HHS Research Initiative Regarding Transformations in Health and Human Services: Report of the Working Group. C. List of Acronyms

07/24/1996

AAPCC

Adjusted Average Per Capita Cost

ACCESS

Access to Community Care and Effective Services

ACF

Administration for Children and Families

ACYF

Administration on Children, Youth and Families

ADSS

Alcohol Drug Services Survey

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AHCPR

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

AI/AN

American Indians/Alaska Natives

BPHC

Bureau of Primary Health Care

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

CC

(Warren Grant Magnuson) Clinical Center

CCDP

Comprehensive Child Development Program

CHC

Community Health Center

DASIS

Drug and Alcohol Services Information System

DCRT

Division of Computer Research and Technology

DOI

Department of the Interior

DRG

Division of Research Grants

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease

FIC

Fogarty International Center

GPRA

Government Performance and Results Act

HEDIS

Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set

HERS

HIV Epidemiology Research Study

IOM

Institute of Medicine

I/T/U

IHS/Tribal/Urban

JOBS

Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training Program

LSOA

Longitudinal Survey on Aging

MACS

Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

MCBS

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

MTS

Medicare Transaction System

NCHGR

National Center for Human Genome Research

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCRR

National Center for Research Resources

NEHIS

National Employer Health Insurance Survey

NEI

National Eye Institute

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NHLBI

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NIA

National Institute on Aging

NIAAA

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAMS

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

NICHD

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIDA

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDCD

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

NIDDK

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

NIDR

National Institute of Dental Research

NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NINDS

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

NINR

National Institute of Nursing Research

NIS

National Immunization Survey

NLM

National Library of Medicine

NNHS

National Nursing Home Survey

NSFH

National Survey of Families and Households

OIRM

Office of Information Resources Management

OOP

Object Oriented Programming

OPDIVs

Operating Divisions

PACE

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

PDQ

Physician's Data Query

PRO

Professional Review Organizations

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

RPMS

Resource and Patient Management System

RTCs

Regional Treatment Centers

SEER

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results

SMRFs

State Medicaid Research Files

SROS

Services Research Outcomes Study

STAFFDIVs

Staff Divisions

WIHS

Women's Interagency HIV Study

WITS

Womens and Infants Transmission Study