medicare) HHS Term Priv. Mgt.
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
MSA Medicare Set Aside HHS Insurance Fed. Mgt.
MSA/MD Metropolitan Statistical Area/Metropolitan Division HUD Term. Fed. Mgt.
MSCRS Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.mscrs.org
MSD Master of Science in Dentistry Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MSDA Minority Student Dental Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.MinorityDental.org
MSE Mental Status Examination Med. Test Psychiatric Mgt.
MSFH My Safe Florida Home (see DFS) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
MSFIDM Multistate Financial Institution Data Match - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
MSFW Migrant and Seasonal FarmWorkers - BPHC / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/migrant/
MSHA Master of Science in Health Administration Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration (DOL) U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.msha.gov
MSHIP Medicare Supplemental Health Insurance Programs HHS Program Priv. Mgt.
MS-HUG Microsoft Healthcare Users Group H.I. Data System Priv. Mgt.
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System - CMS HHS Data System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/MSIS/
MSN Master of Science in Nursing Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
MSN Medicare Summary Notice - Federal (CMS) HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
MSP Medicare Secondary Payer Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
MSP Medicare Savings Program (CMS) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
MSPB Merit Systems Protection Board HUD / General. Fed. Mgt.
MSPH Master of Science in Public Health Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MSW Master of Social Work Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
MT Medical Technologist (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
MTA 12-month Treasury Average Index (Mortgage) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
MTARS Monitoring & Tech. Assist. Review Sys. Guidelines - ADD/ACF HHS Standard Fed. Mgt. acf.dhhs.gov/programs/add/mtars/
MTCS Multifamily Tenant Characteristics System (now PIC) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
MTG MITA Technical Group - CMS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidInfoTechArch/
MTMS Medication Therapy Management Services Med. Services General Mgt.
MTRB Mediation Training Review Board (FL Judicial Branch) Gov't. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
MUA Medically Underserved Areas - BHPr / HRSA HHS Term Fed. Mgt. http://muafind.hrsa.gov/
MULTI Multiple Handicap Med. Condition General Mgt.
MUMS Mothers United for Moral Support H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
MUMS Minor Use & Minor Species Animal Health Act of 2004 - FDA H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cvm/minortoc.htm
MUP Medically Underserved Populations - BHPr / HRSA HHS Term Fed. Mgt. http://muafind.hrsa.gov/
MUTCD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices - DOT DOT Document Fed. Mgt.
MV Medicus Veterinarius (veterinary physician). Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
MV Multiload Vehicle (CTD Transport Code) DOT Coding General Mgt.
MW Medical / Medicaid Waiver (CMS) HHS Form General Mgt.
MW-ADA Medicaid Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MW-ALE Medicaid Assisted Living for the Elderly Waiver HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
MWU Medicaid Waiver Unit HHS Term General Mgt.
MWVR Medicaid Waiver HHS Form General Mgt.
Mx Medex (military medics training as P.A's) H.I. Program General Mgt. former military medics for training
Mylan Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Generic) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.mylan.com 1961
Mylan Bertek Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Generic) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.mylan.com 1993
N Nursing home (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term - FL St. / Nursing Mgt.
n4a National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4A) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.n4a.org
N4A / CAP National Association of Area Agencies on Aging H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NA Narcotics Anonymous H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.na.org
NA Nomina Anatomica (old anatomy nomenclat. - now TA) Med. Standard General Mgt. old anatomical nomenclature
NAA National Aphasia Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aphasia.org
NAAC National Anemia Action Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.anemia.org
NAACCR North American Assoc. of Central Cancer Registeries H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAACLS National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.naacls.org
NAADAC National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naadac.org
NAAF National Alopecia Areata Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naaf.org
NAAG National Association of Attorneys General H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAAPIMHA National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Assoc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naapimha.org
NAAPSA National Association - Adult Protective Services Administrators H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAATP National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NABP National Association of Boards of Pharmacy H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.nabp.net 1904
NAC National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research & Quality HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/council.htm
NAC National Alliance for Caregiving H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.caregiving.org
NAC National Association of Counties H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAC National Audiovisual Center - NTIS / DOC U.S. Org. Fed. - DOC Mgt. ntis.gov/products/types/audiovisual/
NACC National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.accessibleapartments.org
NACCHO National Association of County & City Health Officials H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naccho.org
NACDS National Association of Chain Drug Stores H.I. Org. - (CMS) Priv. Mgt. www.nacds.org 1933
NACHC National Association of Community Health Centers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nachc.com
NACHRI National Assoc. of Children's Hospitals & Related Institutions H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NACMH National Advisory Council on Migrant Health - BPHC / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. bphc.hrsa.gov/migrant/nacmh.htm
NACO National Association of County Officials HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NACoA National Association for Children of Alcoholics (1983) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nacoa.org
NACRH National Advisory Committee on Rural Health H.I. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
NACVA National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nacva.com
NAD National Association of the Deaf H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nad.org
NADAP National Association on Drug Abuse Problems. Inc. (1971) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nadap.org
NADDC National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NADDI National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naddi.org 1989
NADF National Adrenal Diseases Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nadf.us
NADONA/LTC National Assoc. Directors of Nursing Administration in LTC H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.nadona.org
NADSA National Adult Day Services Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAE National Academy of Engineering (ref. NAS, NRC, IOM) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAED National Academies of Emergency Dispatch H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.emergencydispatch.org
NAELA National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt. www.naela.org
NAEMT National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (1975) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naemt.org
NAEPP National Asthma Education & Prevention Program - DARD / NIH HHS Program Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/naepp/index.htm
NAEVR National Alliance for Eye & Vision Research (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.eyeresearch.org
NAEYC National Association for the Education of Young Children H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naeyc.org
NAF National Abortion Federation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prochoice.org
NAF National Amputation Foundation (1919) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalamputation.org
NAF National Ataxia Foundation (1957) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ataxia.org
NAFC National Association For Continence (1982) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nafc.org
NAFDI National Foundation for Depressive Illness H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAH (CDC) National AIDS Hotline ( see ASHA ) CDC HHS & H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/personal_
NAHA Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
NAHASDA Native American Housing Assistance & Self-Determination Act HUD Law Fed. Mgt. 1996 Law
NAHB National Association of Home Builders HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NAHC National Association for Home Care and Hospice HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.nahc.org
NAHC National Association for Home Health Care (ref. CMS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAHDO National Association of Health Data Organizations H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nahdo.org
NAHF National Association for Health and Fitness H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.physicalfitness.org
NAHH National Alliance for Hispanic Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hispanichealth.org
NAHHH National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nahhh.org
NAHMI Native American Healthy Marriage Initiative ANA / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ana/
NAHQ National Association for Healthcare Quality H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAHRO National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt. www.nahro.org/index.cfm
NAHSE National Association of Health Services Executives (1968) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nahse.org
NAHU National Association of Health Underwriters H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nahu.org
NAIC National Association of Insurance Commissioners (1871) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naic.org
NAICS North American Industry Classification System - NIOSH / CDC HHS Standard Priv. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
NAIHC National American Indian Housing Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naihc.net/index.asp
NAIP National Association of Inpatient Physcians H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hospitalist.net
NAIT National Alliance for Infusion Therapy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAL National Agriculture Library - USDA (FDA) USDA / HHS Fed. Mgt.
NALBOH National Association of Local Boards of Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nalboh.org
NALUSDA National Agricultural Library - USDA U.S. Org. Fed. - USDA Mgt. www.nal.usda.gov
NAM National Association of Manufacturers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAMC National Association of Mothers' Centers (1975) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.motherscenter.org/index.phtml
NAMCP National Association of Managed Care Physicians H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.namcp.com
NAMCS National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NCHS/CDC) HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/ahcd
NAME National Association of Medical Examiners H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thename.org
NAMI National Alliance for the Mentally Ill H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nami.org
NAMSIC National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.niams.nih.gov
NANDA North American Nursing Diagnostic Association H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NAOT National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naot.org
NAPA National Academy of Public Administration HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NAPAFASA National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Ab H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.napafasa.org/
NAPCA National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (AoA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.napca.org
NAPE National Association for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAPGCM National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.caremanager.org
NAPH National Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naph.org 1980
NAPH National Association of the Physically Handicapped (1958) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.naph.net
NAPHS National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAPIS National Aging Program Information System - AoA / HHS HHS System Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/prof/agingnet/napis/napis.asp
NAPM National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAPNAP National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.napnap.org
NAPNES National Association for Practical Nurse Education & Services H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.napnes.org
NAPRA National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.napra.org
NAPSA National Adult Protective Services Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAPSI National Association of Professional Standards in Industry H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NAPT National Association for Poetry Therapy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.poetrytherapy.org
NAPT National Association for Pupil Transportation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.napt.org
NAPVI National Assoc. for Parents of Children w. Visual Impairments H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.napvi.org
NAPWA National Association of People With AIDS H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.napwa.org
NAR National Association of Realtors HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NARA U.S. National Archives and Records Administration U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://archives.gov/
Narcolepsy Narcolepsy Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.narcolepsynetwork.org
NARD National Association of Retail Druggists (now NCPA) H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. Mgt. www.ncpanet.org 1898 24,000
NAREB National Association of Real Estate Brokers HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NARF National Association for Rehabilitation Facilities H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NARHM National Association for Rural Mental Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.narhm.org
NARIC National Rehabilitation Information Center (NIDRR & ADA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NARMS National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System - CDC HHS System Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/narms
NARSD National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia & Depression H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.narsad.org
NAS National Academy of Sciences (ref. IOM, NRC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Lincoln 1863
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration U.S. Org. Fed. - NASA Mgt. www.nasa.gov
NASADAD National Association of State Alcohol & Drug Abuse Directors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NASBHC National Assembly on School-Based Health Care H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nasbhc.org
NASCIO National Association of State Chief Information Offices H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nascio.org
NASCSA National Assoc. of State Controlled Substances Authorities H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nascsa.org
NASDA National Association of State Departments of Agriculture H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nasda.org
NASHMPD National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NASIRE National Association of State Information Resource Executives H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nasire.org
NASMD National Association of State Medicaid Directors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nasmd.org
NASN National Association of School Nurses H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nasn.org
NAS-NRC National Academy of Sciences--National Research Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalacademies.org/nrc/
NASPE North American Society for Pacing & Electrophysiology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NASPHV National Assoc.of State & Public Health Veterinarians H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NASTAD National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nastad.org
NASUA National Association of State Units on Aging (AoA) H.I. Org. / HHS Priv. Mgt. www.nasua.org (56 agencies)
NASW National Association of Social Workers, Inc. (1955) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. socialworkers.org/register/default.asp
NATA National Asssociation of Trainers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nata.org
NATI National Association of Triads, Inc. H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt. www.nationaltriad.org
NATI Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.injectiontx.org
NATI / N.A.T.I. National Association for the Terminally Ill H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.terminallyill.org
NAVBO North American Vascular Biology Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.navbo.org
NAVH National Association for Visually Handicapped (1954) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.navh.org
NAWHO National Asian Women's Health Organization (1993) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nawho.org
NBA National Braille Association, Inc. (1945) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalbraille.org
NBC HIS National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.hearingnbc.org
NBCC National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (1982) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbcc.org
NBCCH National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NBCDCH National Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NBCDI National Black Child Development Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbcdi.org
NBCE National Board of Chiropractic Examiners H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbce.org
NBCF National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalbreastcancer.org
NBCH National Business Coalition on Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbch.org
NBCOT National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbcot.net
NBDC National Birth Defects Center (1984) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thegenesisfund.org/NBDC.php
NBDE National Board Dental Exam (ADA) H.I. Test Priv. Mgt.
NBDPS National Birth Defects Prevention Study (CDC) HHS Study Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/
NBHPP National Bioterrorism Hospital Prepardness Program HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://www.hrsa.gov/bioterrorism/
NBME National Board of Medical Examiners H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbme.org
NBMTLINK National Bone Marrow Transplant Link H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nbmtlink.org
NBP National Biomonitoring Program - DLS / NCEH / CDC HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/biomonitoring/
NBS National Bureau of Standards H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
NBSB National Biodefense Science Board - OMSPH / ASPR HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/omsph/nbsb/index.html
NBTF National Brain Tumor Foundation, Inc. (1981) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.braintumor.org
NCA Nurse Competence in Aging H.I. Program Nursing Mgt.
NCA National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCAB National Cancer Advisory Board - NCI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/ncab.htm
NCADD National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. ww.ncadd.org
Ncadd National Commission Against Drunk Driving H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. ww.ncadd.com
NCADI National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information-SAMHSA HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/
NCADI SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Info. HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/
NCAF National Community Action Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCAI National Congress of American Indians - IHS HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.ncai.org
NCAIANMHR Nat. Center for American Indian & Alaska Native Mental H.I. Org. Fed./Priv. Mgt. aianp.uchsc.edu/
NCAL National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncal.org
NCANDS National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System - ACF HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/systems
NCBA National Caucus and Center on Black Aged (1971) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.ncba-aged.org
NCBDDD National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/default.htm
NCBDDD Nat. Cntr. on Birth Defects & Developmental Disabilities- CoCHP HHS Org. - CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information(NLM/NIH) HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
NCC National Contact Center - GSA GSA Org. Fed. - GSA Mgt.
NCC National Certified Counselor (see NBCC) Professional Title Priv. Mgt. see NBCC
NCCA National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NOCA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.noca.org/ncca/
NCCAM National Center for Complimentary & Alternative Medicine - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nccam.nih.gov
NCCAM National Center for Complementary & Alternative Med. Clearinghouse HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nccam.nih.gov/clearinghouse
NCCANCH National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect Info. - ACF HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/
NCCAOM National Certification Commiss. for Acupuncture & Oriental Med H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCCC National Civilian Community Corps (see CNS, A) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cns.gov
NCCC National Chronic Care Consortium H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health - CDC HHS Org. -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/
NCCEV National Center for Children Exposed to Violence H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nccev.org
NCCIC National Child Care Information Center - ACF HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nccic.acf.hhs.gov/
NCCLS National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards H.I. Org. see CLSI Mgt.
NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCCNHR National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.nccnhr.org
NCCO National Coalition of Consumer Organizations (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Nat. Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
NCCPA National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nccpa.net
NCCRE National Center for Conflict Resolution Education H.I. Org. Priv. - DOJ Mgt. www.nccre.org (DOJ - OJJDP)
NCCS National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCCSI National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.unc.edu/depts/nccsi
NCD National Coverage Determination - CMS / DAB HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCDDR National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncddr.org ref. NIDRR , SEDL
NCEA National Center on Elder Abuse HHS Org.- AoA Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.elderabusecenter.org
NCEH National Center for Environmental Health - ATSDR / CCEHIP HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/
NCEMCH National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncemch.org
NCEP National Cholesterol Education Program - DARD / NIH HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncep/index.htm
NCFH National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncfh.org
NCFY National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth - FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.ncfy.com
NCH National Coalition for the Homeless (AoA ref.) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalhomeless.org
NCHE National Center for Homeless Education DOE Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.serve.org/nche
NCHHSTP National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs & TB - CCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/
NCHM National Center for Health Marketing - CCHIS / CDC HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/healthmarketing/
NCHP National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention VA Org. Fed. - VHA Mgt. www.prevention.va.gov/PREVENTION/
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics - CCHIS / CDC HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs
NCHSTP National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention - CDC HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/nchstp.html
NCI National Cancer Institute - NIH / HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cancer.gov
NCI Metathesaurus NCI Metathesaurus (Data Base) - EVS / NCI / NIH HHS Database Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://ncimeta.nci.nih.gov/MetaServlet/
NCI Thesaurus NCI Thesaurus (Data Base) - EVS / NCI / NIH HHS Database Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nciterms.nci.nih.gov/NCIBrowser
NCIC National Crime Information Center - FBI (1967) DOJ Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCICB NCI Center for Bioinformatics - NCI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/
NCI-CN National Cancer Institute - CancerNet - HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCID National Center for Infectious Diseases - CDC HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/
NCIPC National Center for Injury Prevention & Control - CCEHIP / CDC HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/
NCIRD National Cntr. for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases - CCID HHS Org.- CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines
NCLD National Center for Learning Disabilities H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncld.org
NCLEX National Council Licensure Exam. - (Nurses) H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NCLIS U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science U.S. Org. Fed. - NCLIS Mgt. www.nclis.gov
NCMEC National Center for Missing and Exploited Children H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.missingkids.com
NCMH National Committee on Mental Hygiene (now NMHA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nmha.org
NCMHD National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ncmhd.nih.gov/
NCMRR National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research HHS Org.- NIH Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nichd.nih.gov/about/ncmrr
NCN National Council of Nurses (old term - ) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCOA National Council on Aging (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncoa.org
NCoC National Conference on Citizenship Info. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCPA National Child Protection Act - 1993 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCPA National Community Pharmacists Association (NARD) H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. Mgt. www.ncpanet.org 24,000 - was NARD
NCPCA Prevent Child Abuse America (1972) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.preventchildabuse.org
NCPDCID Nat. Cntr. -Preparedness, Detection & Control - Infect. Diseases HHS Org. -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncpdcid/
NCPDP National Council of Prescription Drug Programs HHS / H.I. Program Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.ncpdp.org
NCPEA National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCPEP Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program - ACF HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCPHI National Center for Public Health Informatics - CCHIS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncphi/
NCPIE National Council on Patient Information and Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.talkaboutrx.org 1982 125 Org.'s
NCPPA National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity - IHS HHS Affiliate Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.ncppa.org
NCPTRC National Consumer Protection Technical Resource Center - AoA HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCPTSD National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder U.S. Org. Fed. - VA Mgt. www.ncptsd.va.gov
NCPTUP National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.teenpregnancy.org
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance (AHCA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. (NCQA)
NCRA National Cancer Registrars Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncrponline.org
NCRR National Center for Research Resources - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ncrr.nih.gov/
NCSA National Center for Statistics and Analysis - NHSTA U.S. Org. Fed. - DOT Mgt. www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/index.html
NCSACW National Center on Substance Abuse & Child Welfare - CSAT HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov
NCSAW National Survey of Child & Adolescent Well-Being - OPRE / ACF HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
NCSBCS National Conference of States on Building Codes & Standards HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NCSBN National Council of State Boards of Nursing H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NCSBS National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.dontshake.com
NCSC National Council of Senior Citizens H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NCSC National Certified School Counselor (see NBCC) Professional Title Priv. Mgt. see NBCC
NCSDR National Center on Sleep Disorder Research - NHLBI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncsdr/index.htm
NCSN Certified by National Board for Certification of School Nurses Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NCST National Center for Senior Transportation (N4A) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.seniortransportation.net 2007
NCTIC National Center for Trauma-Informed Care - CMHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/nctic/
NCTMB Certified- Nat. Cert. Board - Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NCTR National Center for Toxicological Research - FDA HHS Org.- FDA Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.fda.gov/nctr/
NCTSN National Child Traumatic Stress Network - CMHS / SAMHSA HHS Affiliate Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.nctsnet.org/nccts/
NCUA National Credit Union Administration (FFIEC) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
NCVC National Center for Victims of Crime H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ncvc.org
NCVHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics- HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NCZVED Nat.Cntr. for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne & Enteric Diseases -CCID HHS Org. -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nczved/
ND or N.D. Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NDA New Drug Application FDA / HHS HHS Number Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NDA New Drug Approval FDA / HHS HHS Procedure Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NDA National Dental Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.ndaonline.org
NDAF National Dental Association Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.ndaonline.org
NDC National Drug Code FDA / HHS HHS Standard Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/healthit/documents/chiinitiative
NDDG National Diabetes Data Group H.I. / HHS Data General Mgt.
