Improving the Coordination of Services for Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Profiles of Four State Medicaid Initiatives. Acronyms


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

ACT Assertive Community Treatment
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BHO Behavioral Health Organization
BHSN Behavioral Health Safety Net
CCE Care Coordination Entity
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CHI Tennessee Creating Homes Initiative
CMHC Community Mental Health Center
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CPST Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment
CSoC Comprehensive System of Care
CSP Community Support Program
CSPECH Massachusetts Community Support Program for Ending Chronic Homelessness  
CSW Community Support Worker
DHH Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
DMHSAS   Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
ED Emergency Department
EHR Electronic Health Record
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
HEDIS Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information
HFS Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
HHG Massachusetts Home and Healthy for Good
HHO Illinois Heartland Health Outreach
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HMIS Homeless Management Information Systems
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICM Intensive Case Management
LBHP Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership
LOCUS Level of Care Utilization System
MBHO Managed Behavioral Health Organization
MBHP Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership
MCO Managed Care Organization
MHCC Illinois My Health Care Coordination
MHCM Mental Health Case Management
MHSA Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
NOM National Outcome Measure
OBH Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health
PCC Primary Care Clinician
PCP Primary Care Physician
PMPM Per-Member Per-Month
PSH Permanent Supportive Housing
SAMHSA HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SMI Serious Mental Illness
SMOC South Middlesex Opportunity Council
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SUD Substance Use Disorder
T4H Illinois Together4Health
TAMHO Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations

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