ARRA (Stimulus Plan) Acronyms

  • A/I/U ”“Adopt, implement or upgrade
  • CAH ”“Critical Access Hospital
  • CCN ”“CMS Certification Number
  • CDS ”“Clinical Decision Support
  • CMS ”“Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • CY ”“Calendar Year
  • EHR ”“Electronic Health Record
  • EP ”“Eligible Professional
  • eRx ”“E-Prescribing
  • FFS ”“Fee-for-service
  • FY ”“Federal Fiscal Year
  • HHS ”“U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • HIT ”“Health Information Technology
  • HITECH Act ”“Health Information Technology for Electronic and Clinical Health Act
  • HITPC ”“Health Information Technology Policy Committee
  • HIPAA ”“Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
  • HPSA ”“Health Professional Shortage Area
  • IFR ”“Interim Final Rule
  • MA ”“Medicare Advantage
  • MCMP ”“Medicare Care Management Performance Demonstration
  • MITA-Medicaid Information Technology Architecture
  • MU ”“Meaningful Use
  • NPI ”“National Provider Identifier
  • NPRM ”“Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
  • OMB ”“Office of Management and Budget
  • ONC ”“Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology
  • PQRI ”“Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative
  • Recovery Act ”“American Reinvestment & Recovery Act of 2009
  • TIN ”“Taxpayer Identification Number

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