NDDIC National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NDEP National Diabetes Education Program - NIH/CDC/+ H.I. Org. Fed ./ Priv. Mgt.
NDHA National Dental Hygienists' Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.ndhaonline.org
NDI National Death Index - NCHS / CCHIS / CDC HHS Report - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/ndi.htm
NDMA Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association (now CHPA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.chpa-info.org 1989
NDMDA National Depressive & Manic Depressive Assoc. (now DBSA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ndmda.org - now DBSA
NDMS National Disaster Medical System - OPEO / ASPR HHS System Fed. - HHS Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/ndms/index.html
NDNH National Directory of New Hires - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
NDQIA National Diabetes Quality Improvement Alliance H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationaldiabetesalliance.org
NDRF National Dysautonomia Research Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NDRI National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. 800-799-SAFE
NDSC National Down Syndrome Congress H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NDSS National Down Syndrome Society (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ndss.org
NDVH National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE HHS Affiliate Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ndvh.org
NEA National Eczema Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationaleczema.org
NECSRS National Electronic Child Support Resource System -OCSE/ ACF HHS System Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://ocse.acf.hhs.gov/necsrs
NEFA Narcotic Educational Foundation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cnoa.org/NEFA.htm
NEFAAA Northeast Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - PSA 4 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. Elder Helpline - Hard route
NEH National Endownment for the Humanities U.S. Agency Fed. Mgt. www.neh.gov
NEHA National Environmental Health Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.neha-nrpp.org
NEHEP National Eye Health Education Program - NEI / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nei.nih.gov/nehep/
NEI National Eye Institute - NIH / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nei.nih.gov
NEJM The New England Journal of Medicine. Med. Publication Priv. Mgt.
NEMA National Emergency Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nemaweb.org
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association (DICOM) HHS / H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nema.org
NEMB Notice of Exclusion from Medicare Benefits (CMS) HHS Term Fed ./ Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/11_FFSNEMB
NEMB HHA Notice of Exclusion from Medicare Benefits - HHA (CMS) HHS Term Fed ./ Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/11_FFSNEMB
NEMB SNF Notice of Exclusion from Medicare Benefits - SNF (CMS) HHS Term Fed ./ Priv. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/BNI/13_FFS%20
NEMSN National Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NET Non-Emergency Transportation Program (CTD) DOT Program St. Mgt.
NETC National Emergency Training Center (USFA, FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
NETSS National ElectronicTelecommunications System for Surveillance HHS System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/epo/dphsi/netss.htm
Neuropathy The Neuropathy Association, Inc. (1995) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.neuropathy.org
Neutrogena Neutrogena Corporation (Dermatologics) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.neutrogena.com 1930 J&J
NF Nursing Facility or Nursing home H.I. Facility - HHS Nursing Mgt.
NF National Formulary (ref. USP) H.I. Standard Fed. Mgt.
NFA National Fire Academy (USFA / DHS/ CERT) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt. www.usfa.dhs.gov
NFA No further action H.I. Term General Mgt.
NFB National Federation of the Blind H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFC National Finance Center HUD Ref. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
NFCA National Family Caregivers Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nfcacares.org
NFCSP National Family Caregivers Support Programs - AoA HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NFDH National Foundation of Dentistry For the Handicapped H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFED National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nfed.org
NFFE National Federation of Federal Employees HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NFFR National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFI Nursing Facility Intermediate H.I. Facility Nursing Mgt.
NFID National Foundation for Infectious Diseases H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFIRS National Fire Incident Reporting System (FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed./ St -DHS Mgt.
NFIVC National Federation of Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFLPN National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NFPA National Fire Protection Association CDC / EPA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NFS Nursing Facility Skilled H.I. Facility Nursing Mgt.
NGA National Governors Association H.I. Org. St. & Fed. Mgt.
NGA National Guardianship Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.guardianship.org
NGF National Guardianship Foundation (affl. NGA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. nationalguardianshipcertification.org
NGO Non-Governmental Organization H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
NH Nursing Home H.I. Facility Nursing Mgt.
NH&RA National Housing & Rehabilitation Association HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt. www.housingonline.com
NHA National Heart Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NHA Nursing Home Administrator Professional Title Nursing Mgt.
NHAAP National Heart Attack Alert Program - DARD / NIH HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/nhaap/index.htm
NHAMCS National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NCHS/CDC) HHS Rpt. -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/ahcd
NHBCUSAC National HBCU Substance Abuse Consortium HHS Affiliate Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.samhsa.gov/grants/2005/nofa
NHBPEP National High Blood Pressure Education Program - DARD/ NIH HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/nhbpep/index.htm
NHC National Health Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalhealthcouncil.org
NHCS National Health Care Survey(s) - NCHS / CDC HHS Survey -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhcs.htm
NHCU Nursing Home Care Units H.I. Term Nursing Mgt.
NHD Native Health Database H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
NHD Nursing Home Diversion H.I. Term Nursing Mgt.
NHDP National Hansen's Disease Program - BPHC / HRSA HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/hansens
NHDS National Hospital Discharge Survey - NCHS / CDC HHS Survey -CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major
NHF National Hydrocephalus Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NHF National Homeownership Foundation HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NHF National Hospice Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalhospicefoundation.org
NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.genome.gov/
NHHCIA Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. - HHS Mgt. bphc.hrsa.gov/programs/hawaiian.htm
NHHCS National Home & Hospice Care Survey (NCHS./ CDC) HHS Report Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhhcs.htm
NHHD Native Health History Database - IHS HHS Database Fed. - HHS Mgt. ihs.gov/generalweb/webapps/sitelink
NHI Native Hawaiian HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
NHIC National Heritage Insurance Company (ref. DME for CMS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NHIC National Health Information Center (See ODPHP) HHS System Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.health.gov/nhic/
NHIN National Health Information Network HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NHIS National Health Interview Survey - NCHS / CCHIS / CDC HHS Report - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
NHIS-D National Health Interview Survey-Disability Supplement HHS Report - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm
NHLBI National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute - NIH / HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
NHLBIINFO National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute Info. Center HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
NHM National Health Museum (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalhealthmuseum.org
NHMA National Hispanic Medical Asociation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nhmamd.org
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nhmrc.gov.au
NHO National Hospice Organization (now NHPCO) H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. Mgt. www.nho.org
NHPCO National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHC) H.I. Org. - ADA Priv. Mgt. www.nhpco.org
NHQI Nursing Home Quality Initiative - CMS HHS Program Fed./ Nursing Mgt.
NHRD Native Health Research Database - IHS HHS Database Fed. - HHS Mgt. ihs.gov/generalweb/webapps/sitelink
NHRIC National Health Related Items Code (CDRH/FDA) HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. National Health Related Items Code
NHS National Health Service (British) H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
NHSC National Health Service Corps - BHPr / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov/
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration U.S. Org. Fed. - DOT Mgt. www.nhtsa.dot.gov
NIA National Institute on Aging - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nia.nih.gov/
NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.niaaa.nih.gov
NIAID National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www3.niaid.nih.gov
NIAMS National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases HHS Org. - NIH Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.niams.nih.gov
NIBIB National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering- NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nibib.nih.gov/
NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt. Chronic Prostatitis Symptoms Index
NIC NIMS Integration Center (see NIMS & FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
NICA National Interfaith Coalition on Aging (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence H.I. Org. - Brit. Priv. Mgt. www.nice.org.uk
NICHCY National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nichd.nih.gov
NICHSR National Info. Center on Health Svcs Research - LO/ NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/nichsr.html
NICLC National Institute On Community-Based Long-Term Care (NCOA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NICOA National Indian Council on Aging, Inc. (AoA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.nicoa.org
NICR National Interstate Case Reconciliation - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Project Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
NICU Newborn or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Med. Facility Priv. Mgt. NICU Staff includes 31 members
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIH HHS Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nida.nih.gov
NIDCD National Institute on Deafness &Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD HHS Org. - NIH Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nidcd.nih.gov
NIDCR National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - Dental Mgt. www.nidcr.nih.gov
NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. www2.niddk.nih.gov/
NIDRA National Institute of Dental Research H.I. Org. Fed. - Dental Mgt. CMS
NIDRR National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research (ADA) Dept. of Education Fed. - ED Mgt.
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.niehs.nih.gov
NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nigms.nih.gov
NIH National Institutes of Health (20 Inst. & 7 Centers) -HHS HHS Agency Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nih.gov
NIH - CPSI NIH - Chronic Prostatitis Symptoms Index (BPH) HHS Agency Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nih.gov
NIHB National Indian Health Board - IHS HHS Affiliate Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nihb.org
NIHL Noise Induced Hearing Loss - NIOSH / CDC HHS Term Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nimh.nih.gov
NIMS National Incident Management System (ref. NIC) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ninds.nih.gov
NINR National Institute of Nursing Research - NIH HHS Org. Fed./ Nursing Mgt. www.ninr.nih.gov/
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health -CDC HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
NIP National Immunization Program (NCHS / CDC) HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. cdc.gov/vaccines/news/media.htm
NIPCO National Institute for Pharmacists Care Outcomes (see NCPA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. ncpanet.org 24,000 - was NARD
NIPP National Infrastructure Protection Plan - OPEO / ASPR HHS Plan Fed. - HHS Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/cip/index.html
NIPP National Infrastructure Protection Plan Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
NIS National Immunization Survey - NCHS / CCHIS / CDC HHS Report - CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nis/
NIS Nationwide Inpatient Sample - HCUP / CDOM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/nisoverview.jsp
NISC National Institute of Senior Centers (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NISH National Institute on Senior Housing (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Housing
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology (DOC) HHS/ DOC Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nist.gov
NKDEP National Kidney Disease Education Program (NIH) HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://nkdep.nih.gov/
NKL National Kidney Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.kidney.org
NKL-FL National Kidney Foundation - Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. Diab. hyperglycemic hyperosmolar coma
NKUDIC National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov
NLC National League of Cities HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NLCHP National Center on Homelessness & Poverty (AoA ref.) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nlchp.org
NLM National Library of Medicine - NIH / HHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/
NLN National League of Nursing H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NLP Neuro-linguistic Programming H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
NLTN National Laboratory Training Network - DLS / NCPDCID HHS Org. - CDC Fed. - HHS Mgt. wwwn.cdc.gov/nltn/default.aspx
NMA National Medical Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nmanet.org
NMAM NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods - CDC HHS Program Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/nmam/
NMD or N.M.D. Naturopathic Medical Doctor Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NMDS Nursing Management Minimum Data Set H.I. Term Nursing Mgt.
NME New Molecular Entity FDA / HHS HHS Term General Mgt.
NMF National Marfan Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.marfan.org
NMFS National Mortality Followback Survey(s) - (NCHS / CDC) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
NMHA National Mental Health Association (was NCMH) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nmha.org
NMHIC National Mental Health Information Center - SAMHSA HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/
NMIHS National Maternal & Infant Health Survey - (NCHS / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
NMRI Naval Medical Research Institute U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. part of the National Naval Medical Center
NMSS National Multiple Sclerosis Society (m. NHC) (MS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalmssociety.org
NN Neighborhood Networks HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
NN/LM National Network of Libraries of Medicine - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/nnlm.html
NND New and Nonofficial Drugs (former AMA Publication) H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt.
NNHS National Nursing Home Survey (NCHS./ CDC) HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nnhs.htm
NNO National Network Office - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/nno/nnohome.html
NNP Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
NNPHI National Network of Public Health Institutes (HHS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NOA Nature of Action (Code) (HHS) HHS Coding Fed. Mgt.
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.noaa.gov
NOAH New York OnLine Access to Health H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NOCA National Organization for Competency Assurance (ref. NCCA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.noca.org
NOF National Osteoporosis Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nof.org
NOFA Notice of Funding Availability HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
NOHIC National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse (NIH) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nidcr.nih.gov
NOI Notices of Instruction H.I. Term General Mgt.
NOMs National Performance Outcome Measures - SAMHSA HHS System Fed. Mgt. nationaloutcomemeasures.samhsa.gov/
NOPHG National Office of Public Health Genomics - CoCHP HHS Office - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/genomics/
NOPHN National Organization for Public Health Nursing H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. National Ombudsman Reporting System
NORA Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association International, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NORA National Occupational Research Agenda - NIOSH/ CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/
NORC Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities H.I. Term General Mgt.
NORD National Organization for Rare Disorders H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. z (888)628-6673
NORS National Ombudsman Reporting System - AoA / HHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/prof/agingnet/NAPIS/NORS/nors.asp
NOTA National Organ Transplantation Act of 1984 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.unos.org
Novartis Novartis Corporation (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.novartis.com (CIBA - Sandoz)
Novartis C. Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.novartis.com (CIBA - Sandoz)
Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk A/S (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA IA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.novonordisk-us.com 2,000
NOWEP National Older Worker Employment Partnership (NCOA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NP Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
NP/PA Nurse Practitioners / Physician Assistants H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NPA National PACE Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NPA National Perinatal Association. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalperinatal.org
NPA Notice of Proposed Amendment (Fed. Register & CFR) H.I. Law Term Fed. Mgt.
NPARC National Pension Assistance Resource Center (AoA) HHS Afilliate Priv. Mgt. pensionrights.org/about/nparc/paid.html
NPC National Pharmaceutical Council (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.npcnow.org 20+ pharm.org.
NP-C Nurse Practitioner, Certified Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
NPCR National Program of Cancer Registries - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/uscs/
NPDB National Practitioner Data Bank - BHPr / HRSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dqa/
NPF The National Pain Foundation (1998) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.NationalPainFoundation.org
NPF National Parkinson Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NPF National Psoriasis Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.psoriasis.org
NPhA National Pharmaceutical Association H.I. Org.+ Found. Priv. Mgt. www.npha.net 1947
NPHLI National Public Health Leadership Institute (ref. CDC) H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
NPHPSP National Public Health Performance Standards Prog. - OCPHP HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ocphp/nphpsp/
NPI National Provider Identifier (NPPES) - CMS HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
NPIC National Pesticide Information Center - OSU H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
NPIN National Prevention Information Network - CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/index.asp
NPL National Priorities List - ATSDR / CDC / EPA HHS / EPA List Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/gls_npl.html
NPN National Parent Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NPPES National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPI) HHS System Fed. Mgt.
NPR Notice of Parent Rights H.I. Term General Mgt.
NPR National Partnership for Reinventing Government HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NPR2 (formerly known as the National Performance Review ) HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
NPSF National Patient Safety Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.npsf.org
NPSG National Patient Safety Goals H.I. Standard Priv. Mgt. www.jointcommission.org
NPTA National Pharmacy Technician Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pharmacytechnician.org
NQC National Quality Center - DTTA / HAB / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.ihi.org/IHI/Topics/HIVAIDS/
NQF National Quality Forum H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NQMC National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (AHRQ) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
NRA National Rehabilitation Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nationalrehab.org
NRAA National Renal Administrators Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NRC National Respite Coalition H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NRC National Research Council (ref. IOM, NAS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. 1916
NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission U.S. Org. Fed. - NRC Mgt. www.nrc.gov
n-r-c National Research Center, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.n-r-c.com
NRCHMI National Resource Center on Homelessness & Mental Health HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov
NRCN National Resource Center on Nutrition, Phys. Activ. & Aging (AoA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. http://nutritionand aging.flu.edu
NREF Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (AANS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aans.org
NREMT National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Med. Org./Title Priv. Mgt.
NREMT-P National Registry of Emerg. Medical Technicians - Paramedic Med. Org./Title Priv. Mgt.
NREPP National Registry of Evidence-based Programs & Practices HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.nrepp.SAMHSA.gov
NRMLA National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NRMP National Resident Matching Program H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nrmp.org
NRP National Response Plan (see DHS, FEMA) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt.
NRRPT National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nrrpt.org
NRS Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy HUD System Fed. Mgt.
NRS National Runaway Switchboard - Youth (FYSB/ACF) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.1800runaway.org/
NRSA National Research Service Award - OEREP / AHRQ HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. ahcpr.gov/about/oerep/oerepmiss.htm
NRSB National Radon Safety Board H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nrsb.org
NRU Nurse Review Unit H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt.
NSA National Stroke Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NSA National Sheriffs' Association H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt.
NSABB National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity-OMSPH/aspr HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. hhs.gov/aspr/omsph/nbsb/index.html
NSAS National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery (NCHS./ CDC) HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsas.htm
NSC National Safety Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nsc.org
NSCIA National Spinal Cord Injury Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NSDA National Soft Drink Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt.
NSDUH National Survey on Drug Use and Health - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh.htm
NSF National Sleep Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sleepfoundation.org
NSF National Science Foundation (ref. FACCT) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NSFG National Survey of Family Growth NCHS / CCHIS /CDC HHS Survey -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg.htm
NSH National Society for Histotechnology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nsh.org
NSHDA National Household Survey on Drug Abuse - OAS HHS Survey Fed. Mgt. http://oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh.htm
NSIP Nutrition Services Incentive Program AoA - FDA HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. aoa.gov/eldfam/Nutrition/Nutrition.asp
NSNA National Student Nurses' Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nsna.org
NSPI National Suicide Prevention Initiative - CMHS / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/nspi/
NSRC National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center H.I. Org. Priv. / HRSA Mgt.
N-SSATS National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services- OAS HHS Survey Fed. Mgt. oas.samhsa.gov/dasis.htm#nssats2
NSSLHA National Student Speech Language Hearing Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NSSP National Strategy for Suicide Prevention - CMHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/nspi/
NSTDH (CDC National STD Hotline - ( see ASHA ) CDC HHS & H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. Non-specific interstitial pneumo. (NSIP)
NTCC National Training Center & Clearinghouse's - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/index.html
NTID National Technical Institute for the Deaf H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NTIS National Technical Information Service - AHRQ HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://ahrq.ntis.gov/default.aspx
NTO National Tenants Organization HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
NTP National Toxicology Program (see NIEHS - NIH) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. ntp-server.nies.nih.gov
NTPR National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry H.I. Program Priv. Mgt. Temple Univ., PA
NTRS National Therapeutic Recreation Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration U.S. Agency Fed. Mgt. www.nhtsa.dot.gov/
NTSAD National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board (DOT) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
NUCDF National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NVHRI National Voluntary Hospital Reporting Initiative HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
NVPO National Vaccine Program Office - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/nvpo/
NVSS National Vital Statistics System NCHS/CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
NWDA National Wholesale Drug Association (now HDMA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.nwda.org 1882 see HDMA
NWFAAA Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - PSA 1 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.nwflaaa.org pend.
