Developing Quality Measures for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia: Final Report. Acronyms


ACT assertive community treatment
APA American Psychiatric Association
ASPE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BHO behavioral healthcare organization
BMI body mass index
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DHHS   New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services  
ED emergency department
EHR electronic health record
FFS fee-for-service
FUH follow-up after hospitalization
HCPCS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c
HMO health maintenance organization
ICSI Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
IQR interquartile range
LAI long-acting injectable
MAX Medicaid Analytic eXtract
MBHO managed behavioral healthcare organization
MMDLN Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
NACBHDD   National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors  
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
NQF National Quality Forum
PCP primary care provider
PDC proportion of days covered
PORT   Patient Outcomes Research Team
RCT randomized controlled trial
SMI serious mental illness
SPMI serious and persistent mental illness  
TAG Technical Advisory Group
WFBH Wake Forest Baptist Health

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