Health Information Exchange in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Settings: Final Report. Acronyms


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

ACA Affordable Care Act
ACC Accountable Care Collaborative
ACO Accountable Care Organization
ACTION Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks
ADT Admission Discharge Transfer
ALF Assisted Living Facility
APCD All-Payer Claims Database
API Application Program Interface
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
C-CDA Consolidated-Clinical Data Architecture
CASPER Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports
CCD Continuity of Care Document
CCW Chronic Conditions Warehouse
CEHRT Certified Electronic Health Record Technology
CIVHC Center for Improving Value in Health Care
CMMI Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CORHIO Colorado Regional Health Information Organization
CRISP Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients
DSM Direct Secure Messaging
e-INTERACT   Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers
eHIE Electronic Health Information Exchange
EHR Electronic Health Record
EMS Emergency Medical Services
ER Emergency Room
FFS Fee-For-Service
FHIR Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HEAL NY Healthcare Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers Capital Grant Program  
HHA Home Health Agency
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIE Health Information Exchange
HIMSS Health Information and Management Systems Society
HIO Health Information Organization
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HISP Healthcare Information Services Provider
HIT Health Information Technology
HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
HITPAC Health Information Technology for Post-Acute Care
HL-7 Health Level Seven
HRSA HHS Health Resources and Services Administration
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, ninth version
IDN Integrated Delivery Network
IDSN Integrated Delivery System or Network
IHIE Indiana Health Information Exchange
IMPACT Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation
IRB Institutional Review Board
IRF Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
KeyHIE Keystone Health Information Exchange
LAND Local Adopter for Network Distribution
LTCH Long-Term Care Hospital
LTPAC Long-Term and Post-Acute Care
MAX Medicaid Analytic Extract
MDH Minnesota Department of Health
MDS Minimum Data Set
MeHI Massachusetts eHealth Institute
MiHIN Michigan Health Information Network
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System
MU Meaningful Use
NF Nursing Facility
NH Nursing Home
OHIP Ohio Health Information Partnership
ONC HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
PCC PointClickCare
PCMH Patient-Centered Medical Home
PDF Portable Document Format
PIPP Performance-Based Incentive Payment Plan
QIO Quality Improvement Organization
RCCO Regional Care Collaborative Organization
REC Regional Extension Center
RFP Request for Proposal
RHIO Regional Health Information Organization
ROI Return on Investment
SEE Surrogate Electronic Health Record Environment
SHADAC State Health Access Data Assistance Center
SIM State Innovation Model
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
T-MSIS Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System
TEFT Testing Experience and Functional Tools

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