NWHN National Womens Health Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
NWHRC National Women's Health Resource Center Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.healthywomen.com
NWS National Weather Service Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
NYVPRC National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center - ACF HHS Affliate Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.safeyouth.org
O Office - diagnostic or therapeutic (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. Mgt.
O.A.S.I.S. Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OA Office of the Administrator - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/08
OA Office of the Administrator - SAMHSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt.
OA Office of Deputy Asst. Sec. for Administration - ACF HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/orgs/charts/oa.htm
OA Overeaters Anonymous H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OAA Older Americans Act (1965 - 2006 (HR 6197)) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. / St. Mgt.
OAA Older Americans Act Programs H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
OAA Organic Acidemia Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OAC Obesity Action Coalition H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.obesityaction.org
OACSEP Older American Community Service Employment Program H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OACT Office of the Actuary - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/09
OAF/TANF Office of Family Assistance, Div. of Tribal TANF Management HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/dts/
OAG Office of the Attorney General H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
OAGM Office of Acquisition & Grants Management - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/10
OAM Office of Administrative Management - NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oam/index.htm
OaO Older Americans Act of 2003 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
OAPI Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- USA Mgt. www.otsuka.com
OAPP Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs - OPA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. opa.osophs.dhhs.gov/titlexx/oapp.html
OAR Office of AIDS Research - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nih.gov/od/oar/default.htm
OAR Office of Air and Radiation - EPA U.S. Org. Fed. - EPA Mgt. www.epa.gov/air/
OAS Office of Applied Studies - SAMSHA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.oas.samhsa.gov
OASB Old Age & Survivors Benefits CMS / AoA H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OASDHI Old Age Survivors, Disability & Health Insurance - CMS H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OASDI Old Age Survivors and Disability Insurance - CMS H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OASH Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health - CMS HHS Title Fed. Mgt.
OASI Old Age and Survivorship Insurance (SS) - CMS H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OASIS Outcome Assessment Information Set - AHCA / CMS HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/OASIS/
OASPE Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://aspe.hhs.gov/
OAT/HRSA Office for the Advancement of Telehealth HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. telehealth.hrsa.gov/
OB Obstetrician Med. Title Gynecologic Mgt. pregnancy, labor & puerpurium surgery
OB Over-the-road Bus (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
OB/GYN Obstetrics(cian) / Gynecology(gist) Med. Title Gynecologic Mgt. pregnancy, labor & puerpurium
OBIS Offender Based Information System (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt. Facility On-Line Survey
OBIS Office of Beneficiary Information Services - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/21
OBQI Outcome-Based Quality Improvement HHS Program General Mgt. CMS
OBR Office of Biostatistics Research - NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/obr/index.htm
OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act ' 81,'87,89,90 &' 93 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. CMS
OBSSR Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. obssr.od.nih.gov/
OC Office of the Commissioner - FDA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/oc/
OC Office of Communication - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OC Office of Communications - SAMHSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/
OC-(ATSDR) Office of Communication - ATSDR - CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/orgstruct.html
OCC Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (FFIEC) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
OCC Office of the Chief Counsel - FDA - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
OCCAM Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cancer.gov/cam
OCCS Office of Computer & Communications Systems - NLM / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/occs/occs.html
OCF Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (1986) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ocfoundation.org
OCF The Oral Cancer Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.oralcancerfoundation.org
OCG Office of the General Counsel - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
OCHP Office of Children’s Health Protection - EPA U.S. Org. Fed. - EPA Mgt. yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/
OCKT Office of Communications & Knowledge Transfer - AHRQ HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/iod/iodmiss.htm
OCN Oncology Certified Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
OCPHP Office of the Chief of Public Health Practice - CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ocphp/
OCPL Office of Communications & Public Liaison - NLM HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/ocpl/ocpl.html
OCPL Office of Communications and Public Liaison - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.nih.gov/icd/od/ocpl/
OCPS Office of Clinical and Preventive Services - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OCR Office for Civil Rights - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ocr/
OCRWM Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - DOE U.S. Org. Fed. - DOE Mgt. www.ocrwm.doe.gov
OCS Office of Community Services - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
OCSC Office of Citizen Services and Communications - GSA U.S. Org. Fed. - GSA Mgt. www.gsa.gov/Portal/
OCSE Office of Child Support Enforcement - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/
OCSO Office of the Chief Science Officer - CDC / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/science/
OCSQ Office of Clinical Standards & Quality - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/11
OCTGT Office of Cellular Tissue and Gene Therapies - NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
OD Office of the Director - (General Title) Professional Title General Mgt. General Title - no specific org.
OD Office on Disability - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/od/
OD - (AHRQ) Office of the Director - AHRQ - AHRQ HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/about/iod/iodmiss.htm
OD - (ATSDR) Office of the Director - ATSDR - CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/orgstruct.html
OD - (IHS) Immediate Office of the Director - IHS - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OD - (NHLBI) Office of the Director - NHLBI - NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/director/index.htm
OD - (NIH) Office of the Director - NIH - NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nih.gov/icd/od/index.htm
OD - (NLM) Office of the Director - NLM - NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. nlm.nih.gov/od/staff_directory.html
OD or O.D. Doctor of Optometry / Optometrist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
ODC Other Direct Cost (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder H.I. Term Psychiatric Mgt.
ODE Office of Device Evaluation (ref. CDRH / FDA) HHS Office Fed. Mgt. Office of Device Evaluation (ODE
ODEEO Office of Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
ODEP Office of Disability Employment Policy - DOL U.S. Org. Fed. - DOL Mgt. www.dol.gov/odep/
ODL Outpatient Diagnostic Laboratory H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
ODOC Office of Departmental Operations and Coordination HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
ODPD Office of Data & Program Development - MCHB / HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://mchb.hrsa.gov/about/odpd.htm
ODPHP Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion - OPHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/
ODS Office of Dietary Supplements - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/index.
Odyssey Odyssey Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.odysseypharm.com
OEA Office of External Affairs - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/12
OED Office of Economic Development HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
OEHE Office of Environmental Health & Engineering - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OEI Obesity Education Initiative - DARD / NHLBI / NIH HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/oei/index.htm
OEJ Office of Environmental Justice - EPA (1992) U.S. Org. Fed. - EPA Mgt. epa.gov/compliance/environmental
OEOCR Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OEOCR Office of Equal Opportunity & Civil Rights - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/13
OEPF Optometric Extension Program Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OER Office of Extramural Research - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htmgrantsinfo
OERC Outreach Evaluation Resource Center - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. http://nnlm.gov/evaluation/
OEREP Office of Extramural Research, Education & Priority Populations HHS Office Fed. Mgt.
OESS Office of E-Health Standards & Services - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/14
OFA Office of Family Assistance - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/
OFA Office of Finance and Accounting - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OFAM Office of Federal Assistance Management - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/ofam.htm
OFAS-(ATSDR) Office of Financial & Administrative Services - ATSDR / CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/orgstruct.html
OFCCP Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (U.S. DOL) DOL Org. Fed. Mgt.
OFHEO Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
OFM Office of Financial Management - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OFM Office of Financial Management - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/15
OFP Office of Family Planning - OPA / OSOPHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. ofp.htmlopa@osophs.dhhs.gov
OFR Office of the Federal Register H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
OFRD Office of Force Readiness & Deployment - USPHS / ASPR USPHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://oep.osophs.dhhs.gov/ccrf/
OFS Office of Financial Services - ACF HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofs
OGC Office of General Counsel - HUD HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
OGC Office of the General Counsel - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ogc
OGC Office of General Counsel, PHS, OS - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OGD Office of Generic Drugs - FDA / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt.
OGH Office of Global Health - NCEH / ATSDR / CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/globalhealth/
OGHA Office of Global Health Affairs - HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ogha/
OHAP Office of HIV/AIDS Policy - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ophs/ohap/
OHHLHC Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
OHI Oral Health Initiative H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
OHI Other Health Impairment Med. Term General Mgt.
OHIP Office of Health and Industry Programs - FDA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. Office of Health and Industry Programs
OHIT Office of Health Information Technology - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/healthit/frn091906.htm
OHRP Office of Human Research Protections - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ohrp/
OHS Office of Head Start - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/hsb/
OHS Office of Health and Safety - OHS / CDC HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ohs/
OHS Office of Health Services - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
OI Orthopedic Impairment Med. Term General Mgt.
OIF Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.oif.org
OIG Office of Inspector General - HHS / CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.oig.hhs.gov
OIHA Office of International Health Affairs - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OIR Office of Insurance Regulation H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
OIS Office of Information Services - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/16
OIT Office of Information Technology - HRSA - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/oit.htm
OIT Office of Information Technology - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OIVD Office of In Vitro Diagnostic Device Evaluation & Safety (FDA) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cdrh/oivd/
OL Office of Legislation - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OL Office of Legislation - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/13
OLAB Office of Legislative Affairs and Budget - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. acf.hhs.gov/programs/olab/index.html
OLAP Online Analytical Processing H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
OLC Office of Legal Counsel (U.S. Dept. of Justice) U.S. Org. Fed. - DOJ Mgt. www.usdoj.gov
OLE-DB Object Linking & Embedding - Data Base H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
OLR Office of Labor Relations HUD Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OM Offfice of Management - HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/om.htm
OMA Offfice of Management Assistance - NIH HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://oma.od.nih.gov/
OMAP Office of Management and Planning HUD Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OMB Office of Management & Budget - Fed. HUD / General Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OMB Cr A-102 Policies for Federal Dept.'s for internal controls HUD Policy Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OMB Cr A-76 Policies for Federal Dept.'s for inhouse work decision HUD Policy Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OMD Doctor of Oriental Medicine (ref. DOM) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. OMD - Oriental Medicine Doctor
OMH Office of Minority Health - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.omhrc.gov
OMHA Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals - HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/omha/
OMHAR Office of Multifamily Housing Assistance Restructuring HUD Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OMHD Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities - OSI /CDC HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/omhd/
OMHHD Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities - HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OMIM Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man - NLM / NIH HHS Database Genetics Mgt.
OMML Otsuka Maryland Medicinal Laboratories, Inc. H.I. Org - Resrch Priv. - Global Mgt. www.otsuka.com f. 1985
OMPP Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning - CMS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt.
OMS Organisation Mondiale de la Sante (French for WHO) U.N. Org International Mgt.
OMS Office of Management Services - IHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OMSHP Office of Medicine, Science and Public Health - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/omsph/
ONAP Office of Native American Programs HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
ONC Office of the National Coordinator for Health Info. Technology HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/healthit/onc/mission/
ONC Orthopaedic Nurse Certified Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
ONCHIT Office of the National Coordinator for Health Info. Technology HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
ONDCP Office of National Drug Control Policy HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
ONS Oncology Nursing Society Med. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.ons.org
OOM Office of Operations Management - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/17
OOSP Office of Outreach & Special Populations - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Office Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach.html
OP Outpatient H.I. Term General Mgt.
OP Office of Policy - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/18
OPA Office of Population Affairs - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://opa.osophs.dhhs.gov/
OPA Office of Public Affairs - ACF / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/opa/
OPA Official Planning Agency H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
OPA Orthopaedic Physician's Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
OPAC Office of Program Analysis & Coordination - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/about
OPA-C Orthopaedic Physician's Assistant-Certified Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Off-pump coronary artery bypass; OPCAB
OPART Office of Performance, Accountability, Resources &Technology HHS Office Fed. Mgt.
OPB Office of Boating Safety - USCG U.S. Org. Fed. - USCG Mgt. www.uscgboating.org
OPB Office of Policy and Budget, Fl Governor's Office H.I. Org. - St. St. - FL Mgt.
OPDA Organization of Program Directors Associations (CMSS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cmss.org
OPDC Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.otsuka.com f. 2007
OPE Office of Planning and Evaluation - HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/hrsad.htm
OPEO Office of Preparedness & Emergency Operations - HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/
OPHS Office of Public Health Support - IHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OPHS Office of Public Health and Science - ASH / HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ophs/
OPIIS Online Property Integrated Information Suite formerly NASS HUD System Fed. - HUD Mgt.
OPM Office of Personnel Management HUD / General Fed. Mgt. samhsa.gov/About/orgcharts/org_oppb.aspx
OPO Organ Procurement Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OPP Office of Preparedness Planning - OPEO / ASPR HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/planning
OPPAGA Office of Program Policy Analysis and Govt. Accountability H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
OPPB Office of Policy, Planning & Budget - SAMHSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. samhsa.gov/About/orgcharts/org_oppb.a
OPPD Office of Policy & Program Development - HAB / HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/adap/adap
OPPE-(ATSDR) Office of Policy, Planning & Evaluation - ATSDR / CDC HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/orgstruct.html
OPR Offfice of Performance Review - HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hrsa.gov/about/org/opr.htm
OPRE Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation - ACF HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre
OPS Office of Program Support - HAB / HRSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. //hab.hrsa.gov/about/offprosupp.htm
OPS Office of Program Services - SAMHSA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. samhsa.gov/About/orgcharts/org_ops
OPS Other-Personal-Services H.I. Term St. Mgt.
OPS Outpatient Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
OPSP Office of Policy and Strategic Planning - ASPR HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opsp/
OPTN Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network Data Sys-BHRD HHS Database Fed. - HHS Mgt. hrsa.gov/privacyact/sorn/09150055.htm
OPTN Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network (UNOS - HRSA) HHS Affiliate Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.optn.org www.unos.org
OR / O.R. operating room Med. Facility General Mgt.
ORA Office of Regulatory Affairs - FDA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.fda.gov/ora/
ORAP Office of Resource Access & Partnerships - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
ORC Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NCCNHR) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.nccnhr.org
ORDI Office of Research, Development & Information - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/19
OREF Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.oref.org
Organics Organics LLC (Pharmaceuticals - Solvay) (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.organicsllc-us.com
Organon Organon USA Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. organon-usa.com f.1923 13,000empl.
ORHP Office of Rural Health Policy - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov/
ORHP Office of Rural Health Policy - HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov/
ORI Office of Research Integrity - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://ori.dhhs.gov/
ORO Office of Regional Operations - ACF HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/oro
ORR Office of Refugee Resettlement - ACF (ref. RMHP) HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
ORS Orthopaedic Research Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ors.org
ORT Ombudsman Reporting Tool NORS / AoA HHS System Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/prof/agingnet/NAPIS/NORS/nors.asp
Ortho The American Orthopsychiatric Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.amerortho.org 1927
Ortho Biotech Ortho Biotech Products, L.P. (Pharm- J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.orthobiotech.com 1990 - JNJ
Ortho Derma Ortho Dermatological (Pharma. Derma.) (J&J) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.caringforyourskin.com JNJ
Ortho-Clinical Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (Pharm. Eq.- J&J)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.orthoclinical.com 1997 - JNJ
Ortho-McNeil Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (see J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.ortho-mcneil.com - JNJ
OrthoNeutrog OrthoNeutrogena (Div. Ortho-Mcneil / J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.orthoneutrogena.com - JNJ
ORTMH Office of Research Training & Minority Health - NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. nhlbi.nih.gov/about/omha/index.htm
ORYX medical performance meas. data system H.I. Database Priv. Mgt. www.jointcommission.org
OS Office of the Secretary of Health & Human Services HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/agencies/ios.html
OSA Optical Society of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
OSAP Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures H.I. Org. Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.osap.org
OSAPTA Orthopaedic Section American Physical Therapy Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.theagapecenter.com
OSCAR Facility On-Line Survey, Certification and Reporting System H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
OSDBU Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
OSE Office of Science and Epidemiology - BHRD / HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. Now DSP with HAB
OSEIP Office of Standards and Emerging Issues in Practice - OCPHP HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ocphp/oseip/index.htm
OSEL Office of Science & Engineering Laboratories (was OST) FDA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. Office of Science & Engineering Labs -FDA
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs HHS Office Fed. Mgt.
OSERS Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services Dept. of Educ. Fed. Mgt.
OSG Office of the Surgeon General - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.surgeongeneral.gov/
OSH Office on Smoking and Health - NCCDPHP / CoCHP HHS Office - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/tobacco/osh/index.htm
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.osha.gov
OSI Office of Strategy and Innovation - CDC / HHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/osi/
OSORA Office of Research, Development & Information - CMS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/20
OSP Office of Special Programs - HAB / HRSA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/adap/adap
OSS Optional State Supplement H.I. Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
OST Office of the Secretary of Transportation - DOT U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
OST Office of Science and Technology - NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ost/index.htm
OST Office of Science and Technology (now OSEL) FDA HHS Office Fed. Mgt. Office of Science and Technology (OSEL)
OT Occupational Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ost/index.htm
OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Association (ref. AAOS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ota.org
OTC OneTimeCost HHS Term General Mgt.
OTC over-the-counter (pharmaceuticals / medicines) (FDA) HHS Commodity General Mgt.
OTP Office of Tribal Programs - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OTS Office of Thrift Supervision (FFIEC) HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
OTSG Office of Tribal Self-Governance - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
Otsuka Otsuka America, Inc.(OAI) (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mgt. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.otsuka.com 1989
Otsuka Pharm. Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.(OAPI) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.otsuka.com 1989
Otsuka Resch. Otsuka Maryland Research Institute, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Res. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.otsuka.com 1989
OTTAD Office of Technology Transfer & Development - NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/tt/index.htm
OUIHP Office of Urban Indian Health Programs - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
OUP Office of University Partnerships HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
Ovation Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv .- Global Mgt. www.ovationpharma.com
OVR Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - SSA H.I. Org. St. / Fed. Mgt.
OWH Office of Women's Health - OSI / CDC / FDA HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cdc.gov/women/
OWH The Office on Women’s Health - OPHS / HHS HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.womanshealth.gov/owh/
OWR Office of Workforce Relations - OAM / NHLBI / NIH HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/owr/index.htm
P Physician's office (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
P & A Protection & Advocacy H.I. Term General Mgt.
P & T The Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pandtsociety.org 1999
P&G P Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- Global Mgt. www.pgpharma.com
PA Parents Anonymous, Inc. (1957) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.parentsanonymous.org/paIndex1.htm
PA Prior Authorization H.I. Term General Mgt.
PA or P.A. Physician Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PAC Post-acute Care Services (Medicare) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
PAC Pre-Admission Consultation H.I. Term General Mgt.
PAC Project Aids Care (Waiver) HHS Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
PAC Parent Advisory Council (drug regimen) H.I. Org. General Mgt.
PAC Professional Affairs Committee H.I. Org. General Mgt.
PAC Protocol Acronym H.I. Term General Mgt.
PA-C Physician Assistant - Certified Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PACE Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly - CMS HHS Program. Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/PACE/
PACE Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement Info. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PACHA Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS - OPHS / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.pacha.gov
PACS Performance Accountability & Communication System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PACT Physicians Adopting Computer Technology H.I. Program. Priv. Mgt.
PACTG Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (NIAID & NICHD) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. pactg.s-3.com
PAD Public Access Defibrillation (FDA program) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. Public Access Defibrillation program.
