Interstate Variation and Progress Toward Balance in Use of and Expenditure for Long-Term Services and Supports in 2009. Acronyms


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices. Also see Appendix A for term descriptions.

ACA Affordable Care Act
ACS American Community Survey
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis
(within the U.S. Department of Commerce)
BIP Balancing Incentive Payments
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
(within the U.S. Department of Labor)
BOE Basis of Eligibility
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DRA Deficit Reduction Act
FFS Fee-For-Service
FY Fiscal Year
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HHA Home Health Agency
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ID/DD Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
ICF/IID Intermediate Care Facility for People with Intellectual Disabilities  
ICF/MF   Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
ILTC Institutional Long-Term Care
KFF Kaiser Family Foundation
LTC Long-Term Care
LTSS Long-Term Services and Supports
MAX Medicaid Analytic eXtract
MFP Money Follows the Person
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System
NF Nursing Facility
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(within the U.S. Department of Commerce)
OAA Old Age Assistance
OES Occupational Employment Statistics
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PS MAX Person Summary
SEP Single Entry Point
SSI Supplemental Security Income


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