National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2016 Update. Acronyms


A4 Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's
AAA Area Agency on Aging
AAIC Alzheimer's Association International Conference
ACL Administration for Community Living
AD Alzheimer's Disease
ADC Alzheimer's Disease Center
ADCS Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study
ADEAR Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral
ADGC Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
ADI-SSS Alzheimer's Disease Initiative-Specialized Supportive Services
ADL Activity of Daily Living
ADNI Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
ADRD Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias
ADS Adult Day Services
ADSP Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project
ADSSP Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AIDD Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AlzCAP Alzheimer's Disease Community Assistance Program
AMP Accelerating Medicines Partnership
AoA Administration on Aging
ASPE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
AWV Annual Wellness Visit
BMI Body Mass Index
BPSD Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEAD Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
CFPB Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
CGEP Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CMCS Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
CMMI Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
CMP Civil Monetary Penalty
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CMT Contract Management Team
CNCS Corporation for National and Community Service
COPE Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environments
DCN Dementia Caregiving Network
DFA Dementia Friendly America
DICE Describe, Investigate, Create and Evaluate algorithm
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DoD U.S. Department of Defense
DoJ U.S. Department of Justice
DoL U.S. Department of Labor
DSRTF Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
eCQM electronic Clinical Quality Measures
EHR Electronic Health Record
eLTSS electronic Long-Term Services and Supports
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FFS Fee-For-Service
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
FTD Frontotemporal Dementia Degeneration
FY Fiscal Year
GEC Geriatric Education Center
GSA Gerontological Society of America
GTPD Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists and Behavioral and Mental Health Providers
GWEP Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
HBI Healthy Brain Initiative
HBRN Healthy Brain Research Network
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCIA Health Care Innovation Award
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT Health Information Technology
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HMD NAS Health and Medicine Division
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
IADRFC International Alzheimer's Disease Research Funder Consortium
IADRP International Alzheimer's Disease Research Portfolio
IAP Innovation Accelerator Program
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision
ICRC Integrated Care Resource Center
IDD Intellectual and Developmental Disability
IHS Indian Health Service
IMPACT Act Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act
LBD Lewy Body Dementia
LBDA Lewy Body Dementia Association
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
LTCO Long-Term Care Ombudsman
LTSS Long-Term Services and Supports
MCI Mild Cognitive Impairment
MDH Minnesota Department of Health
MDS Minimum Data Set
MMP Medicare-Medicaid Plan
MOOC Massive Online Open Course
NADRC National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center
NAPA National Alzheimer's Project Act
NAS National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine
NCEA National Center on Elder Abuse
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NIA National Institute on Aging
NIAGADS National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMHD National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NLRC National Legal Resource Center
NORC National Ombudsman Resource Center
NPS Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
NQF National Quality Forum
NSF National Science Foundation
NYSDOH New York State Department of Health
OASH Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
OCR HHS Office of Civil Rights
ONC HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
ONDCP White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
OPM U.S. Office of Personnel Management
ORD VA Office of Research and Development
OWH HHS Office on Women's Health
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PCP Person-Centered Plan
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PHR Personal Health Record
PQRS Physician Quality Reporting System
PRARP Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program
PRC Prevention Research Center
QIO Quality Improvement Organization
RDS Research Down Syndrome
REACH Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregivers' Health
RFA Request for Application
RFI Request for Information
ROAR Recruiting Older Adults into Research
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SASH Support and Services at Home
SDM Supported Decision Making
SSA U.S. Social Security Administration
TAP Tailoring Activities for Persons with Dementia and Caregivers
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TCPI Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VCID Vascular contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
VD-HCBS Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services
WDC World Dementia Council
WHO World Health Organization
WV CARES West Virginia Coordinated Action, Response, Education and Support