Paddock labs Paddock Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Generic) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv . Mgt. www.paddocklabs.com 1977
PAE Participating Administrative Entity HUD Org. Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
PAF Pacific American Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thepaf.org
PAF Patient Advocate Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.patientadvocate.org/index.php
PAGER Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.reflux.org
PAGET The Paget Foundation (bone disorders) (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.paget.org
PAHO Pan American Health Organization (WHO & AMRO) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.paho.org
PAID Pension Assistance Information Database (AoA) HHS Afilliate Priv. Mgt. www.pensionrights.org/about/nparc/paid.html
PAIMI Protection & Advocacy for Individuals w. Mental Illness Prog. HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs
PAIR Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights Program H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
PanCan Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (1999) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pancan.org
Pancreatica Pancreatica.org H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pancreatica.org
PANE The Patient Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Project H.I. Program. St. - FL Mgt.
PAOS Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.paos.org
Par Pharma Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Generic) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.parpharm.com
PARC PARC User Interface H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
Parent Projec Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy Research, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.parentprojectmd.org/ppmd/index.html
PARIS Public Assistance Reporting Information System - ACF HHS Project Fed. - St. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/paris/
Parke Davis Parke Davis, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Div. of Pfizer) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.pfizer.com
PAROLE Parole Commission - Florida H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
PART Program Assessment Reporting Tool - OE/AoA / OMB HHS Program Fed. Mgt. aoa.gov/about/results/OE-Update05312006.pdf
Part C & D Part C & D Actuarial Group - CMS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/31
PAS Pre-Admission Screening H.I. Term General Mgt.
PAS Professional Activity Study (ref. ICD-9) H.I. Term General Mgt.
PAS Program Accounting System (prior to HUDCAPS) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PASRR Pre-Admission Screening for Resident Review H.I. Procedure General Mgt.
PASS Plan for Achieving Self-Support H.I. Term General Mgt.
PASS Physical Inspection Assessment Subsystem HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PAST Personal Assistance H.I. Term General Mgt.
PATH Program for Appropriate Technology in Health H.I. Org. Priv.- Internat. Mgt. www.path.org
PATH Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness-cmhs HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.pathprogram.samhsa.gov
PATH The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing HUD Ref. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
PAVE Parents Active for Vision Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PB Pharmacopoeia Britannica Med. Standard Britain Mgt.
PBA Prevent Blindness America (m. NHC) was NSPB H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.preventblindness.org
PBCA Performance Based Contract Administrator HUD Title Fed. Mgt.
PBCH AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/news/pubsix.htm
PBH Produce for Better Health Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pbhfoundation.org
PBHR Payer Based Health Record H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
PBM Paper-based Manual(s) (ref. IOM) H.I. Term General Mgt. IOM = Internet-only manual
PBM Pharmaceutical Benefits Manager (ref. PCMA) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
PBMI Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pbmi.com 1995
PBP Performance Based Placement (Short-term job svcs.) H.I. Term General Mgt.
PBRNs Primary care practice-based research networks (CP3 / AHRQ) HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/research/pbrn/pbrninit.htm
PBS Project BioShield Act of 2004 - BARDA / ASPR H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/barda/bioshield
PBS Public Broadcasting System Gov't. Org. Fed.. Mgt.
PBS Positive Behavioral Supports H.I. Term General Mgt.
PC Phone Call H.I. Term General Mgt.
PCA Primary Care Association - BPHC / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/OSNP
PCA Personal Care Assistance H.I. Term General Mgt.
PCA Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging ( AoA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt.
PCA Primary Care Associations (ref. HRSA) HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt.
PCC Patient Care Component HHS Term St. / Fed. Mgt.
PCC Poison Control Center (61 in USA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PCCM Primary Care Case Management HHS Term General Mgt.
PCCN Progressive Care Certified Nurse (ref. AACN) Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
PCD Preventing Chronic Diseases - CDC / HHS HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/pcd/
PCDA Part C & D Actuarial Group - CMS HHS Group Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/31
PCF Prostate Cancer Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prostatecancerfoundation.org
PCHC Partnership for Clear Health Communication (2002) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.npsf.org/pchc/
PCI Project Concern International H.I. Org. Priv.- Internat. Mgt. www.projectconcern.org
PCID President's Committee for People w. Intellectual Disabilities-ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/orgs/charts/pcid.htm
PCIS Patient Care Information System Med. System General Mgt.
PCMA Pharmaceutical Care Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pcmanet.org
PCMA Professional Convention Management Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PCMR President's Committee on Mental Retardation HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
PCO Primary Care Ofices - BPHC / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/OSNP
PCOSA Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pcosupport.org
PCP Primary Care Physician Med. Title General Mgt.
PCPFS President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports - OPHS / HHS HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.fitness.gov
PCPID President's Committee for People w/ Intellectual Disabilities-ACF HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/pcpid/index.html
PCRD Prevention Communication Research Database (ref. ODPHP) HHS Database Fed. Mgt.
PCRI Prostate Cancer Research Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. prostate-cancer.org/index.html
PCSS Physician Clinical Support System - SAMHSA HHS System Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
PCT Patient Care Technician Med. Title General Mgt.
PD Position Description HUD / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
PD Postpartum Doula (ref. CD & CPD) (NONA & CAPPA) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
PD Property Disposition / Disposition of real property HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PD&R Office of Policy Development and Research - HUD HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
PDA Parenteral Drug Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pda.org 1946 10,000
PDAA Aging and Adult Services Program Office H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
PDAP Prescription Drug Assistance Program - CMS HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
PDBB Practitioner Data Banks Branch - BHPr / HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dqa/
PDD Pervasive Developmental Disorder Med. Condition General Mgt.
PDD/NOS Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified Med. Condition General Mgt.
PDF Paget's Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone & Related -- H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.paget.org -- Disorders
PDF Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Inc. (1957) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pdf.org
PDFA Partnership for a Drug-Free America (ref. RWJF) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.drugfreeamerica.org
PDHom Practitioner Diploma in Homeopathy (UK) Med. Title Priv. - Britain Mgt.
PDI Pediatric Quality Indicators (1 to 18) CDOM / AHRQ HHS Meas. General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/pdi_ov
PDL Preferred Drug List (ref. formulary) H.I. Term General Mgt.
PDMA Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1988 - CMS H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Public Law 100-293 April 12, 1988
PDP Prescription Drug Plan H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
PDP Product Development Protocols (ref. CDRH) (FDA) HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
PDQ National Cancer Institute Physician Data Query HHS Data Set Fed. Mgt.
PDRP Physician Data Restriction Program (see AMA) H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
PDS Proactive Disclosure Service - BHPr / HRSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dqa/
PDt Professional Dietitian (Canada) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PDUFA Prescription Drug User Fee Act of 1992 / 2002 (FDA) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Prescription Drug User Fee Act of 1992
PE Program Evaluation H.I. Term General Mgt.
Pedinol Pedinol Pharmacal, Inc. (Pharma. Podiatric/Pediatric) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.pedinol.com 1920
PedNSS Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/pednss/
PEI Private Enforcement Initiative grants HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
PEL Permissible Exposure Level - NIOSH / CDC HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
PEN pharmacy equivalent name Med. Term General Mgt. abbreviated name for a drug or combination
PEPC Patient & Family Education Codes for CRS Sys. - IHS HHS Codes Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/Health
PEPFAR President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief - CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/GAP/about.htm
PEPI Postmenopausal Estrogen / Progestin Interventions Med. Program Cardiovasc. Mgt.
PEPP Payment Error Prevention Program - See HPMP H.I. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
PEPPER Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report HHS Program Fed.- CMS Mgt.
PERM Payment Error Rate Measurement - CMS HHS Program Fed.- CMS Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/PERM/
PERS Personal Emergency Response System H.I. Term General Mgt.
PETS Persistent Effects of Treatment Studies - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Study Fed. Mgt. http://alt.samhsa.gov/pets/
PF Prostatitis Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prostatitis.org
PFAC Patient & Family Advisory Council (of NPSF) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PFCG Policy Formulation & Communications Group - IHS HHS Office Fed. Mgt. www.ihs.gov/PublicInfo/
PFF Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org
PFFS Private Fee for Service (ref. Medicare plan) H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
PFGMH Permanent Foundations Guide for Manufactured Housing HUD Standard Fed. Mgt.
Pfizer Pfizer Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (USA - 1849) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.pfizer.com 1849 100,000 empl.
Pfizer Cons. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.pfizer.com
PFLC Professional Fitness & Lifestyle Consultant (Canada) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
PFO Principal Federal Officer Emer. Operations Fed. Mgt.
PFR Partners for Recovery - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://pfr.samhsa.gov/
PFS Performance Funding System HUD System Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
PFSE Partnership for Food Safety Education - CDC link H.I. Org. Priv./Fed./St. Mgt. www.fightbac.org
PG Pharmacopeia Germanica Med. Standard German Mgt.
Ph pharmacopeia (see USP) Med. Publication General Mgt. drug manual
PH Physically Handicapped H.I. Term General Mgt.
Ph.G. Pharmacopoeia Germanica ( German Pharmacopoeia) Med. Standard German Mgt.
PHA Public Housing Agency(ies) HUD / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt. Housing
PHA Pulmonary Hypertension Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.PHAssociation.org
PHADA Public Housing Authority Directors' Association HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
Phar B Bachelor of Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Phar C Pharmaceutical Chemist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Phar G Graduate in Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Phar M Master of Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Phar(m) D Doctor of Pharmacy Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Pharm & Upjo Pharmacia & Upjohn (Pharmaceuticals - Div. of Pfizer) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.pfizer.com 1995
PharmCAS Pharmacy College Application Service (ref. AACP) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pharmcas.org
PharmWeb Pharm Web (internet pharm. info - ref. FIP) H.I. System Priv.- Internation. Mgt. www.pharmweb.net 1994
PHAS Public Housing Assessment System (under REAC) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PHCentral PHCentral H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phcentral.org
PHCP Public Health Practice Council - OCPHP / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ocphp/PHPCouncil
PhD / Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
PHDEP Public Housing Drug Enforcement Program (under PIH) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
PHDSC Public Health Data Standards Consortium (HHS) HHS / H.I. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. Public Health Data Standards Consortium
PHEE Partnerships for Home Energy Efficiency HUD / DOE / EPA Fed. Mgt.
PHEIC Public Health Emergency of International Concern - COGH /CDC HHS ref. - CDC Fed. Mgt.
PHEMC Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures - BARDA HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/barda/phemce/
PHEMCE Public Health Emerg. Med. Countermeasures Enterprise-BARDA HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/barda/phemce/
PHF Public Health Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phf.org
PhG Graduate in Pharmacy (Old term) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PHI Post-Polio Health International H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.post-polio.org
PHI Protected Health Information H.I. Term General Mgt.
PHIL Public Health Image Library - CDC HHS Library Fed. Mgt. http://phil.cdc.gov/Phil/home.asp
PHIN Public Health Information Network - CDC HHS Website Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/phin/
PHLIS Public Health Laboratory Information System - NCBI HHS Database St. / Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/phlisdata
PHMAP Public Housing Management Assessment Program (under PIH) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
PHO Physician Hospital Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Phoenix Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors (1977) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phoenix-society.org
PHP Php: Hypertext Preprocessor H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
PHP Prepaid Health Plan H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
PHPC Public Housing Primary Care - BPHC / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/phpc/
PHPC Public Health Practice Council - OCPHP / CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/ocphp/PHPCouncil
PHR Personal Health Record (ref. CMS, AHRQ & OPM) HHS Program Priv. / Fed. Mgt.
PhRMA Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phrma.org www.innovation.org
PhRMA AR PhRMA Associates: Researchers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phrma.org
PhRMA CRO PhRMA Associates: CROs H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phrma.org
PhRMA IA PhRMA International Associate H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phrma.org
PhRMA M. PhRMA Member H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.phrma.org
PHS Public Health Services Act (HHS-FDA-CDC) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
PHS U.S. Public Health Service - HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.usphs.gov
PHS Prison Health Services - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
PHSA Public Health Service Act - Title X H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
PHSIS Public Health System Impact Statement - SAMHSA HHS Document Fed. Mgt. www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2007/TI_07
phs-nurse U.S. Public Health Service Nursing U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. phs-nurse.org/phsnurse@phs-nurse.org
PHTH Physical Therapy H.I. Term General Mgt.
PHTN Public Health Training Network - CDC (1993) HHS Org. Fed.. Mgt. www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn/default.asp
PI Physically Impaired Med. Condition General Mgt.
PI Principal Investigator Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
PIC Policy Information Center - U.S. DHHS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. aspe.hhs.gov/pic/')">pic@hhs.gov
PIC Practice Improvement Collaboratives - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://csat.samhsa.gov/pic/index.html
PIC Private Industry Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PIC Public and Indian Housing Information Center (MTCS) HUD Data Sys. Fed. Mgt.
PID Project Initiation Document (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
PIE Prison Industries Enhancement Program Fed. Program Fed. Mgt.
PIG Program Integrity Group - CMS HHS Group Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/22
PIH Office of Public and Indian Housing HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
Pilot Dogs Pilot Dogs, Inc. (1950) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pilotdogs.org
PIPPDB Prevention Initiatives & Priority Programs Develop. Branch-cmhs HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs
PIRC Parent Information and Resource Center H.I. Term General Mgt. proximal isovelocity surface area (PISA
PJs Participating Jurisdictions (in HOME program) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
PKD Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pkdcure.org
PL-ADOS Pre-Linguistic Autism Diagnostic Schedule H.I. Term General Mgt.
PLEP Present Level of Educational Performance H.I. Term General Mgt.
PLWH People Living With HIV - HAB / HRSA HHS Term Fed. / St. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/tools/sourcebook.htm
PMA Premarket Approval (ref. CDRH) FDA HHS System Fed. Mgt.
PMA President's Management Agenda (AoA ref.) HHS Guide Fed. Mgt.
PMAC Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Assoc. of Canada (now Rx&D) H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.canadapharma.org
PMATF Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
PMC PubMed Central - NIH archive of biomed & life sciences - NLM HHS Database Fed. - NIH Mgt. www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/
PMI Private Mortgage Insurance HUD Ref. Priv. Mgt.
PMI President’s Malaria Initiative (multi-agency) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.fightingmalaria.gov
PMML Predictive Model Markup Language (XML based) H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
PMR Profoundly Mentally Retarded H.I. Term General Mgt.
PMR proportionate mortality ratio Med. Meas. General Mgt. death ratio from one cause to total death no.
PN Pratical Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
PNA Pituitary Network Association (1992) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pituitary.org
PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(NAS) H.I. Publication Priv. Mgt. www.pnas.org
PND Assoc. Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (ref. NAPNAP) Med. Title Nursing Mgt. www.napnap.org
PNSS Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/pednss/
PO Project Officer (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
POB Pediatric Oncology Branch - National Cancer Institute HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. home.ccr.cancer.gov/oncology/pediatric/
POC Plan of Care HHS Term General Mgt.
POC Point of Contact (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
POCs State Fire Points of Contact (USFA, DHS) Emer. Operations Fed./ St - DHS Mgt.
POD Partnership for Organ Donation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.transweb.org/partnership/index.html
POD pay on death (banking, legal & trust fund term) H.I. Term General Mgt.
POD's Points of Distribution Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
POE Point of Entry H.I. Term General Mgt.
POE Post Occupancy Evaluation H.I. Term General Mgt. Nursing Home
POFSG Premature Ovarian Failure Support Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pofsupport.org/index.htm
POHI Physically and Other Health Impaired H.I. Term General Mgt.
POI Proof of Income H.I. Term General Mgt.
Points ofLight Points of Light Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pointsoflight.org
Poison Law National Poison Prevention Week 1961 (P.L. 87-319) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. 1961 (P.L. 87-319)
Poison Prev. Poison Prevention Week Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.poisonprevention.org
POL Physician Office Laboratories H.I. Facility General Mgt.
POMP Performance Outcome Measurement Project - PART / AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/about/results/POMP-update.pdf
POMS Policy Operations Manuals H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
POP Procurement Opportunity Program (OSBDU) HUD / General Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
Popcouncil Population Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.popcouncil.org
POR Plan of Reduction (Meds reduction analysis) Med. Term General Mgt.
POR Problem Oriented Record (ref. SOAP) Med. Record General Mgt. patient care record focusing on immediate
POS Point-of-Service Providers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
POSA Purchase of Service Agreement H.I. Term General Mgt.
POSC Purchasing of Services Contracting H.I. Term St. / Priv. Mgt.
POSNA Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.posna.org (ref. AAOS)
PP Policy / Planning Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
PP Paraprofessional Professional Title General Mgt.
PP Private Pay H.I. Term General Mgt.
PPA Partnership for Prescription Assistance H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pparx.org
PPAG Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (The) H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.ppag.org
ppb parts per billion Med. Meas. General Mgt.
PPD Prescription Drug Plan H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PPEC Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (AHCA) H.I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
PPFA Planned Parenthood Federation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.plannedparenthood.org
PPI Patient Package Insert FDA / HHS Pharma. Term General Mgt.
PPIA Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.fsis.usda.gov
ppm parts per million Med. Meas. General Mgt.
PPMD Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.parentprojectmd.org
PPO Preferred Provider Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PPS Office of Planning and Policy Support - ASPE HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://aspe.hhs.gov/_/office_specific/pps.cfm
PPS Prospective Payment System - CMS Medicare HHS System Fed. Mgt.
PPTA Plasma Protein Therapeutic Association - OPHS HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.plasmatherapeutics.org
PQI Prevention Quality Indicators (1 to 16) CDOM / AHRQ HHS Meas. General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/pqi_ov
PQRI Physician Quality Reporting Initiative - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt.
PRAC Project Rental Assistance Contract HUD System Fed. Mgt.
PRAES Professional Regulatory, Administration & Enforcement System H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
PRAMS Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
PRB Population Reference Bureau H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prb.org
PRC Population Resource Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prcdc.org
PRC Privacy Rights Clearinghouse H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.privacyrights.org
Preeclampsia Preeclampsia Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.preeclampsia.org
PreemieCare PreemieCare H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.preemiecare.org
Prevent Partnership for Prevention (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.prevent.org
PRF Progeria Research Foundation, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.progeriaresearch.org
PRI Patient Review Instrument (Nursing form) H.I. Term Nursing Mgt.
PRI Polisher Research Institute (1960) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.abramsoncenter/PRI/ind
PRIDE National Parents Resource Institute for Drug Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PRIDE Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises St. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
Primary Care Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County (MD) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.primarycarecoalition.org
PRISMS Parents & Researchers Interested in Smith-Magenis Syndrome H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PRO Parkinson's Resource Organization (1990) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.parkinsonsresource.org
Procter &Gam Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- Global Mgt. www.pgpharma.com
PRODS Pathology Residency Directors Society (ref. OPDA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apcprods.org
Project Inform Project Inform (AIDS / HIV Info.) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.projectinform.org
Project PCOS Project PCOS H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.projectpcos.org/index.php
Proteus Proteus Syndrome Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.proteus-syndrome.org
PRPL Patient Recruitment & Public Liaison Office, Clinical Center/ NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. clinicalcenter.nih.gov/participate.shtmlprpl
PRS Performance Requirements Summary (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
PRT Pharmaceutical Roundtable (ref. AHA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.americanheart.org
PRWORA Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconcil Act- 1996 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
PS Protein Society H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.proteinsociety.org
PSA Planning and Service Area(s) - AoA / HHS HHS Term Fed. / St. Mgt. www.nasua.org/SUAMembers.cfm#tx
PSA Public Service Announcement H.I. Term General Mgt.
