An Inventory Of Federally Sponsored HIV And HIV-Relevant Databases. Guide To Acronyms

07/01/2000

AACTG

Adult AIDS Clinical Trial Group

AAR

Annual Administrative Report

ACSUS

AIDS Cost and Services Utilization Survey

ADAP

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

AHA

American Hospital Association

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIDS

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

AETC

AIDS Education and Training Center

ALIVE

AIDS Link to the Intravenous Experience

AMA

American Medical Association

ASD

Adult/Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Project

ASPE

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

AVEG

AIDS Vaccine Evaluation Group

BMAD-IV

Medicare Annual Data Beneficiary File IV

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

CARE

Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act

CASI

Computer assisted self-interviewing

CATI

Computer assisted telephone interview

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHSRP

Center for Health Services Research and Policy

CLDS

Client Level Data Set

CPCRA

Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS

CPT

Common Procedural Terminology

CRCE

Consolidated Report of Contract Expenditures

CTS

HIV Counseling and Testing System

DAIDS

Division of AIDS, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

EMA

Eligible Metropolitan Area

FQHC

Federally qualified health center

FFY

Federal fiscal year

HCUP-3

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

HAB

HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

NAMCS

National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

HARS

HIV/AIDS Reporting System

HCFA(now known as CMS)

Health Care Financing Administration(now known as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS))

HCSUS

HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study

HEDS

HIV Early Detection Study

HERS

HIV Epidemiologic Research Study

HIO

Health insuring organizations

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

HIVNET

HIV Network for Prevention Trials

HMO

Health maintenance organization

HOPS

HIV Outpatient Study

HPTN

HIV Prevention Clinical Trials Network

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

HVTN

HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials Network

ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition, Clinical Modifications

ICF

Intermediate care facility

ICI

Interactive computer interviewing

ICR

Immunology Case Registry

IPC

Infected Participant Cohort

IRB

Institutional Review Board

MACS

Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

MEDPAR

Medicare Provider Analysis and Review

MSA

Metropolitan Statistical Area

MSIS

Medicaid Statistical Information System

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NDI

National Death Index

NF

Nursing facility

NHAMCS

National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

NHANES

National Health Examination Statistics Surveys

NHCS

National Health Care Survey

NHDS

National Hospital Discharge Survey

NHHCS

National Home and Hospice Care Survey

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NICHD

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIDA

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NNHS

National Nursing Home Survey

NSAS

National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery

NIS

Nationwide Inpatient Sample

NSFG

National Survey of Family Growth

NTIS

National Technical Information Service

NVSS

National Vital Statistics System

ODB

Observational Data Base

OI

Opportunistic infection

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

PCCM

Primary care case management

PHS

Public Health Service

PIDS

Public Information Data Set

PSD

Pediatric Spectrum of HIV Disease Project

PSU

Primary statistical unit

REACH

Reaching for Excellence in Adolescent Care and Health Project

RWCA

Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act

SAMSHA

Substance and Mental Health Administration

S-CHIP

State Children’s Health Insurance Program

SHAS

Supplement to Routine HIV and AIDS Surveillance Project

SID

State Inpatient Database

SLAITS

State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey

SPNS

Special Projects of National Significance

SSA

Social Security Administration

TANF

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

UB

Uniform billing

VAMC

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VPS

Vaccine Preparedness Study

WITS

Women and Infants Transmission Study

WIHS

Women’s Interagency HIV Study

YRBS

National School-Based Youth Risk Behavior Survey