An Investigation of Interstate Variation in Medicaid Long-Term Care Use and Expenditures Across 40 States in 2006. Acronyms


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

ACS American Community Survey
ADL Activity of Daily Living
BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis
BIP Balancing Incentive Payments
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BOE Basis of Eligibility
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
FFS Fee-For-Service
FY Fiscal Year
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HHA Home Health Agency
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
ID/DD Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
ICF/IID   Intermediate Care Facility for People with Intellectual Disabilities  
ILTC Institutional Long-Term Care
LTC Long-Term Care
MAX Medicaid Analytic eXtract
MFP Money Follows the Person
MSIS Medicaid Statistical Information System
NBIP National Balancing Indicator Project
NOAA   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PS Person Summary
RTCL Research and Training Center on Community Living  
SSI Supplemental Security Income
UMN University of Michigan

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