PSA Pharmaceutical Society of Australia H.I. Org. Priv. - Austalia Mgt. www.psa.org.au
PSC Program Support Center - HHS (1995) HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.psc.org
PSC Public Service Commission H.I. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
PSDS Psychiatric Service Dog Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.psychdog.org/index.html
PSEN Patient Safety Electronic Newsletter OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
PSGH CMS Policy Standards and Guidelines Handbook HHS System Fed. Mgt.
PSI Patient Safety Indicators (1 to 27) CDOM / AHRQ HHS Meas. General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/psi_ov
PSI Postpartum Support International H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.postpartum.net
PSI CHI The National Honor Society in Psychology Med. Org. Psychiatric Mgt. www.psichi.org
PSN Person with Special Needs Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
PSNZ Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc H.I. Org. Priv.-New Zeal Mgt. www.psnz.org.nz
PSO Provider Sponsored Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PSO Patient Safety Organization - See AHCA H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
PSRO Professional Standards Review Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. add - Social Security Amendments of 1972
PsyD Doctor of Psychology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PSYD Psychologist Med. Title General Mgt.
PT part time (employment terminology) H.I. Term General Mgt.
PT Physical Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PT Public Transportation (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
PTA Physical Therapist Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
PTCB Pharmacy Technician Certification Board H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ptcb.org
PTEC Pharmacy Technicians Educators Council H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://rxptec.org 1991
PTI Parent Training Information Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PTO Parent Teacher Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
PTR Post Technical Reviews HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
PubMed Medical data service of NLM from MEDLINE - NCBI / NLM HHS Database Fed. - NIH Mgt. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db
PUD Planned Unit Development (District) HUD Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
PulseNet National Molecular Subtyping Network for Foodborne Diseases HHS System Fed. / St. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/pulsenet
PUMA Public Use Microdata Area(s) (see ACS - Census Bureau) HUD / Census Fed. Mgt. www.census.gov/acs/
PUMS Public Use Microdata Sample(s) - ACS HUD / Census Fed. Mgt.
Purdue Fred. The Purdue Frederick Company (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.purduepharma.com
Purdue Labs The P. F. Laboratories, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.purduepharma.com
Purdue Pharm Purdue Pharmaceuticals L.P. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.purduepharma.com
Purdue Prod. Purdue Products L.P. (Hq. USA - 1991) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.purduepharma.com 1,200 empl.
Purdue Resch Purdue Pharma L.P. (Hq. USA ) H.I. Org. - Res. Priv. Mgt. www.purduepharma.com
PVA Paralyzed Veterans of America (1947) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pva.org
PWS Performance Work Statement (HHS Contracts) HHS / General Fed. Mgt.
PWSA Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (U.S.A.) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.pwsausa.org
PXE Int. PXE International, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv.- Internat. Mgt. www.pxe.org
PY Planning Year H.I. Term General Mgt.
PYD Positive Youth Development - FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/content/
QA Quality Assurance (or Assessment) (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAE Quality Assurance Evaluator (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAHB Quality Assurance Program Handbook (Carrier) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAI Quality Assessment Index (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAM Quality Assurance Monitoring (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAP Quality Assurance Program (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAR Quality Assurance Representative (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAS Quality Assurance Standards (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QAS Quality Assurance System (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QASP Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QATAP Quality Assurance Through Attributes Program H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QBE Query By Example (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QBL Qualified Bidders List (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QC Quality Control (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QC Quality Council (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QC Quarters of Coverage (SSA ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QCEM Quality Control Enforcement Mechanism (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QCM Quality Call Monitoring (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QCM Quality Care Monitoring (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QCP Quality Control Plan (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QCSW Qualified Clinical Social Worker Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
QDN Quality Deficiency Notice (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QDR Quality Deficiency Report (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QDWI Qualified Disabled & Working Individual (aka QWDI) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QHC Qualified health claim (U.S. FDA authorized) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QI Quality Indicator CDOM / AHRQ / CMS H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov
QI Qualifying Individual (Medicare - HHS) H.I. Term - Qual. St. & Fed. Mgt.
QI1. Qualifying Individual 1. (Medicare - HHS) H.I. Term - Qual. St. & Fed. Mgt.
QIES Quality Improvement Evaluation System (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QIMT Quality Indicators Mapping Tool CDOM / AHRQ HHS S/W General Mgt. www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/map
QIO Quality Improvement Organization (HHS ref.) H.I. Org. St. & Fed. Mgt.
QIP Quality Improvement Process (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QIP Quality Intervention Plan (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QIPRO Quality Improvement Professional Research Organization H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
QIS Qualifications Information Statement (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QISMC Quality Improvement System for Managed Care (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QIT Quality Improvement Team (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QIT Qualified Income Trust (Medicaid) H.I. Term - Qual. St. & Fed. Mgt.
QM Quality Management (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QMB Qualified Medical Beneficiary (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
QMCF Qualified Management Care Facility (HHS ref.) H.I. Faciility Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
QMHP Qualified Mental Health Professional (HHS ref.) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
QML Qualified Manufacturers List (HHS ref.) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QMMP Quality Measurement & Management Project H.I. Term - Qual. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
QMR Quality Management Review program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
QMRP Qualified Mental Retardation Professional Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
QMS Quality Management System(s) (ref. COLA) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QMS Quality Measurement System(s) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QNS Queen's Nursing Sister (of Queen's Institute of District Nursing Med. Title Priv. - Britain Mgt.
QO Qualification Officer Professional Title Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
QOC Quarterly Operational Cost H.I. Term General Mgt.
QPDA Questionable Premium Due Amount H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QPE Qualified Participating Entity HUD Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
QPL Qualified Products List H.I. Term General Mgt.
QPU Quarterly Provider Update CMS HHS Service Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/QuarterlyProvider
QR Quarterly Refund H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QR Quarterly Report H.I. Term General Mgt.
QRO Quality Review Organization H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QRS Quality Review Studies H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QSLA Quality Senior Living Awards H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
QSS Quality Systems & Software H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QST Quality Support Team H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QUEST Quality Assurance Expert System Testbed H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QUEST Quality Evaluation of Settlement H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QUGS Quality Utilization Generic Screens H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QuIC Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.quic.gov
QUICK Query Interstates Case for Kids - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Project Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
Quintiles Quintiles Transnational Corp. (PhRMA CRO) H.I. Org. - Svcs. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.quintiles.com
QW Quick Reference H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
QWDI Qualified Disabled & Working Individual (aka QDWI) H.I. Term - Qual. General Mgt.
R Residence (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
R.C.P. Royal College of Physicians H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RA Resident Assistant Med. Title General Mgt.
RA Risk Assessment H.I. Term General Mgt.
RA of 1973 Rehabilitation Act of 1973 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.access-board.gov/about/laws/rehab-
RAA of 1998 Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 (1973) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.access-board.gov/about/laws/rehab-
RAc Registered Acupuncturist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. RAc - Registered Acupuncturist
RAC Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (NIH Panel) HHS Org. General Mgt.
RAC Recovery Audit Contractors - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/RAC/
RAC Risk Assessment Consortium - (FDA, CDC, EPA, etc.) HHS/Fed. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.foodrisk.org/Risk_Assessment
RAC Rural Assistance Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.raconline.org
RAD Radiology Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RAF Residential Approval Form H.I. Term General Mgt.
RAI MDS Nursing Home Resident Assess. Instrument Minimum Data Set H.I. System St./ Nursing Mgt.
RAINN Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rainn.org
RAM Remaking American Medicine: Health Care for the 21st Century H.I. Org. Priv. - PBS Mgt. www.
RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
Ranbaxy Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (generic + brand) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.ranbaxyusa.com
RAPS Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.raps.org
RARCs Remittance Advice Remark Codes - CMS H.I. System Fed. Mgt.
RARE Rapid Assessment Response and Evaluation - HAB / HRSA HHS Term Fed. / St. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/special/evaluation2g.htm
RBA Room and Board Assistance H.I. Term General Mgt.
RC Renewable Communities HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
RC/EZ/EC Renewal community/empowerment zone/enterprise community HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
RCA Refugee Cash Assistance - ORR / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
RCAC Residential Care Apartment Complex H. I. Facility Priv. Mgt.
RCAP Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.indiana.edu/~aids/
RCC Rachel Carson Council, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www. no website
RCC Research Coordination Council - ASPE HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. http://aspe.hhs.gov/rcc/index.shtml
RCF Residential Care Facility H. I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
RCHSA Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
RCI Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rosalynncarter.org
RCIS Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RCM Royal College of Midwifes H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCMA Registered Certified Medical Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RCN Royal College of Midwifes H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCO Recovery Community Organization - SAMHSA HHS Affiliate Priv. Mgt. www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2007/TI_07
RCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCOP Royal College of Physicians H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCR Responsible Conduct of Research (see HHS) H.I. Term Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RCS Registered Cardiac Sonographer Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RCS or R.C.S. Royal College of Surgeons H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburg (ref. AAOM) H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RCSI Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. H.I. Org. Ireland Mgt.
RCSP Recovery Community Services Program - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Service Fed. / Priv. Mgt. http://rcsp.samhsa.gov/about/overview.htm
RCT Registered Care Technologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RD U.S. Rural Development agency U.S. Org / HUD ref. Fed. Mgt. Housing
RD or R.D. Registered Dietitian Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
RD, CSP Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
RD, CSR Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
RDA Registered Dental Assistant (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt. www.amt1.com
RDAEF Registered Dental Assistants in Extended Functions Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System HUD Data Sys. General Mgt.
RDC Research Data Center - NCHS / CCHIS / CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/r&d/rdc.htm
RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RDF Renal Dialysis Facility H. I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
RDH or R.D.H. Registered Dental Hygienist Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
RDHEF Registered Dental Hygienists in Extended Functions Med. Title Priv. - Dental Mgt.
RDN Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
RDt Registered Dietitian (Canada) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. Nutrition
re. regarding H.I. Term General Mgt.
REAC Real Estate Assessment Center HUD Org. Fed. Mgt.
REACH Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health 2010 - AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/publications
REACH Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health - NCCDPHP HHS Prog. - CDC Fed. Mgt. http://www.cdc.gov/reach/
REAP Resource Estimation & Allocation Process (under CFO) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
REC Regional Emergency Coordinator(s) - OPEO / ASPR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/regions/index.html
Reckitt Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv . Mgt. www.opioiddependence.com
Rehab Act The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Benckiser
REI Regular Education Initiative H.I. Term General Mgt.
REL Recommended Exposure Level - NIOSH / CDC HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
RELAX REgular LAnguage description for XML H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
Reliant Reliant Pharmaceuticals, LLC H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.reliantrx.com 1999
RELIEF Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
REMIC Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (under Ginnie Mae) HUD System Fed. Mgt.
REMS Real Estate Management System (under REAC) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
REO real estate owned (FHA default reference) HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
RERC Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NIDRR) Dept. of Education Fed. Mgt.
RERO Radiological Emergency Response Operations (Course) FEMA Course Fed. Mgt. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb
RES Residential Alcohol Program H.I. Term General Mgt.
RESOLVE Resolve - The National Infertility Association (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.resolve.org (ref. SART, ART)
RESPA Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 HUD / FHA Law Fed. Mgt.
RESPITE Respite Care - CMS H.I. Program. Fed. Mgt.
RF Rural Community Facilities - OCS / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
RF radio frequency (ablation) Equip. - System Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RFA Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. Pub. L. 96-354
RFB&D Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rfbd.org
RFC Request for Contract (or Comment) H.I. Term Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RFI Request for Information H.I. Term Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RFP Request for Proposal HHS / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RFPS Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow H.I. Org. Scotland Mgt.
RFQ Request for Quotation HUD / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RFS Request for Service H.I. Term General Mgt.
RG Registered Guardian (see NGF) Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
RGN Registered General Nurse (Scotland) Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RGO Residual Government Organization HHS / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RHA Regional Health Administrators - OPHS / HHS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ophs/rha/index.html
RHC Rural Health Center - CMS H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
RHED Rural Housing and Economic Development (CPD) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
RHHI Regional Home Health Intermediaries H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
RHIA Registered Health Information Administrator Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RHIIP Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
RHIO Regional Health Information Organization HHS / H.I. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
RHIT Registered Health Information Technician Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RHP Relocation Housing Payment HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
RHY Runaway & Homeless Youth Program (FYSB / ACF) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/content/
RHYMIS Runaway & Homeless Youth Mgt. Information System - FYSB HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://extranet.acf.hhs.gov/rhymis
RI Rehabilitation International H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rehab-international.org
RI - DOH Rhode Island Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - RI Mgt. www.health.ri.gov
RIA Regulatory impact analysis ($100 million or more in any 1 yr.) H.I. Analysis Fed. Mgt.
RIC Royal Institute of Chemistry H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RIC Rural Information Center - U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. ric.nal.usda.govric@nal.usda.gov
RID Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rid.org
RID Respondent or Reporter ID HUD Ref. Fed. Mgt.
RIF Reduction-in-Force HUD / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
RIMS II Regional Input-Output Modeling System (BEA, DOC) U.S. Sys. - DOC Fed. Mgt. www.bea.gov
RIN Regulatory Information Notice (re Federal Register) H.I. Law Term Fed. Mgt. ref. CFR
rINN recommended International Nonproprietary Name (INN, WHO) H.I. Standard Pharmaceutic Mgt. www.who.int/entity see WHO Chronicle
RIPHH Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RKT Registered Kinesiotherapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RLA Residential Living Allowance H.I. Term General Mgt.
RLD Reference Listed Drug FDA / HHS HHS Term General Mgt.
RLS Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rls.org/NETCOMMUNITY/
RLT Revocable Living Trust H.I. Term - Law Priv. Mgt.
RM Recovery / Mitigation Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
RMA Refugee Medical Assistance - ORR / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
RMA Registered Medical Assistant (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
RMHP Refugee Mental Health Program (SAMHSA/CMHS) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. ADA 1980
RMLs Regional Medical Libraries (8 regions) - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Org. - NIH Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/nno/nnlmlist2.html
RMMS Risk Management Monitoring System H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
RMS Radon Measurement Specialist (NRSB, RMS) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.nrsb.org
RMSB Resources Management & Services Branch - OPS / HAB/HRSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/about/offprosupp.htm
RMT Radon Measurement Technician (NRSB, RMS) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.nrsb.org
RN or R.N. Registered Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
RN/NP Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
RNA or R.N.A. Registered Nurse Anesthetist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
RNC or RN-C Registered Nurse Certified Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
RNCS Registered Nurse Clinical Specialist Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
RNFA Registered Nurse First Assistant Med. Title Nursing Mgt. Radionuclide ventriculography
RO Response Operations - OPEO / ASPR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations
Roche Roche Pharmaceuticals H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.rocheusa.com 1896
ROM Rough Order of Magnitude H.I. Term General Mgt.
ROSS Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
Ross Prod. Ross Products Division (Abbott - Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.abbott.com 1964
Roxane Roxane Laboratories, Inc. (Boehringer Ingelheim ) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.roxane.com
RPA Renal Physicians Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
RPA Registered Physician Assistant Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RPA-C Registered Physician Assistant - Certified Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RPB Research to Prevent Blindness H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rpbusa.org
RPCH Rural Primary Care Hospital H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
RPh or R.Ph. Registered Pharmacist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RPICC Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers (AHCA) H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt. HMO Statewide Provider and Subscriber
RPM Regulatory Procedures Manual (FDA - HHS) HHS Manual Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/ora/compliance_ref/rpm/
RPMS Resource and Patient Management System H.I. Term St. Mgt.
RPO radiation protection officer Med. Title General Mgt. radiation protection officer
RPPTL Real Property, Probate & Trust Law (Sect.- Fl Bar) H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt.
RPR Regional Parent Representative Professional Title General Mgt.
RPSGB Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain H.I. Org. Priv. - Britain Mgt. www.rpsgb.org.uk
RPT Registered Phlebotomy Technican (ref. AMT) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.amt1.com
RRA Registered Record Administrator Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
RRB U.S. Railroad Retirement Board U.S. Org. Fed. - RRB Mgt. www.rrb.gov
RRP Rental Rehabilitation Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
RRS Radon Remediation Specialist (NRSB, RMS) Med. Title Priv. Mgt. www.nrsb.org
RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RRTC Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (NIDRR - ADA) H.I. Agency Fed. Mgt.
RSA Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://rsa.dhs.dc.gov/
RSDSA Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rsds.org
RSF Renal Services Facility - CMS H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
RSHom Registered with the Society of Homeopaths (UK) Med. Title Priv. - Britain Mgt.
RSIG Refractive Surgery Interest Group (see ISRS/AAO) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.isrs.org
RSM Royal Society of Medicine H.I. Org. Britain Mgt. www.roysocmed.ac.uk
RSNA Radiological Society of North America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rsna.org/Orgs/index.cfm
RSRF Rett Syndrome Research Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rsrf.org
RSS Really Simple Syndication - XML Internet browser News Link General Mgt.
RSTMH Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene H.I. Org. Britain Mgt.
RSVP Retired Senior Volunteer Program H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
RT Radiation Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RT Recreation Therapist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
RTC Research & Training Center on Family Supt. & Children's Mental H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rtc.pdx.edu
RTS Parent Rubinstein-Taybi Parent Group H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.rubinstein-taybi.org
RVS Registered Vascular Specialist Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RVT Registered Vascular Technologist Med. Title Cardiovasc. Mgt.
RW Relative Weight (weight relative to DRG resources) H.I. Term General Mgt.
RWIS Florida Road Weather Information System Emer. Operations St. - FL Mgt.
RWJF Robert Woods Johnson Foundation (AoA / IHS) H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.rwjf.org www.rwjf.org/index.jsp
Rx Assist Rx Assist (Pharma access info.center - see VIH) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.rxassist.org
Rx&D Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (PMAC) H.I. Org. Priv.-Canadian Mgt. www.canadapharma.org 20,000
RYT Registered Yoga Teacher; Yoga Alliance Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
S Senior Companion Program - National Service Corps H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
S&E salaries and expenses appropriation HUD System Fed. Mgt.
S.G.O. Surgeon General's Office H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
S/P Severe/Profound H.I. Term General Mgt.
S/S Signs and Symptoms H.I. Term General Mgt.
S/W Software (Computer programs) H.I. Term General Mgt.
SA Sexaholics Anonymous H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sa.org
SAA Spondylitis Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.spondylitis.org
SAAC Society of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aapd-saac.org
SAB Scientific Advisory Board H.I. Org. General Mgt.
