Assessing the Impact of Parity in the Large Group Employer-Sponsored Insurance Market: Final Report. APPENDIX A: Definitions of Acronyms and Abbreviations


Acronym Definition
ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
AUD Alcohol Use Disorder
BH Behavioral Health
CCAE Truven Health MarketScan® Commercial Claims and Encounters
CCS Clinical Classifications Softward
ED Emergency Department
FIL Buccal Film
FR Financial Requirement
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GER Glutealextended Release
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ICD-9-CM   International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
IM Intramuscular
ITS Interrupted Time Series
MAT Medication-Assisted Treatment
MH Mental Health
MHPAEA Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008  
MM Mucous Membrane
NDC National Drug Code
NQTL Non-Quantitative Treatment Limit
OUD Opioid Use Disorder
QTL Quantitative Treatment Limit
SL Sublingual
SMI Serious Mental Illness
SUD Substance Use Disorder
TAB Tablet