Effect of PACE on Costs, Nursing Home Admissions, and Mortality: 2006-2011. ACRONYMS


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices.

ADL Activity of Daily Living
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
CCW Chronic Conditions Warehouse
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  
ER Emergency Room
FFS Fee-For-Service
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCC Hierarchical Conditions Category
IP Inpatient file
LT Long-Term Care file
LTC-MDS   Long-Term Care Minimum Dataset
MARx Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug
MAX Medicaid Analytic eXtract
MBSF Master Beneficiary Summary File
MDS Minimum Dataset
NH Nursing Home
OT Other file
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PBPM Per Beneficiary Per Month
PS Personal Summary file
Rx Prescription Drug file
SAF Standard Analytic File
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SNP Special Needs Plan
UPL Upper Payment Limit

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