SABER Statistical Analysis Battery for Epidemiological Research -CDC HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nceh/publications/saber
SAC Special Applications Center HUD HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
SACME Society for Academic Continuing Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sacme.org
SACWIS Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System - ACF HHS Program Fed. / St. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/systems
SADD Students Against Destructive Decisions (1981) H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.sadd.org
SADS Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation (1991) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sads.org
SAFE sexual assault forensic examiner (N.Y.) Med. Title St. Mgt.
SAFE KIDS Safe Kids Worldwide H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.safekids.org
Safe Sitter Safe Sitter H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.safesitter.org
Safer Child Safer Child, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.saferchild.org
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act DOT Law 2005 Fed. Mgt. LU - A Legacy for Users
SafeUSA SafeUSA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.safeusa.edc.org/index.htm
SAFP Society of Air Force Pharmacy U.S. Org. - AF Fed. Mgt. www.af-pharmacists.org
SAGE Strategic Advisory Group of Experts - WHO / CDC H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.who.int/immunization/sage/en
SAGE Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. OBRA '87 Nursing Homes 1994
SAID Society of American Indian Dentists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.aaip.org/about/said.htm
SAIL State Apartment Incentive Loan program - Florida HUD / State St. - FL Mgt.
SAM Society for Adolescent Medicine (1968) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.adolescenthealth.org
SAMA Site Appraisal and Market Analysis (HUD) HUD Program Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
SAMHDA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHSA) HHS Database Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.icpsr.umich.edu/SAMHDA/
SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.samhsa.gov
Sankyo Sankyo Pharma, Inc. (Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sankyopharma.com
Sanofi-aventis Sanofi-Aventis U.S. (Hq. France - 1971) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sanofi-aventis.us 16,000 emp.
Sanofi-pasteur Sanofi-Pasteur U.S. (Vaccines) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sanofipasteur.us
Sanofi-synth Sanofi-Synthelabo, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sanofi-synthelabous.com
SAPHA South Asian Public Health Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sapha.net
SAPRP Substance Abuse Policy Research Program (RWJF) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.saprp.org
SARA Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act - ATSDR / EPA H.I. Law-HHS/EPA Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/gls_npl.html
SART Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (r. ART) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sart.org
SAS SAS Institute, Inc. (was: "statistical analysis software") H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sas.com
SASD State Ambulatory Surgery Databases - HCUP / CDOM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/sasdoverview.jsp
SAT Standardized Achievement Test H.I. Term General Mgt.
Save Babies Save Babies Through Screening Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.savebabies.org
SB Senate Bill H.I. Term St. Mgt.
SB:4 Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition Med. Manual General Mgt.
SBA U.S. Small Business Administration HUD / General Fed. Mgt. www.sba.gov
SBAA Spina Bifida Association of America (1973) (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sbaa.org
SBAT School Based Assistance Team H.I. Term General Mgt.
SBI Screening and Brief Intervention - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Service Fed. Mgt. http://sbirt.samhsa.gov/providers.htm
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research - OEREP / AHRQ HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.ahcpr.gov/about/oerep/oerepmiss.htm
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral & Treatment - CSAT HHS Service Fed. Mgt. http://sbirt.samhsa.gov/
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
SC Service Center HHS / General Fed. / St. Mgt.
SCA&I Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
SCCM Society of Critical Care Medicine H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sccm.org
ScD [L.] Scien´tiae Doc´tor - Doctor of Science Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
SCD Semantic Clinical Drug of RxNorm - NLM HHS / H.I. Std. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls
SCD Security Coding Device H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
SCD Senior Citizen Discount H.I. Term General Mgt.
SCD Surgeon's Certificate of Disability Med. Certificate Mgt. Mgt.
SCDA Academy of Dentistry for Persons w. Disabilities(Special Care) H.I. Org. Priv.- Dental Mgt. www.scdonline.org
SCDA Special Care Dentistry Association H.I. Org. Priv . - Dental Mgt. www.scdonline.org
SCDAA Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (1971) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sicklecelldisease.org
SCEH Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (1949) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sceh.us
Schering - PL Schering-Plough Corporation (Pharmaceut.)(PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv.- Global Mgt. www.scherring-plough.com 1971
SCHIP State Children's Health Insurance Program HHS Insurance St. Mgt.
SCHS State Center for Health Statistics (AHCA) H.I. Dept. St. - FL Mgt.
Schwarz Schwarz Pharma, Inc. (Div. of Schwarz Pharma AG) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.schwarzusa.com
SCIH Spinal Cord Injury Hotline - Maryland H.I. Org. St. Mgt.
SCInfo Sickle Cell Information Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.SCInfo.org
Scios Scios Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - J&J) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.sciosinc.com 2001 see J&J
SCIP Surgical Care Improvement Project (AHCA) H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
SCITECH Science Ref. Section, Science, Technology & Business Division U.S. Org. Fed. - L of C Mgt. www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/index.html
SCM State Certified Midwife Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
Scolio Assn Scoliosis Association, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.scoliosis-assoc.org
SCORE Service Corps of Retired Executives H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
Scripps Scripps Gerontology Center (1972) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.scripps.muohio.edu
SCS Spinal Cord Society (1978) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. members.aol.com/scsweb/
SCSEP Senior Community Service Employment Prog. (now OACSEP) H.I. Program Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.ncoa.org
SDB Society for Developmental Biology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sdbonline.org
SDFSC Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
SDI Selective Dissemination of Information HHS / General Fed. / St. Mgt.
SDNH State Directories of New Hires - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
SDP Office of Science and Data Policy - ASPE HHS Office Fed. - HHS Mgt. aspe.hhs.gov/_/office_specific/sdp.cfm
SE Special Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
SE Supported Employment H.I. Term General Mgt.
SEA State Education Agency H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
Searle - G.D. name retired - now Pfizer, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. Pfizer acquired in 2003 www.pfizer.com
SEBs Structural Engineering Bulletins (ref. TSP) HUD Document Fed. Mgt.
SEC U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.sec.gov
Section 8 Section 8 Housing - Programs & Vouchers HUD / State Fed. / St. Mgt. HUD
SED Serious Emotional Disturbance Med. Condition General Mgt.
SEDD State Emergency Department Databases- HCUP / CDOM/ AHRQ HHS Database Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/seddoverview.jsp
SEDS State Epidemiological Data System - SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.epidcc.samhsa.gov
SEE Senior Environmental Employment (see NCOA) H.I. Program General Mgt. www.ncoa.org
SEE Surgical Eye Expeditions International (1974) H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.seeintl.org
Seeing Eye Seeing Eye, Inc. (1929) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.seeingeye.org
SEFA Supported Employment Follow-Along H.I. Term General Mgt.
SEH Seriously Emotionally Handicapped Med. Condition General Mgt.
SELECT SQL command- data retrieval for rows of data in relational dbms HUD / General Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
SEMAP Section 8 Management Assessment Program HUD Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
SeniorNet SeniorNet H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.seniornet.org
SEOC Statewide Emergency Operations Center Emer. Operations St. - FL Mgt.
SEOW State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup - SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. multi - state
SEP simplified employee pension plan (ref. IRS, IRA) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
Sepracor Sepracor, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.sepracor.com 1984
SER SER - Jobs for Progress National, Inc. (Hispanic) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ser-national.org/about.html
Serono EMD Serono, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals- Merck Serono S.A.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.emdseronousa.com
SERT State Emergency Response Team Emer. Operations St. - FL Mgt.
SES Socioeconomic Status H.I. Term General Mgt.
SES Senior Executive Service - HUD HUD / General Fed. Mgt.
SESA State Employment Security Agencies - FPLS / OCSE / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
SETS Statistical Export & Tabulation System - NHCS / CDC HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/sets.htm
SEW State Epidemiological Workgroup - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. multi - state
SF Scleroderma Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.scleroderma.org
SF Standard Form (HHS Contracts) HHS / General General Mgt.
SFA Stuttering Foundation of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.stutteringhelp.org
SFAS Statement of Financial Accounting Standards H.I. Term General Mgt.
SFL Substantial Functional Limitation Med. Condition General Mgt.
SFN Society for Neuroscience H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sfn.org
SfS Sunshine for Seniors (DOEA-FL) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt.
SFY State Fiscal Year H.I. Term St. Mgt.
SGL Supervised Group Living / Group Home H.I. Term General Mgt.
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
SGNA Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sgna.org
SGO Society of Gynecologic Oncologists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sgo.org
SHA Sight and Hearing Association (ref. MEIR) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sightandhearing.org
SHARPS Sharps Injury Prevention Program - CDC H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
SHEA The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
SHHH Self Help for Hard of Hearing People H.I. Term General Mgt.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders H.I. Term St. Mgt.
Shionogi Shionogi USA, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.shionogiusa.com 2001
SHIP State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program HUD / State St. - FL Mgt. Housing
Shire US Shire US, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - UK home) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.shire.com 1986
SHP Supportive Housing Plan - HUD HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
SHRAC Statewide Human Rights Advocacy Committee (FL) H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
Shriners Shriners Hospitals for Children H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.shrinershq.org
Shwachman Shwachman-Diamond America (SDS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.shwachmandiamondamerica.org
Shy-Drager Shy-Drager Syndrome/Multiple System Atrophy Support Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
SI Sensory Integration H.I. Term General Mgt.
SIA Survivors of Incest Anonymous (1982) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.siawso.org
SIB Self Injurious Behavior H.I. Term General Mgt.
Sib. Sibling H.I. Term General Mgt.
SID State Inpatient Databases - HCUP / CDOM / AHRQ HHS Database Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/sidoverview.jsp
SIDP Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sidp.org 1990
Sidran Sidran Institute H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sidran.org
SIDS Network Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network, Inc. (1995) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. sids-network.org
SIECUS Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.siecus.org
SIG State Incentive Grants - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/grants/sig.aspx
Sigma Tau Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA IA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.sigmatau.com
SILP Semi-Independent Living Program H.I. Term General Mgt.
Simon Found. The Simon Foundation For Continence (1983) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.simonfoundation.org
SIP Stickler Involved People H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sticklers.org
SIR Society of Interventional Radiology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sirweb.org
SIREN Secure Integrated Response Emergency Notification (NIMS) HHS System Fed./St./Priv. Mgt.
SIS Division of Specialized Information Services - NLM / NIH HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/
SJR Senate Joint Resolution H.I. Term St. - FL Mgt.
SJS Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation (Julie Foundation) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.stevensjohnsonsyndrome.net
Skin Cancer Skin Cancer Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.skincancer.org
SKTCF The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation (2003) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.seankimerling.org
SKU stock keeping units (ref. HDMA) H.I. Commodity General Mgt. www.healthcaredistribution.org
SLAITS State & Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (NCHS) HHS Survey -CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/nchs/slaits.htm
SLB Society for Leukocyte Biology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.leukocytebiology.org
SLD Specific Learning Disability Med. Condition General Mgt.
SLD Supported Living Daily (Rate) H.I. Term General Mgt.
SLH Supported Living Hourly (Rate) H.I. Term General Mgt.
SLI State Line Item H.I. Term General Mgt.
SLI Specific language impairment Med. Condition Cerebral Mgt.
SLIMB Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary program HHS / St. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
SLM Sound Level Meter - NIOSH / CDC HHS Equip. Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
SLMB Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary program HHS / St. Program St. / Fed. Mgt.
SLOSH Sea Lake Overland Surge from Hurricane Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
SLP Speech Language Pathologist Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
SLP.D Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
SLR Sheltered Living Residence H.I. Term General Mgt.
SLRB Supervised Living Live-in Room and Board (R & B) H.I. Term General Mgt.
SLSB Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation (1995) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.slsb.org
SLT Speech Language Therapist Med. Title General Mgt.
SMC Special Monthly Compensation - DOD/VA Benefit H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
SMDP Sustainable Management Development Program - COGH / CDC HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/smdp/
SMH Screening for Mental Health, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.MentalHealthScreening.org
SMI Supplementary Medical Insurance (SS & Medicare) - CMS H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
SMMP Senior Medicare/Medicaid Patrol Project H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
SMP Senior Medicare Patrol - AoA / CMS HHS Project Fed. Mgt.
SNC Skilled Nursing Care H.I. Term Nursing Mgt.
SNE Society for Nutrition Education H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sne.org
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility H.I. Facility - HHS Nursing Mgt. CMS
SNM Society of Nuclear Medicine H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.snm.org
SNOMED CT Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms® (CAP) HHS / H.I. System Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.snomed.org (See NLM - NIH)
SNP Special Needs Plan (ref. Medicare plan) H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
SNPA Supplemental Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) H.I. Law Term Fed. Mgt. ref. Federal Register and CFR
SNPhA Student National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.npha.net 1972
SNS Strategic National Stockpile - CDC HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.bt.cdc.gov/stockpile/index.asp
SNT Special Needs Trust H.I. Term Priv. Mgt.
SOA Service Oriented Architecture H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
SOC Secretary’s Operations Center - OPEO / ASPR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations
SOC Share of Cost (Medicare) HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
SOF State Operated Facility H.I. Term General Mgt.
SOFT Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.trisomy.org
SOHN Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head­-Neck Nurses, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sohnnurse.com
Solvay Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com
Somerset Somerset Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Mylan & Watson sub.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.somersetpharm.com 1986
SOMMS State Outcome Measurement & Management System- SAMHSA HHS System Fed. Mgt. http://wwwdasis.samhsa.gov/dasis2
SOP Standard Operating Procedure HHS / General General Mgt.
SOP Street Outreach Program - RHY / FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
SOPP Standards of Practice Professional H.I. Term General Mgt.
SOW Statement of Work HHS / General General Mgt.
SOW Scope of Work (Medicare ref.) CMS / HHS H.I. Term General Mgt.
SP Service Provider HHS / General General Mgt.
SPAP State Pharmacy Assistance Program (ref. CMS) H.I. Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
Special Olympics Special Olympics (1968) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.specialolympics.org
SPED Special Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
SPF Strategic Prevention Framework (SAMHSA/ HHS) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
SPF Strategic Preventive Framework - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. //download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/csap/spfsig/
SPF SIG Strategic Preventive Framework State Incentive Grants - CSAP HHS Program Fed. Mgt. //download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/csap/spfsig/
SPGO Statewide Public Guardianship Office H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
Spinal Cord Spinal Cord Injury Information Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.spinalcord.uab.edu
SPMI Severe and Persistent Mental Illness H.I. Term General Mgt.
SPNS Special Projects of National Significance - HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/programs/spns/
SpNS Special Needs Shelter Emer. Operations St. / Fed. Mgt.
SPNS Special Projects of National Significance HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
SPOHNC Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.spohnc.org
SPP Security Program Plan H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
SPR State Program Report PART / AoA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.aoa.gov/prof/agingnet/NAPIS/SPR/SPR
SPRC Stanford Prevention Research Center H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. prevention.stanford.edu
SPRC Suicide Prevention Resource Center (ref. NSSP) HHS Program Priv. Mgt. www.sprc.org ref. CMHS
SPRY SPRY Foundation (Setting Priorities for Retirement Years) 1991 H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.spry.org
SPSAP HMO Statewide Provider and Subscriber Assistance Program H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
SPSMM Society for the Psychological Study of Men & Masculinity (APA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.apa.org/divisions/div51/
SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (Inc.) H.I. Data System Priv. Mgt.
SPTH Speech Therapy H.I. Term General Mgt.
SQL Structured (or System) Query Language HUD Data Sys. General Mgt. CMS
SR Service Rendered H.I. Term General Mgt.
SRA Senior Resource Alliance (AAA for Central Florida) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.seniorresourcealliance.org SRA
SRB Surveillance and Registries Branch - DHS / ATSDR HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DHS/index.html
SREI Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.socrei.org
SRF Scleroderma Research Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.srfcure.org/home/index.html
SRI Special Risk Insurance Fund (HUD/FHA) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
SRN State Registered Nurse (England & Wales) Med. Title Nursing Mgt.
SRO School Resource Officer Professional Title St. Mgt.
SRO Single-Room Occupancy - Section 221(d) program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
SROS Services Research Outcomes Study - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Study Fed. Mgt. http://oas.samhsa.gov/systems.htm#SROS
SRP Scientific Resources Program - NCPDCIP / CCID HHS Prog. - CDC Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncidod/srp/misc/about-srp.
SRS Scoliosis Research Society (1966) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://srs.org/
SRS Substance Registry System (EPA / HHS) HHS / EPA Sys. Fed. Mgt. www.epa.gov/srs/
SRS Summary Reporting System (FL Judicial Br. Cases) Gov't. System St. Mgt.
SRT Short-term Residential Treatment (beds) H.I. Term General Mgt.
SS Social Security H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
SS/HS Safe Schools / Healthy Students Initiative - CMHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/school
SSA Social Security Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
SSA U.S. Social Security Administration U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.ssa.gov or www.socialsecurity.gov
SSA State Survey Agency H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
SSAT Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (1960) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ssat.com
SSBG Social Services Block Grant - OCS / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs
SSCE Source Selection Evaluation Committee H.I. Term General Mgt.
SSCRA Veterans and Sailors Civil Relief Act of 1940 (IRS) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
SSDI Supplemental Security Disability Income (ref. SSA) H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
SSDP State Systems Development Program - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://csat.samhsa.gov/resources.aspx
SSEC Source Selection Evaluation Committee H.I. Org. Priv./St./Fed. Mgt. Veterans and Sailors Civil Relief Act of 1940 ("SSCRA
SSED Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (FDA) HHS Document Fed. Mgt.
SSES Synar Survey Estimation System - CSAP / SAMHSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/tobacco
SSF Shelf Stable Food (emergency item) H.I. Commodity General Mgt.
SSF Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation, Inc. (1983) (m. NHC) H.I. Org. - Inter. Priv. Mgt. www.sjogrens.org
SSH Short Stay Hospital H.I. Facility - HHS Priv. Mgt.
SSI Supplemental Security Income (ref. SSA) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
SSL Secure Sockets Layer H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
SSM Shelf Stable Meals (emergency item) H.I. Commodity General Mgt.
SSPP System Safety Program Plan H.I. Term Fed. / St. Mgt.
SSS Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation H.I. Org. - Inter. Priv. Mgt. www.shwachman-diamond.org
SSSA Sotos Syndrome Support Association (1988) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.well.com/user/sssa/
SST Student Study Team H.I. Term General Mgt.
ST Speech Therapy Med. Procedure General Mgt.
ST Stretcher (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
Stanford Cntr Stanford Center for Narcolepsy (1980's) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. med.stanford.edu/school/Psychiatry/narc--
STARS System for tracking computer-related assistance calls HUD System Fed. Mgt.
STCM Short Term Case Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
STED Summary Technical Document format - CDRH / FDA HHS Document Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/cdrh/sted/index.html
Stiefel Labs Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals - Derma.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.steifel.com 1847
STN ® Chem. technology database (see CAS & ACS) HHS Service General Mgt. www.cas.org see ACS
STO State Technology Office - Florida H.I. Agency St. Mgt.
STP Subcontracted Transportation Provider H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
STRMU Short-term Rent, Mortgage and Utility Assistance HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
STS Society of Thoracic Surgeons (1964) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sts.org
STS/AATS Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American Assoc.Thoracic Surgeons H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. .aoa.gov How_To_Find/Agencies/Agencies.asp
SUA Shape Up America! (1994) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.shapeup.org
SUA State Unit on Aging (57 in OAA) - AoA / HHS HHS Org. Fed. / St. Mgt. .aoa.gov How_To_Find/Agencies/Agencies.
SUA State Unit on Aging (57 in OAA) (in FL - DOEA) H.I. Org. Fed. / St. Mgt. 50 states & 7 U.S. territories
SUICIDE National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - SAMHSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
SVG W3C Scalable Vector Graphics H.I. Data System Priv./ St / Fed. Mgt.
SVMB Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.svmb.org
SVS Society for Vascular Surgery H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.vascularweb.org
SW Social Work H.I. Term General Mgt.
SWF Sturge-Weber Foundation (ref. SWS, PWS, KT) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.sturge-weber.com
SWHR Society for Women's Health Research (1990) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.womenshealthresearch.org
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats H.I. Term General Mgt.
T.A.R.S.A. Thrombocytopenia Absent Radius Syndrome Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
T.I. Transition Initiative H.I. Term General Mgt.
T1 Title I - Social Security Act (Grants for OldAge Assistanc. H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T10 Title X - Social Security Act (Aid to the Blind) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T14 Title XIV - Social Security Act (Aid to the Disabled) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T16 Title XVI - Social Security Act (SSI) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T18 Title XVIII - Social Security Act (Medicare) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T19 Title XIX - Social Security Act (Medicaid) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T2 Title II - Social Security Act (SS benefits) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T3 Older American Act Federal Fund for Social & Nutritional Svc. H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
T4 Title IV - Social Security Act (AFDC) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
TA Technical Assistance HUD / General General Mgt.
TA Terminologia Anatomica (anatomical nomenclature) Med. Standard General Mgt. anatomical nomenclature (old BNA)
TA of 1996 Telecommunications Act of 1996 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. access-board.gov/about/laws/telecomm.htm
TAC Technical Assistance Contract - DTTA / HAB / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/programs/TAProgram
TAC Technical Assistance Center (REAC Helpdesk) HUD Org. Fed. - HUD Mgt.
TAC Technical Advisory Committee H.I. Org. St. & Fed. Mgt.
TAG Tribal Affairs Group (ref. TTAG) - CMS HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/33_
TAG Technical Advisory (or Assistance) Group H.I. Org. St. & Fed. Mgt.
TAIS TSCA Assistance Information Service - NIH HHS Org. Fed. - HHS Mgt. www.health.gov/nhic/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm
Takeda Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.(PhRMA IA) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.tpna.com 1998 15,000 empl.
TAMRA Technical & Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families - HHS/HUD HHS/HUD Program Fed. / St. Mgt. 1996
TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Act - 1996 / 2005 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. / St. Mgt. 1996 & 2005
TAP Traditional Application Processing HUD System Fed. - HUD Mgt.
TAP Technical Advisory Panel H.I. Org. St. & Fed. Mgt.
TAP TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc. (Abbott /Takeda) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.tap.com 1977 3300 empl.
TAPA Technical Assistance & Policy Analysis Cntr. for Jail Diversion HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.gainscenter.samhsa.gov
TARC Troubled Agency Recovery Center - HUD HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
TARGET Tech. Assist. Resources, Guidance, Educ. & Training - DTTA HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.careacttarget.org (ref. DTTA)
Taro Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.tarousa.com 1988
TASH The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
TASS Tenant Assessment Subsystem HUD Program Fed. Mgt. Toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS
TAT Thematic Apperception Test Med. Test Psychiatric Mgt. projective test - subject tells a story based
TBA to be announced H.I. Term General Mgt.
TBRA Tenant-based Rental Assistance HUD Program Fed. / St. Mgt.
TBS to be scheduled H.I. Term General Mgt.
TCA Temporary Cash Asistance H.I. Term General Mgt.
TCA Technical Competency Area Med. Term Priv. Mgt.
TCAC Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee - CDC / IHS HHS Org. Priv. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/omhd/TCAC/AAC.html
TCC Technical Cooperation among Countries (PAHO/WHO) H.I. Program International Mgt.
TCD Traffic Control Devices - DOT H.I. Equip. Fed. / St. Mgt.
TCE Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program (IRS, VITA) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.irs.gov
TCGA The Cancer Genome Atlas - NCI / NIH HHS project Fed. Mgt. http://cancergenome.nih.gov/index.asp
TCP Transmission Control Protocol H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
TCP Tribal Consultation Policy - CDC / ATSDR / IHS HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/omh/TCP/PDFs/2006TCAC
TCSG The Center for Social Gerontology, Inc. (AoA ref.) HHS Affiliate Fed. Mgt. www.tcsg.org/law/oaa/reauth.htm
TCUP Tribal Colleges and Universities Program HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
TD Technical Diploma Professional Title Priv. Mgt.
TDC Total Development Cost - HUD HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
TDD Telecommunication Device for the Deaf H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
TDHE Tribally Designated Housing Entity - HUD HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
TDM Transportation Demand Management H.I. Program General Mgt.
TDOC Total Days of Care HHS Term Fed. Mgt.
TE Therapeutic Equivalence FDA / HHS HHS Standard Fed. Mgt.
TEA The Erythromelalgia Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. www.erythromelalgia.org
TEAPOTS Title Eight Automated Paperless Office Tracking System HUD System Fed. Mgt.
TEDS Treatment Episode Data Set - OAS / SAMHSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.oas.samhsa.gov/dasis.htm
TEFRA Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. Truth In Negotiations Act
TEHIP Toxicology & Environmental Health Program - SIS /NLM HHS Program Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro.html
TELL Training, Exercise and Lessons Learned - OPEO / ASPR HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/operations
TEPHNET Training Prog. in Epidemiology & Public Health Interventions Net HHS ref. - CDC Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.tephinet.org/
TEVA Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (Hq. Israel) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.teva.co.il +972-3-9267267
TFA Thyroid Foundation of America, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.allthyroid.org
TFL Tricare For Life Program Fed. Mgt.
TFP The Finance Project (1994) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.financeproject.org
Therakos THERAKOS, Inc. (Pharm. Systems - J&J ) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.therakos.com (Photopheresis)
Theravance Theravance, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (PhRMA AR) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv . Mgt. www.theravance.com 1996
Ther-Rx Ther-Rx Corporation (KV Pharmaceutical Co.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt. www.ther-rx.com 1999
THINK FIRST THINK FIRST Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thinkfirst.org
ThyCa ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.thyca.org
Tibotec Tibotec, Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) (J&JSub.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.tibotec.com
TIE Telemedicine Information Exchange (see TRC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://tie.telemed.org
TIE Treatment Improvement Exchange - CSAT / SAMHSA HHS Service Fed. Mgt. http://www.tie.samhsa.gov/
TIII Title III of the Older Americans Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
TILA Truth in Lending Act of 1968 HUD Law Fed. Mgt.
TIM Traffic Incident Management - Teams (FL DOT) St. Agency St. - FL Mgt.
TIN Taxpayer Identification Number (ref. ITIN, ATIN) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. Mgt. www.irs.gov
TINA Truth In Negotiations Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TIPP The Injury Prevention Program (AAP Program) H.I. Program Priv. Mgt.
TIS Teratogen and Prenatal Development Information Services H.I. System ST. - FL Mgt.
Title 1 1974 Title I - HCD Act of 1974 - CDBG H.I. Law - HUD Fed. Mgt.
Title I SSA - old age assistance & medical assistance H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title I 1937 Title I - National Housing Act of 1937 - FHA Insurance H.I. Law - HUD Fed. Mgt.
Title II SSA - Old age survivors & disability insurance benefit (OASDI) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title IV SSA - Grants for Aid to Families & Children (AFDC) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title V 1987 Title V - McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 Law HUD /HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title X SSA - State Grants for Aid to the Blind (AB) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XIV SSA - State Grants for perm. & total disability (DI) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XIX SSA - State Grants for medical assistance (Medicaid) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XVI SSA - State Grants for aged, blind & disabled & SSI H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XVIII SSA - Health Insurance (Medicare) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XX SSA - State operated home health care programs H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
Title XXI SSA - State Grants for Child Health Programs H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
TLC Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc. (see TTM) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.trich.org
TLF Transitional Living Facility (AHCA) H.I. Facility St. - FL Mgt.
TLI Targeted Lending Initiative (of Ginnie Mae) HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
TLP Transitional Living Program - RHY / FYSB / ACF HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
TLPI Tribal Law and Policy Institute (1997) see Tribal H.I. Org. - Law Priv. Mgt. www.tribal-institute.org
TMA The Myositis Association (1993) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.myositis.org
TMA Transverse Myelitis Association (1994) (ADEM) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.myelitis.org
TMG Technology Management Group H.I. Term Fed. Mgt.
TMP The Medicine Program H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.themedicineprogram.com
TMS Transportation Management Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
TNA Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (1990) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.tna-support.org
TNHP Teaching Nursing Home Program H.I. Program Nursing Mgt.
TOPS TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) (1948) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.tops.org
ToxFAQs FAQs on Contaminants Found at Hazardous Waste Sites HHS Publication Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaq.html
TOXLINE Toxicology Literature Online - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis
TOXMAP Toxic Chemical US e-Maps - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://toxmap.nlm.nih.gov/
TOXNET toxicology, haz. chemicals, environ. health, toxic releases NLM HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
ToxTown Toxic chemical & environ. health everywhere - SIS / NLM / NIH HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/
TPL Third Party Liability (Other Private Insurance) H.I. Term General Mgt.
TQM Total Quality Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
TRA Tax Reform Act of 1986 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TRA Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-34) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TRAC Center for Mental Health Services - SAMHSA HHS Org. Fed. Mgt.
TRAC Transition Resource Action Center (ref. ACF / SAMHSA) HHS Affiliate Priv./ ST / Fed. Mgt. www.traconline.org
TRACS Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
TRADE Training Resources and Data Exchange (NFA-USFA) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
TRAN Transportation H.I. Term General Mgt.
TRC Telemedicine Research Center (ref. TIE) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. trc.telemed.org/trcinfo@telemed.org
Tribal Affairs Tribal Affairs Group - CMS HHS Group Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/33
Tribal Court Tribal Court Clearinghouse (1997) see TLPI H.I. Website Priv. Mgt. www.tribal-institute.org/index.htm
TRICARE Health Care Program for Military Services DOD Program Fed. Mgt.
TRIO Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. - Inter. Mgt. http://trioweb.org
TRIP Translation of Research Into Practice Program HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
Triplet Conn. Triplet Connection H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.tripletconnection.org
TROOP true-out-of-pocket-costa (ref. Medicare Part D) H.I. Term General Mgt.
TS Transmittal Sheet HUD Ref. Fed. / General Mgt. 718-224-2999
TSA Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. (AAMC link) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.tsa-usa.org 1972
TSA Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (1974) (was NTSA) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.tsalliance.org
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act H.I. Law-HHS/EPA Fed. Mgt. www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tsca
TSDA Thoracic Surgery Directors Association (ref. STS) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://tsda.org/
TSG The Surgeon General Med. Title Fed. Mgt.
TSP Technical Suitability of Products HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
TSSUS Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (1987) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.turnersyndrome.org
TT Text Telephone H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
TTAG Tribal Technical Advisory Group (ref. TAG) - CMS HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSLeadership/33_
TTP Total Tenant Payment HUD Term Fed. Mgt.
TTT Train-the-Trainer (CERT training course) Emer. Operations Fed. / St. /Priv. Mgt.
TTY / TDD Teletypewriter & Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf Med. Equipment General Mgt.
TV Title V of the Older Americans Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TVII Title VII of the Older Americans Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
TVIP Testing, Validation & Implementation Plan H.I. Term General Mgt. Test
TWA Time Weighted Average - NIOSH / CDC HHS Standard General Mgt. www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/
TWWIIA Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. www.cms.hhs.gov/TWWIA/
TXX Title Twenty of the Older Americans Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
U&C Usual and Customary H.I. Term General Mgt.
U.S.C. United States Code H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/
U/I Unit of Issue H.I. Term General Mgt.
UA Unit & Analysis H.I. Term General Mgt.
UAC Unaccompanied Alien Children - ORR / ACF HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
UAMCDS Uniform Ambulatory Medical Care Data Set H.I. Term General Mgt.
UAP University Affiliated Program H.I. Program General Mgt.
UAT User Acceptance Testing H.I. Term General Mgt.
UB Uniform Bill H.I. Term General Mgt.
UB-92 Uniform Billing form 92 H.I. Term General Mgt.
UBIT Unrelated Business Income Tax H.I. Term General Mgt.
UC Utilization Control H.I. Term General Mgt. Utilization Control
UCAS Uniform Cost Accounting Standards H.I. Standard General Mgt. Uniform Cost Accounting Standards
UCB Pharma UCB Pharma, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.ucb-group.com 1928
UCC Uniform Commercial Code H.I. Standard General Mgt. Uniform Commercial Code
UCC User Communication & Control (System) H.I. System General Mgt. User Communication & Control
UCDS Uniform Clinical Data Set H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UCDSS UCD System H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UCF Universal Control Facility H.I. Facility General Mgt.
UCFT Uniform Claim Form Taskforce H.I. Org. General Mgt.
UCLA PH UCLA Department of Epidemiology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/
UCP United Cerebral Palsy Associations (1949) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ucp.org
UCPA United Cerebral Palsy Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ucp.org
UCPF United Cerebral Palsy of Florida H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
UCR Uniform Cost Report H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UCR Usual, Customary & Reasonable (Charges) H.I. Term General Mgt.
UCR/PACE Usual, Customary & Reasonable/Performance & Cost Efficiency H.I. Term General Mgt.
UCRD Uniform Cost Report Demonstration H.I. Term General Mgt.
UDAG Urban Development Action Grant - HUD HUD Program Fed. Mgt.
UDB Utilization Database H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UDC Universal Data Collection - CDC HHS Project Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hbd/surveillance
UDE User Defined Exit H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UDOH Utah Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - UT Mgt. www.health.state.ut.us
UDR Uniform Desk Review H.I. Term General Mgt.
UDS Uniform Data System - BPHC / HRSA HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://bphc.hrsa.gov/uds/
UE User Extract H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UFAS Uniform Federal Accessibility Standard (ADA) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
UFMS Unified Financial Management System - CMS HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.hhs.gov/ufms/
UGMT Users Group Management Terminal Equip. - General General Mgt.
UHCIA Uniform Health Care Information Act H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
UHDDS Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UHIN Utah Health Information Network H.I. Org. General Mgt.
UHIS Unbundling of Hospital Inpatient Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
UHMS Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
UHP Unbundling of Hospital Payment H.I. Term General Mgt.
UHP United Health Plan H.I. Program General Mgt.
UICC Union Internationale Contre Cancer H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt.
UID User Identification H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UL Underwriters Laboratory H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
UL User Language H.I. Term General Mgt.
ULF United Leukodystrophy Foundation (1982) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ulf.org (myelin study)
ULI Urban Land Institute Priv. Org. Priv. Mgt.
ULP Unfair Labor Practice H.I. Term General Mgt.
UMBI Utilization Management & Benefit Integrity H.I. Term General Mgt.
UMDF United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (1996) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.umdf.org
UMLS Unified Medical Language System - NLM HHS Standard Fed. Mgt. www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls
UMLS Metathes. UMLS Metathesaurus (Data Base) - EVS / NCI / NLM HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://ncimeta.nci.nih.gov/MetaServlet/
UMO Utilization Management Organization H.I. Org. General Mgt.
UMPC Union Management Partnership Council H.I. Org. General Mgt.
UMRA Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. Pub. L. No. 104-4.
UMs Use of Materials Bulletins (ref. TSP) HUD Document Fed. Mgt. Union Management Partnership Council
UMS Universal Measured Service H.I. Term General Mgt.
UMW United Mine Workers H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
UNAI Uniform Needs Assessment Instrument H.I. Term General Mgt.
UNCEFACT United Nations Centre for Facilitation of Procedures & Practices U.N. Org. International Mgt.
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development U.N. Org. International Mgt. www.unctad.org
UNEDIFACT United Nations Rules for Electronic Data Interchange for Admin. U.N. Standard International Mgt.
UNF United Nations Foundation U.N. Org. International Mgt. www.unfoundation.org/
UNIBILL Uniform Bill (Intermed. Submitted Files of Processed Medicare H.I. Term General Mgt. Files of Processed Medicare Provider Bills
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund H.I. Org. International Mgt. www.unicef.org
UNICEP Uniform Contractor Evaluation Program H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization H.I. Org. International Mgt. www.unido.org
UNII Unique Ingredient Identifier codes (SRS / FDA) HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.fda.gov/oc/datacouncil/SRS.htm
Unimed Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Solvay) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com
United Way United Way of America (1887) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.liveunited.org
UNOS United Network for Organ Sharing (see OPTN) H.I. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.unos.org (1968) - 1984
UPD Unilateral Price Determination H.I. Term General Mgt.
UPIA Uniform Prudent Investor Act H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
UPIN Universal Provider Identification Number H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UPL Upper Payment Limit - Medicaid H.I. Term General Mgt.
UPN Universal Product Number H.I. Term General Mgt.
UPPS Uninterruptible Premium Power Supply Equip. - General General Mgt.
UPS Uninterruptable Power Supply Equip. - General General Mgt.
UPS United Parcel Service H.I. Org. General Mgt.
Upsher-Smith Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.upsher-smith.com 1919
UPT User Proposal Team H.I. Org. General Mgt.
UR Upon Receipt H.I. Term General Mgt.
UR Utilization Review H.I. Program General Mgt.
URAC Utilization Review Accreditation Committee H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
URAP-CD Universities Rebuilding America Partnerships-Community Design HUD Program Fed. - HUD Mgt.
URC Utilization Review Committee H.I. Org. General Mgt.
URC Utilization Review Coordinator (Intermediary) Professional Title General Mgt. HCCA
URF User Request Form H.I. Term General Mgt.
URL Uniform Resource Locator H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
URO Utilization Review Organization H.I. Org. General Mgt.
URQ User Requirements H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
US User Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
Us Too Us Too International, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ustoo.org
Us Too Us Too International, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ustoo.org
US&R FEMA Urban Search and Rescue U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.fema.gov/emergency/usr/
USAC Universal Service Administrative Company H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.universalservice.org
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.usaid.gov
USAR Urban Search and Rescue Emer. Operations Fed. / St. Mgt.
USARC United States America Registration Committee H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
USBC Uniform State Bill Committee H.I. Term General Mgt.
USC United States Code U.S. Law Fed. Mgt.
USCA USC Annotated U.S. Law Fed. Mgt.
USCAP United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.uscap.org
USCCR U.S. Commission on Civil Rights U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.usccr.gov
USCIS U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services - see DHS U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.uscis.gov
USCM United States Conference of Mayors H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
USCS United States Cancer Statistics - CDC HHS Org. Fed. Mgt. http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/uscs/
USCS United States Code System U.S. System Fed. Mgt.
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture (aka DOA) U.S. Org. Fed.- USDA Mgt. www.usda.gov
USERID User Identification H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
USERRA Uniformed Services and Reemployment Rights Act (IRS) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
USFA United States Fire Administration - FEMA (DHS / NFA) Emer. Operations Fed. - DHS Mgt. www.usfa.fema.gov
USGAO United States Government Accountability Office U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.gao.gov
USGS U.S. Geological Survey - see DOI U.S. Org. Fed. - DOI Mgt. www.usgs.gov
USHIK United States Health Information Knowledgebase (HHS /AHRQ) HHS / H.I. System Fed. / Priv. Mgt. http://ushik.org/registry/x/
USIA United States Information Agency U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
USMLE United States Medical Licensing Examination H.I. Term General Mgt. www.usmle.org
USP United States Pharmacopoeia (Convention, Inc.) H.I. Standards Priv. - Global Mgt. www.usp.org 1820
USPCC United States Per Capita Cost H.I. Term General Mgt.
USPHS United States Public Health Service - HHS HHS Org. Fed. - USPHS Mgt. www.usphs.gov
USP-NF United States Pharmacopoeia - National Formulary H.I. Manual Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.usp.org 1820
USPS U.S. Postal Service U.S. Org. Priv. / Fed. Mgt. www.usps.com
USPSTF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (CP3 /AHRQ) HHS Org Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstfix.htm
USQ Utilization Status Query H.I. Term General Mgt.
USRDS United States Renal Data System HHS System Fed. - USPHS Mgt.
USTF Uniformed Services Treatment Facility H.I. Facility Fed. / Priv. Mgt.
USUHS Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences U.S. Org. Fed. - USUHS Mgt. www.usuhs.mil
UTC Uniform Trust Code H.I. Law Priv. Mgt.
UTL Unable To Locate H.I. Term General Mgt.
UTL Utilization Database application system code H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
UTS Unified Training System H.I. Program General Mgt.
UUHSC University Healthcare Hospitals and Clinics - Utah H.I. Org. St. - UT Mgt. uuhsc.utah.edu/
UW United Way of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. http://national.unitedway.org/
V & CS Vocational and Community Services H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
V & V Verification & Validation H.I. Term General Mgt.
V&V Verification & Validation H.I. Term General Mgt.
v. Versus - English from Latin H.I. Term General Mgt. v. (v.) [L.] ve´na (vein
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (see DVA) U.S. Org. Fed. - VA Mgt. www.va.gov
VADATS Veterans Administration Data Automatic Transmission System VA System General Mgt. www.va.gov
VAERS Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/od/science/iso/research
Valeant Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.valeant.com 1960 3,767 empl.
VAM Volume Allocation Manager Professional Title General Mgt. HCCA
VAN Value Added Network H.I. Program General Mgt.
VAR Value Added Reseller H.I. Term General Mgt. Value Added Reseller
Vasculitis Vasculitis Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.vasculitisfoundation.org
VAWA Violence Against Women Act of 1994 / 2000 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
VAX Value Added Exchange H.I. Term General Mgt.
VAX Voice Activated Exchange H.I. Term General Mgt.
VBA Veterans Benefits Administration - VA H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
VBA Visual Basic architecture H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
VBF Vascular Birthmarks Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.birthmark.org
VC Value Code H.I. Term General Mgt.
VC Voluntary Closing H.I. Term General Mgt.
VCA Voluntary Compliance Agreement - HUD HUD Document Fed. Mgt.
VCHPP Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.suckhoelavang.org/main.html
VCPR Visit Code Comparative Performance Report H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
VD VD Hotline - See NAH & NSTDH (ref. ASHA & NIDRR) Moved in 1985 Priv. Mgt.
VDATS Veterans Administration Data Automatic Transmission System VA System Fed. Mgt.
VDH Vermont Department of Health H.I. Agency St. - VT Mgt. http://healthvermont.gov/
VDH Virginia Department of Health H.I. Agency St. - VA Mgt. www.vdh.state.va.us
VDI Video and Discussion Intervention - HAB / HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/special/inspire.htm
VDRE Value Driven Reengineering H.I. Term General Mgt. Value Driven Reengineering
VE Vocational Education H.I. Term General Mgt.
VECP Value Engineering Change Proposal H.I. Term General Mgt.
VEDA Vestibular Disorders Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.vestibular.org
VERA Voluntary Early Retirement Act of 1993 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. Voluntary Early Retirement Act of 1993
VH Visually Handicapped H.I. Term General Mgt.
VHA Veterans Health Administration - VA H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt.
VHLFA VHL (Von Hippel-Lindau) Family Alliance H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.vhl.org
VICP Vaccine Injury Compensation Program - HRSA HHS Program Fed. Mgt. National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act
VICS Virtual Integrated Communications System HHS System Fed. Mgt. Virtual Integrated Communications System
VIH Volunteers in Health Care - NHIC / HHS H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. health.gov/nhic/Scripts/Entry.cfm?=HR3367
VINE Victim Information and Notification Everyday - FL DOC H.I. Program St. Mgt.
VIP Voucher Insurance Plan H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
VIPS Viable Information Processing Systems HHS System General Mgt.
VIS Vaccine Information Statements - CDC HHS Report Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.htm
VISI Vaccine Identification Standards Initiative (NIP/CDC) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/default.htm
VISION Vital Information System to Improve Outcomes in Nephrology HHS System General Mgt.
VISTA Volunteers in Service to America (see A, CNS) H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.cns.gov
Vistakon Vistakon Pharmaceuticals, LLC - (J&J Div.) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.jnjvision.com 1988 see J&J
VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (IRS, TCE) H.I. Term - IRS Fed. / Priv. Mgt. 1-800-906-9887 www.irs.gov
Vivus Vivus, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.vivus.com 1991
VLSI Very Large Scale Integration HHS System General Mgt.
VLTP Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (FWAP - FDA) HHS Program Fed. Mgt.
VMD Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Med. Title Priv. Mgt.
VMS Viable (or VIPS) Medicare Systems HHS System General Mgt. Viable Medicare Systems
VMS Virtual Multiple Storage H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VMX Voice Message Exchange H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VN Vegetarian Nutrition H.I. Term General Mgt.
VNAA Visiting Nurses Association of America H.I. Org. Priv. -Nursing Mgt. www.vnaa.org
VNR Video News Release OCKT / AHRQ HHS / General Fed. / St./ Priv. Mgt.
VOAD Volunteer Operations After Disaster H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt.
VOC Volatile Organic Compound DLS / NCEH / CDC HHS Standard General Mgt.
VOICES Voices for America's Children H.I. Org. Nursing Mgt. www.voicesforamericaschildren.org
VOLSER Volume Serial Number H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VOS Virtual Operating System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VOWA Violence Against Women Act of 2005 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt.
VPAC Variable Premium Amount Collectable H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
VPD Vaccine Preventable Disease H.I. Term / HHS Fed. / General Mgt.
VPN Virtual Private Network H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VPS Volume Performance Standard H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
VPS VTAM Printer Support System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
VR Vocational Rehabilitation H.I. Term General Mgt.
VRA Veteran's Readjustment Appointment H.I. Term General Mgt.
VRA Vocational Rehabilitation Act (1920, 1973, 1998) H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. (Pub. L. 93-112) 1973
VRA Vocational Rehabilitation Association - UK H.I. Org. Priv. / Britain Mgt. vocationalrehabilitationassociation.org.uk
VRR Validation Readiness Review H.I. Term General Mgt.
VRU Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit Med. Facility / Eq. General Mgt.
vs. Versus - English from Latin H.I. Term General Mgt.
VSA Very Special Arts H.I. Term General Mgt.
VSAM Virtual Storage Access Method H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
VSCR Virtual Storage Constraint Relief H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
VT Private Volunteer Transport (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
VTAM Virtual Total Access Method H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
VWA View Work Area H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
W3C World Wide Web Consortium H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
WA Work Activity H.I. Term General Mgt.
WA Working Aged H.I. Term General Mgt.
WAC Work Activity Center H.I. Term General Mgt.
WAC Wholesale Acquisition Cost H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WAEPA Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.waepa.org
WAR Working Aged Recovery H.I. Term General Mgt.
Warner Warner Chilcott Laboratories, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.warnerchilcott.com
WASC Washington DC Area Service Center - OPM H.I. Facility General Mgt.
WAT Work Adjustment Training H.I. Program General Mgt.
WATS Wide Area Telephone Service H.I. System General Mgt.
Watson Labs Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.watsonpharm.com 1984
WBS Work Breakdown Structure (or Schedule) H.I. Term General Mgt.
WBT WebBased Training H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
WC Wheelchair (CTD Transport Code) H.I. Equip. General Mgt.
WC Workers Compensation H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WCE / WCEs Wind Certification Entity (ies) (see DFS) H.I. Org. St. - FL Mgt.
WCF Working Capital Fund H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WCFAAA West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. - PSA 6 H.I. Org. Priv. / St. Mgt. www.agingflorida.com (M. Kelly)
WCN Women's Cancer Network H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wcn.org
WDA Wilson's Disease Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wilsondisease.org 888-264-1450
WDH Wyoming Department of Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - WY Mgt. http://wdh.state.wy.us/main
WE Work Evaluation H.I. Term General Mgt.
WE MOVE Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
WEAL Women's Equity Action League H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ohiowomeninc.org/orgs/weal.html
WECO Western Consortium (Denver, San Francisco & Seattle HIROs) H.I. Term General Mgt. ??? no web data
WEDI Workgroup on Electronic Data Interchange H.I. Org. General Mgt.
WEL Women's Executive Leadership H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt.
WELCOA Wellness Councils of America H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.welcoa.org 402-872-3590
Wellspring Wellspring Pharmaceutical Corp. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.wellspringpharm.com 1999
WEP Windfall Elimination Provision H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WER Weekly Epidemiological Record H.I. Publication WHO Mgt. www.who.int/wer/en/
WERS Work Experience Reporting System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
WFE Weekly FrontEnd Bill & Payment Records Processing System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
WFME World Federation for Medical Education H.I. Org. Priv .- Internat. Mgt. www.iaomc.org/wfme.htm
WFP Workforce Planning Initiative H.I. Program General Mgt.
WG Workgroup H.I. Term General Mgt.
WHCCAMP White House Commiss. on Complemen. & Alternative Med. Policy U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.whccamp.hhs.gov 301-435-7592
WHCoA White House Conference on Aging (AoA / HHS) H.I. Org. Fed. / St. Mgt.
WHCRA Women's Health & Cancer Rights Act of 1998 H.I. Law - HHS Fed. Mgt. (P.L. 105-277)
WheelchairNet WheelchairNet H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.whellchairnet.org 412-586-6908
WHF Women's Heart Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.womansheartfoundation.org
WHF World Heart Federation H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt.
WHHO World Homecare and Hospice Organization HHS Affiliate Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.nahch.org/WHHO/WHHOmbr.html
WHI Women's Health Initiative - NHLBI (AHA & NIH) HHS Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/whi/index.html
WHIM Weekly Merge File of all HI Processed Transactions H.I. Term -Data General Mgt.
WHIP Write HI Printout (Format Printout Responses) (HDWHIP) H.I. Term -Data General Mgt.
White House White House U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.whitehouse.gov 202-456-1414
Whitehall Whitehall-Robins Labs. Inc. (now Wyeth - 2002) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.ahp.com www.wyeth.com
WHO World Health Organization - United Nations H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.who.int/en/
WHOSIS WHO Statistical Information System H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.who.int/whosis
WI Wage Index H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WIA Workforce Investment Act of 1998 - ETA / DOL / HHS H.I. Law - DOL Fed. Mgt. Public Law 105-220--Aug. 7 1998
WIC Western Integrity Center ("Program Safeguard Contractor") H.I. Org, Fed. / Priv. Mgt. http://training.dfmc.org/wic/
WIC Women, Infants & Children Supplemental Food Program (DOA) H.I. Program Fed.- USDA Mgt. www.ncjrs.gov/htm/ssfpw.htm
WIC Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Services Program (DOH) H.I. Program St. - FL Mgt. Program Safeguard Contractor
Wide Smiles Wide Smiles H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.widesmiles.org 209-942-2812
WIN Weight-Control Information Network - NIDDK / NIH H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
WIN / Vet When in Need (Vet. Asssist Program) - VA / HUD H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
WINDEX Widow (and Widowers) Indexing H.I. Term -Data General Mgt.
WIP Work in Progress H.I. Term -Data General Mgt.
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organisation H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.wipo.int
WIS Warehouse Inventory System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
WIS WWMCCS Information System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
WISE Women and Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (NHLBI) HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.nhlbi.nih.gov
WISER Wireless Info. System for Emergency Responders - SIS / NLM HHS Data Base Fed. - NIH Mgt. http://wiser.nlm.nih.gov/
WISER Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement - AoA HHS Afilliate Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.wiser.heinz.org
WISEWOMAN Well Integrated Screening & Evaluation for Women in Nation HHS Program Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/
WISQARS Web-based Injury Statistics Query & Reporting System - CDC HHS System Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars/default.htm
WITS Washington Interagency Telecommunications System U.S. System Fed. Mgt. www.gsa.gov
WIX Wage Index System H.I. Term -Finance General Mgt.
WJ Witness Justice H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.witnessjustice.org
WKFL Workflow (Customer Inquiry System) H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
WLA White Lung Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.whitelung.org 410-243-5864
WM Weight Management H.I. Term General Mgt.
WMA World Medical Association H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.wma.net/e/
WMTI Women's Management Training Initiative - HHS H.I. Program Fed. Mgt.
WNPSC Western Program Service Center - SSA H.I. Facility Fed. Mgt.
WOC Workplan Objective Code H.I. Term -Data General Mgt.
WOCN Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Med. Title Nursing Mgt. HCCA
WOCN Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wocn.org
Women First Women First Healthcare, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.womenfirst.com 1996
WONDER Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research - CDC HHS Database Fed. Mgt. http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help
WORKGP Work Group Membership Tracking System H.I. System -Data General Mgt.
working partners Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace H.I. Org. Fed. / Priv. Mgt. www.dol.gov/workingpartners
workplace The Workplace Helpline Center for Substance Abuse Prevention H.I. Org. Fed. Mgt. www.workplace.samhsa.gov
World ed World Education (1951) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.worlded.org
World Hunger World Hunger Education Service H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.worldhunger.org
WPA Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
WPA Works Progress Administration (1935 - 1943) U.S. Org. Fed. Mgt.
WPC Washington Publishing Company H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. Mgt.
WQA Water Quality Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wqa.org 800-749-0234
WS Waivered Services H.I. Term General Mgt.
WSA Well Spouse Association H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wellspouse.org
WSA Williams Syndrome Association, Inc. H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.williams-syndrome.org
WSF Women's Sports Foundation H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.WomensSportsFoundation
WSUSA Wheelchair Sports, USA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.wsusa.org 719-574-1150
WSW Women Who Have Sex With Women - CDC HHS Term Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/women.htm
WTO World Trade Organization H.I. Org. Priv. - Internat. Mgt. www.wto.org
WV-DHHR-BPH West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources - H.I. Org. - St. St. - WV Mgt. www.wvdhhr.gov/bph/ 304-558-2971
WV-DHHR-BPH Bureau for Public Health H.I. Org. - St. St. - WV Mgt. www.wvdhhr.gov/bph/ 304-558-2971
WWMCCS World Wide Military Command & Control System (ended 1996) U.S. System now GCCS Mgt. now GCCS
WWRS WIC Works Resource System - USDA / AoA HHS / USDA Fed. Mgt. www.nal.usda.gov/wicworks/
WY Work Year (formerly man-year) (CMS ref.) H.I. Term General Mgt.
Wyeth (WYE) Wyeth (Pharma. & Health Care) (Hq. USA) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.wyeth.com 1947
Wyeth Pharm. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (Hq. USA -1947) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.wyeth.com 1947 41,000
Wyeth Rsch. Wyeth Research (Hq. USA -1947) (PhRMA M.) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Global Mgt. www.wyeth.com/research
XA Extended Architecture Operation System (SSA) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XAC Cross Reference Account Code H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
Xanodyne Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - U.S. Mgt. www.xanodyne.com 2001
Xcel Xcel Pharmaceuticals (now Valeant - 2005) H.I. Org. - Mfg. Priv. - Mgt. www.xcelpharmaceuticals.com
XCN Executive Control Number H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XCOM External Communications System H.I. System General Mgt.
XDE Extended Development Environment H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XDP Extended Data Processing H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XDR Extended Data Representation H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XHTML Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
XID Exchange Identifier H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XIV Title 14 Grants to States - Aid to Permanently & Totally Disabled H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
XIX Title 19 Grants to States - Medical Assistance Programs (MAA) H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
XIXED Title 19 Entitlement Date H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
XL Excelerator (CASE tool software) H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XLD Excelerator Dictionary H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XMBA Executive Masters in Business Administration Professional Title Priv. Mgt. HCCA
XML Extensible Markup Language H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
XMLA XML for Applications H.I. Data Term General Mgt.
XMS Cross Memory Services H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XMT Transmit H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XMTL Transmittal H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XP FSG XP Family Support Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.xpfamilysupport.org
XPfamily XP Family Support Group H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.xpfamilysupport.org
XPS Xeroderma Pigmentosum Society H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.xps.org
XQA Expanded Quality Assurance H.I. Term / HHS General Mgt.
XRAN Cross Reference Account Number H.I. Term - Data General Mgt.
XVI Title 16 Grants to States for Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled H.I. Law Fed. Mgt. or Aid & Medical Assistance for the
XVIII Title 18 Medicare H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
XX Title 20 State operated home health care entitlement program H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
XXI Title 21 State Child Health Program H.I. Law Fed. Mgt.
Y2K year 2000 H.I. Term General Mgt.
YMCA YMCA of the USA H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.ymca.net
Y-ME Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization (m. NHC) H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.y-me.org
YMSM Young Men Who Have Sex With Men - HAB / HRSA HHS Term Fed. / St. Mgt. http://hab.hrsa.gov/special/ocp_index.htm
YRBSS Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System - CDC HHS Database Fed. Mgt. www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/index.htm
ZBB Zero Based Budgeting (OMB Circular A115) - CMS - CMS HHS Term. General Mgt.
ZCTA Zip Code Tabulation Areas (see ACS - Census Bureau) HUD / Census Fed. Mgt. www.census.gov/acs/
ZD Zero Defects H.I. Term General Mgt.
Zero to Three Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.zerotothree.org
ZI Zonal Index H.I. Term General Mgt.
ZIP Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP Codes) H.I. Term General Mgt.
ZIP+4 9 digit ZIP Code Plan H.I. Term General Mgt.
ZO Zero Overpricing H.I. Term General Mgt.
ZPG Population Connection H.I. Org. Priv. Mgt. www.populationconnection.org
ZST Zone Standard Time H.I. Term General Mgt.
ZULU Greenwich Mean Time H.I. Term General Mgt. www.mthurricane.com